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ORI Mary Truong featured among Boston’s Most Influential Minority Leaders

ORI Mary Truong featured among Boston’s Most Influential Minority Leaders posted on Apr 29

Mary Truong, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Office of Refugees and Immigrants (ORI), was among a list of a dozen of Boston’s most influential minority leaders who were chosen for the Get Konnected! Founder’s Choice Award which recognizes citizen activists. Get Konnected!, started by African   …Continue Reading ORI Mary Truong featured among Boston’s Most Influential Minority Leaders

MCDHH Providing Resources to Marathon Bombing Victims with Hearing Loss posted on Apr 22

With the 2016 Boston Marathon marking the third year after the bombings that killed three and injured hundreds, Marathon Bombing survivors are still suffering from the consequences of that fateful day. One area that is being newly addressed is the traumatic hearing loss that some   …Continue Reading MCDHH Providing Resources to Marathon Bombing Victims with Hearing Loss

Meet Shannon Hague - Social Worker in Massachusetts

Meet Shannon Hague – Social Worker in Massachusetts posted on Mar 28

Shannon Hague has been a social worker in Massachusetts for the past 13 years. During that time she has helped keep countless children safe. As far as Hague is concerned, social work has always been in her blood. Shannon’s mother was a social worker for   …Continue Reading Meet Shannon Hague – Social Worker in Massachusetts

What should you know about the Zika virus?

What should you know about the Zika virus? posted on Mar 2

The Zika virus has received wide attention over the past several months. Although Zika is present in the United States, with more than 100 confirmed cases, most people who get the virus do not get sick.  In New England, there are three confirmed cases of   …Continue Reading What should you know about the Zika virus?

Secretary Urena pays visit to St. Paul School

Secretary Urena pays visit to St. Paul School posted on Feb 4

Earlier this month, Secretary Francisco Ureña visited the St. Paul School in Hingham, Mass. where he read “Veterans: Heroes in our Neighborhood” to first and second graders. He also took the time to speak with students about the role veterans play in their service to the   …Continue Reading Secretary Urena pays visit to St. Paul School

Massachusetts Ranked #11 in Healthy Living in Recent Resident Survey

Massachusetts Ranked #11 in Healthy Living in Recent Resident Survey posted on Feb 1

Recently, a survey that spread throughout major cities in the United States ranked Massachusetts as the 21st best state in which to own a home. In what areas did we excel? The consensus across the country is that Massachusetts offers high levels of educational opportunity,   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Ranked #11 in Healthy Living in Recent Resident Survey

Women Veterans Recognized for Service and Strong Network at Appreciation Event

Women Veterans Recognized for Service and Strong Network at Appreciation Event posted on Nov 10

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is proud to honor all of those who have served our country in the armed forces this Veteran’s Day. Massachusetts is also proud to have a strong Women Veteran’s Network that acts as a central resource for women veterans. Established in   …Continue Reading Women Veterans Recognized for Service and Strong Network at Appreciation Event

DPH Commissioner Bharel  recognized for her work to provide health care to the state’s most vulnerable residents

DPH Commissioner Bharel recognized for her work to provide health care to the state’s most vulnerable residents posted on Nov 6

For two decades, Dr. Bharel has worked to improve the lives of vulnerable populations in Boston. Now, in her capacity as Commissioner of the Department of Public Health (DPH), she is expanding her reach to develop and implement reforms that will impact residents across the   …Continue Reading DPH Commissioner Bharel recognized for her work to provide health care to the state’s most vulnerable residents