Engage!

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

Tag Archives: youth services

Providing A Head Start on Life Posted on Jul 29

Providing A Head Start on Life

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio There are a few things I feel passionate about and one of those is early education. I have often said that there is no bigger value than the investment made on early education and   …Continue Reading Providing A Head Start on Life

An Alternative Route to a High School Degree Posted on Apr 8

An Alternative Route to a High School Degree

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio The next stop on my stimulus tour was the Prospect Program Alternative Middle High School in Gardner. I was immediately taken by the charm of this old school building — with its high ceilings,   …Continue Reading An Alternative Route to a High School Degree

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

Helping a Great City: The Story of Stimulus and Lowell Posted on Jan 14

Helping a Great City: The Story of Stimulus and Lowell

Jeffrey Simon Director, MA Recovery & Reinvestment Office View Jeffrey’s Bio As part of my ongoing effort to see the Faces of Economic Recovery across the state, I recently paid a visit to the Lowell Police and Fire Departments. I knew that both departments received Stimulus   …Continue Reading Helping a Great City: The Story of Stimulus and Lowell