Posted by: Cynthia Orellana Commonwealth Corps Coordinator Last Friday, over 50 Commonwealth Corps members, Alums and program partners from the eastern side of the state joined Governor Patrick and an additional 50+ community volunteers for a holiday- themed service project hosted by City Year. Corps …Continue Reading Governor and Commonwealth Corps Prepare Donations for the Holidays
Posted by: Liz Curtis, Executive Director, Massachusetts Interagency Council on Housing and Homelessness Across the state a revitalized effort is underway to work with faith communities in the effort to end homelessness. Today a group of faith-based organizations came together to talk about their successes …Continue Reading Faith communities working together to end homelessness
Posted by: Cynthia Orellana, Commonwealth Corps Coordinator On Thursday evening we held our latest forum of the “What’s Your Massachusetts” Young Adult series with Secretary Greg Bialecki of the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development. This time we met with about 100 …Continue Reading Engaging Young Adults on the Cape
Posted by: Liz Curtis, Executive Director, Massachusetts Interagency Council on Housing and Homelessness On Monday, November 16th, a group of homeless service providers, advocates and state agency representatives from across the state came together for a Peer Learning Session in Worcester. The session …Continue Reading The Fight to End Homelessness Goes to Worcester
Posted by: Elizabeth Clay, Director of Grassroots Governance This morning I had the opportunity to join Governor Patrick, Secretary Greg Bialecki, fellow state employees and young people from Boston’s Year Up Program volunteering at the Greater Boston Food Bank, sorting cans of food to be …Continue Reading Governor volunteers at the Greater Boston Food Bank – How will you get involved this winter?
Posted by: Liz Curtis, Executive Director, Massachusetts Interagency Council on Housing and Homelessness Each year the National Coalition for the Homeless and the National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness sponsor National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week. As we lead up to Thanksgiving we …Continue Reading It’s National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week! Get Involved!
Posted by: Madelyn Grant, Senior Assistant Director, Governor’s Office of Boards and Commissions “And I will be calling on you each one of you to stay engaged, to bring forward your solutions, not just your problems, to suggest a better way, to keep your …Continue Reading Serve the Commonwealth on a Board or Commission: Find Out How
Posted by: Secretary Ann L. Hartstein, Executive Office of Elder Affairs Having been involved with seniors most of my professional life, I am deeply committed to the idea that if I want to know what people are thinking and what they want, I have to …Continue Reading Connecting with Seniors across the Commonwealth
Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio Greetings, I’m Jeffrey Simon. I head up the Massachusetts Recovery and Reinvestment Office. Governor Patrick has assigned our office the task of overseeing the federal stimulus program here in Massachusetts. I’d like to fill …Continue Reading Engage with the MA Recovery and Reinvestment Office
Posted by: Brianna Busby, Governor’s Statewide Youth Council member (Plymouth County) On October 24, 2009 the Governor’s Statewide Youth Council, in partnership with the Governor’s Office of Community Affairs and the Department of Public Health, hosted their first ever Connecting For Change: Youth Empowerment Project …Continue Reading Connecting For Change Summit – Youth Empowerment in the Commonwealth