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Encouraging citizen participation in government and public policy with occasional posts from the Governor of Massachusetts

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A Graduation Filled With Help, Hope and Second Chances Posted on May 10

A Graduation Filled With Help, Hope and Second Chances

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

Governor Patricks meets with hundreds of young adults at UMass Posted on Oct 26

Governor Patricks meets with hundreds of young adults at UMass

Posted by: Elizabeth Clay, Director of Grassroots Governance Wednesday afternoon we held our first lunchtime young adults meeting with Governor Patrick at UMass Amherst with more engaged and eager participants than ever before. (Check out The Daily Collegian and several local newspapers that covered the   …Continue Reading Governor Patricks meets with hundreds of young adults at UMass

Governor talks education, housing and more with young adults in Boston Posted on Oct 13

Governor talks education, housing and more with young adults in Boston

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

South Coast Wrap Up, Next Stop Boston! Join the conversation! Posted on Oct 2

South Coast Wrap Up, Next Stop Boston! Join the conversation!

Posted by: Elizabeth Clay, Director of Grassroots Governance On Tuesday a group of about 100 folks from the South Coast region joined us at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth for the “What’s Your Massachusetts” series. There was a lively mix of students from UMD, Bristol Community   …Continue Reading South Coast Wrap Up, Next Stop Boston! Join the conversation!

Next stop, South Coast. Tell us what you think! Posted on Sep 28

Next stop, South Coast. Tell us what you think!

Posted by: Elizabeth Clay, Director of Grassroots Governance We had a great young adults discussion last Wednesday in Springfield- thanks to everyone who joined us. Topics spanned affordable housing, education and transportation between Greater Springfield and the  colleges in Hampshire county. For young entrepreneurs and   …Continue Reading Next stop, South Coast. Tell us what you think!