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
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
Deval Patrick Governor, Commonwealth of Massachusetts View Governor’s Bio Today, I am remembering the sons and daughters of our Commonwealth and the thousands of others who were lost eight years ago in the tragedy of September 11th, 2001. That day, forever etched in our collective …Continue Reading National Day of Service and Remembrance
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 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?
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