Written by: Fallon Rice of the Governor’s Youth Council My name is Fallon Rice and I have been on the Governor’s Statewide Youth Council since November of 2011. I have always been involved in my community, and through that have made connections with many …Continue Reading Fallon Rice – Governor’s Youth Council
Written by: Kit Freddura of the Governor’s Youth Council The Governor’s Statewide Youth Council popped into my life very unexpectedly. One day my guidance counselor pulled me aside after class and handed me a packet about the Council. I had never heard of it before …Continue Reading Kit Freddura – Governor’s Youth Council
Rose Arruda Event Outreach Department of Argiculture Squeals of delight will once again echo through Nurses’ Hall to the front lawn of the State House during the Annual Tree Lighting event on Monday, December 12, as nearly 150 children (and many adults) will gather for …Continue Reading Holiday Festivities at the State House
Welcome to another episode of Bay State Briefs This week, the Governor discusses youth violence prevention initiatives in Roxbury, meets his summer interns, honors 100 outstanding college bound high schoolers, discusses storm recovery and rebuilding in Western Massachusetts and celebrates the groundbreaking of the new …Continue Reading Bay State Briefs: Youth Violence Prevention, Meeting the Summer Interns, Rebuilding Western MA & Vertex
Cynthia Orellana Director, Commonwealth Corps Last Tuesday, June 14th Commonwealth Corps joined Governor Patrick for a Celebration of Service at Fenway Park, Boston. Nearly 300 people gathered in the morning to recognize the great community service work and resources that the Corps has leveraged in …Continue Reading Celebration of Service
Governor Patrick with students at Stoneham High School. (Matt Bennett/Governor’s Office) There’s been a lot of activity on the education front lately, with the Governor and Lt. Governor’s team focused on implementing last year’s Education Reform bill and making sure that a great school is …Continue Reading Education Reform Update
Cynthia Orellana Director, Commonwealth Corps As I reflect upon my youth, I can remember the different supportive adults who were there to lend an ear and guide me through moments of discovery and help me become much of who I am today. For many young …Continue Reading There are 3,000 youth waiting for you!
October 4, 2010 Students of Massachusetts: My path to Massachusetts may be similar to your own. I’m originally from elsewhere, the South Side of Chicago. I came here as a teenager when a program called “A Better Chance” offered me just that – a chance …Continue Reading Dear Students: Stay Here