Engage!

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

Tag Archives: seniors

Making a Difference: ABCD Corps Shines Posted on Mar 14

Making a Difference: ABCD Corps Shines

Cynthia Orellana Director, Commonwealth Corps Last Wednesday I had the opportunity to meet with 13 very inspiring and committed Commonwealth Corps members serving with Action for Boston Community Development, Inc. (ABCD). We sat down to talk about their service experience, what they have learned so   …Continue Reading Making a Difference: ABCD Corps Shines

Delivering Food, Friendship and Care Posted on Apr 23

Delivering Food, Friendship and Care

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio For my next visit on my stimulus tour of the state I went to Berkshire County. I really lucked out and after all of the rain we have had I got 2 beautiful days.   …Continue Reading Delivering Food, Friendship and Care

Opening Closed Doors Posted on Mar 3

Opening Closed Doors

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio   The stimulus anniversary is over and the work continues. Seeing how stimulus awards have impacted all kinds of people across the state continues to be an intensely gratifying experience. Most recently, I got   …Continue Reading Opening Closed Doors

Connecting with Seniors across the Commonwealth Posted on Nov 12

Connecting with Seniors across the Commonwealth

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