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

Tag Archives: youth employment

Bay State Briefs: Visiting Waltham, Barnstable High School & Rallying for Jobs Posted on Feb 25

It’s been another busy week in the Governor’s Office! This week, Governor Patrick travelled throughout the state promoting job creation and meeting with locals as they voice their concerns. On Tuesday, the Governor visited Career Opportunities in Hyannis to connect with unemployed youths and adults   …Continue Reading Bay State Briefs: Visiting Waltham, Barnstable High School & Rallying for Jobs

Fighting the Good Fight in Lynn Posted on Jul 16

Fighting the Good Fight in Lynn

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio One of the great things about the stimulus program is the sheer breadth of it. In my effort to get behind the numbers and see first hand the impact of stimulus on the citizens   …Continue Reading Fighting the Good Fight in Lynn

A Café, a Bookstore and a Path for a Life Posted on Mar 18

A Café, a Bookstore and a Path for a Life

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio As part of my ongoing effort to see how stimulus funds are impacting people across the state, I landed in the most unlikely of places: a bookstore. But this was no ordinary bookstore that   …Continue Reading A Café, a Bookstore and a Path for a Life

Talking with teens in Springfield Posted on Oct 29

Talking with teens in Springfield

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

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!