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Aug 8
6:45 PM to 8:45 PM
Board Organizing Meeting
Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public School, 23 Leonard Street, Dorchester, MA 02122
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Aug 22
6:45 PM to 8:45 PM
Special Board Meeting
Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public School, 23 Leonard Street, Dorchester, MA 02122
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Aug 24
8:20 AM to 4:20 PM
1st Day of School/Opening Celebration
Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public School, 23 Leonard Street, Dorchester, MA 02122
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DLA will host its annual Opening Day Ceremony.  All families are invited.  More information to follow.

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Upcoming Events

August 22
Special Board Meeting
6:45 PM
Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public School, 23 Leonard Street, Dorchester, MA 02122
Special Board Meeting
Aug 22
6:45 PM to 8:45 PM
Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public School, 23 Leonard Street, Dorchester, MA 02122
Board Calendar
August 24
1st Day of School/Opening Celebration
8:20 AM
Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public School, 23 Leonard Street, Dorchester, MA 02122
1st Day of School/Opening Celebration
Aug 24
8:20 AM to 4:20 PM
Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public School, 23 Leonard Street, Dorchester, MA 02122
School Calendar

DLA will host its annual Opening Day Ceremony.  All families are invited.  More information to follow.

September 4
Labor Day: No School
Labor Day: No School
Sep 4
School Calendar
September 12
Regular Monthly Board Meeting
6:45 PM
Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public School, 23 Leonard Street, Dorchester, MA 02122
Regular Monthly Board Meeting
Sep 12
6:45 PM to 8:45 PM
Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public School, 23 Leonard Street, Dorchester, MA 02122
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September 14
Parent Open House
Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public School, 23 Leonard Street, Dorchester, MA 02122
Parent Open House
Sep 14
Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public School, 23 Leonard Street, Dorchester, MA 02122
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October 10
Regular Monthly Board Meeting
6:45 PM
Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public School, 23 Leonard Street, Dorchester, MA 02122
Regular Monthly Board Meeting
Oct 10
6:45 PM to 8:45 PM
Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public School, 23 Leonard Street, Dorchester, MA 02122
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October 16
School Picture Day
Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public School, 23 Leonard Street, Dorchester, MA 02122
School Picture Day
Oct 16
Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public School, 23 Leonard Street, Dorchester, MA 02122
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Spotlights

DLA featured on CNN's Great Big Story

See DLA featured on CNN's Great Big Story as they highlight our Girls Rites of Passage program around self-esteem and confidence. More...
Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Presents:

Blacks In Wax 2017

Join us on June 20th from 6-8pm for our annual Blacks In Wax Museum. Come see our children transform into our great leaders of the past, sharing the history and great accomplishments of our African American and Latino Heroes and Sheroes. Admission $5 More...

Summer Breeze In Boston

Join us on June 16th from 6-10pm at Savvor Restaurant and Lounge for DLA's fundraising event. Come Network, Socialize and Listen to Great Music as we raise money for the education of our children. Purchase Tickets Early - $35 in advance! More...

Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Featured in Boston Globe

Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy was featured in the Boston Globe, on the front-page of the Metro Section! The article highlighted our emphasis on character development and self-love, and how Educator and Artist, Lovely Hoffman, used her My Black Is Beautiful music video to reinforce the school's mission More...
Lovely Hoffman with 7th & 8th Grade Students from Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy on the set of My Black Is Beautiful video shoot.

Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Mentioned in Huffington Post Article

Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy was mentioned in a Huffington Post article that explained why the music video--My Black is Beautiful--released by DLA teacher, Lovely Hoffman, is so impactful in helping young girls of color embrace their beauty. More...

Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Mentioned on Fox25 News

Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy was mentioned on Fox 25 news, as our very own, Lovely Hoffman, featured twelve of her 7th & 8th students in her, My Black Is Beautiful, music video. More...

Lovely Hoffman - "My Black Is Beautiful"

Musician and educator Lovely Hoffman has released her newest single "My Black Is Beautiful," a song that empowers and encourage young girls of color to embrace their blackness. More...

DLA Was Performance Level 1 Four Years In A Row

For four years in a row, Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public School was honored by the Governor for attaining Performance Level 1 accountability status for narrowing the achievement gap. “Level 1” achievement is the highest accountability level a school can receive, which classifies it as a high progress and high growth school in MCAS proficiency. For this high achievement, the Governor honored DLA as a Commendation School — a designation of the highest honor from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
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