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Monthly Archives: March 2012

National Brain Injury Awareness Month: Reaching Out to Veterans Posted on Mar 13

By Nicky Osborne, Director of Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC) – Brain Injury & Statewide Specialized Community Services (BI&SSCS) March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month, when the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC) redoubles its efforts to promote awareness that a brain injury can happen anytime, anywhere,   …Continue Reading National Brain Injury Awareness Month: Reaching Out to Veterans

Hire a Veteran ‘On Demand’ Posted on Mar 6

Hire a Veteran ‘On Demand’

By Department of Veterans’ Services Secretary Coleman F. Nee Despite recent positive news on declining unemployment, veterans as a whole remain unemployed at a much higher rate than national and state averages. Unemployment rates are even higher among young veterans and women veterans. (For the   …Continue Reading Hire a Veteran ‘On Demand’

The Department of Youth Services (DYS) celebrates teens using artwork for positive change Posted on Mar 2

On February 28th, the Department of Youth Services (DYS) hosted a reception at the Boston federal courthouse to showcase the works of a unique group of artists. The artists are children that have been involved with DYS, the state juvenile justice agency. The theme of   …Continue Reading The Department of Youth Services (DYS) celebrates teens using artwork for positive change