Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio The end of one year and the start of a new one are inevitably accompanied by reflection and resolution. For those of us involved in the stimulus program, we feel lucky to have seen some …Continue Reading Reflections: A Year of Stimulus
Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio I recently had the opportunity to see what will eventually be the largest wind blade testing facility in the world – and I didn’t have to leave Massachusetts to do it. The Wind Technology …Continue Reading A New Era in Energy Begins in Charlestown
Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio I had the privilege recently of attending a graduation at Action for Boston Community Development, an anti-poverty agency. The 14 graduates had completed a training course in Elder Care, one of four certification programs …Continue Reading A Graduation Filled With Help, Hope and Second Chances
Mary Kate Feeney Constituent Services Aide, Office of the Governor Recently, Governor Patrick has held town meetings around the Commonwealth. While the Governor attempts to answer every question, time constraints do get in the way. For the next several posts I’ll be answering some …Continue Reading Helping Homeless Women Veterans
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 Last Wednesday afternoon, we met with thirty Springfield Coalition Youth Ambassadors from different neighborhoods in Springfield as a part of the fall listening tour. They told us what they liked about living in Springfield and Massachusetts in …Continue Reading Talking with teens in Springfield
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
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