Posted by: Elizabeth Clay, Director of Grassroots Governance Last Thursday, we had a great conversation with Governor Patrick and four dynamic panelists: Joe Porcelli, Emmett Price, Hang Nina Nguyen and Desiree Arevalo. Over 150 people were there to share their perspectives, questions and suggestions. Getting …Continue Reading Governor talks education, housing and more with young adults in Boston
Deval Patrick Governor, Commonwealth of Massachusetts View Governor’s Bio Young adulthood is an especially exciting time, filled with new opportunities and independence. It can also be a particularly anxious time: not only are you embarking on a life of your own, you’re also often adjusting …Continue Reading Are you planning on staying here? Thinking of leaving?
Posted by: Pat Johnson, Chair, Governor’s Statewide Youth Council When we first applied to the Governor’s Statewide Youth Council we were drawn because of the way in which it had started. This council began from the ground up; its creation stemmed from tragedy, but in …Continue Reading Governor’s Youth Council brings fresh perspectives
Posted by: Elizabeth Clay, Director of Grassroots Governance Were you one of the 3400 people that attended one of the Governor’s Town Halls this summer? From the packed Reggie Lewis Center in Roxbury to sitting on the grass in Sharon- citizens came out to ask …Continue Reading Town Hall Wrap-up
Posted by: Elizabeth Clay, Director of Grassroots Governance With the economic downturn there is more community need than ever, but local non-profits that often rise to the call are stretched thinly. At the same time there are also people with talents and time to share, …Continue Reading Have you volunteered this summer?
Posted by: Elizabeth Clay, Director of Grassroots Governance Last Wednesday night the Governor’s Office of Civic Engagement hosted a great discussion about the state of the Commonwealth, from the perspective of young adults. Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Greg Bialecki made a pitch for …Continue Reading Keeping Young Adults in Massachusetts