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Juntos Estamos Prontos: Considerações sobre os indivíduos com necessidades funcionais e de acesso Posted on Sep 17

O Departamento de Saúde Pública de Massachusetts adotou a metodologia de “Toda a Comunidade” para lidar com emergências. Esta metodologia foi iniciada pela Agência Federal de Administração de Emergências (FEMA) em 2011, quando reconheceu a necessidade de um esforço coletivo entre o setor privado, as   …Continue Reading Juntos Estamos Prontos: Considerações sobre os indivíduos com necessidades funcionais e de acesso

Partnering with the Legislature to Prevent Suicides and Save Lives Posted on Sep 17

Governor Patrick recently signed into law An Act Relative to the Reduction of Gun Violence, reforming the state’s gun lawsin an effort to reduce gun violence and create safer and healthier communities across the Commonwealth. These newly enacted provisions are focused on four key areas:   …Continue Reading Partnering with the Legislature to Prevent Suicides and Save Lives

Together We’re Ready: Considerations for Individuals with Access and Functional Needs Posted on Sep 16

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is committed to the “Whole Community” approach to emergency management which was initiated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in 2011, when FEMA recognized the need for a collective effort on the part of the private sector, community   …Continue Reading Together We’re Ready: Considerations for Individuals with Access and Functional Needs

Why Stroller Rides Aren’t for Me Posted on Sep 10

Why Stroller Rides Aren’t for Me

I don’t love working out. Physical activity is not something I crave, it’s something I have to make myself do. It’s always been a struggle for me to keep active, but throughout my life I’ve found things that worked for me: high school sports, going   …Continue Reading Why Stroller Rides Aren’t for Me

Juntos, estamos listos: Participé – ¡Únase a la preparación! Posted on Sep 9

Este 11 de septiembre se conmemora el 13º aniversario de los ataques terroristas en Nueva York, Washington DC, y en la zona aérea de Pennsylvania. También marca el sexto año en que el Día Nacional de Servicio y Memoria ha honrado a aquellos que perdieron   …Continue Reading Juntos, estamos listos: Participé – ¡Únase a la preparación!

Juntos Estamos Prontos: Envolva-se – una-se à resposta Posted on Sep 9

Este 11 de setembro farão 13 anos que sofremos os ataques terroristas em Nova Iorque, Washington DC e o ataque aéreo na Pensilvânia. Também será o sexto ano do Dia Nacional de Serviço e Lembrança, que homenageia a vida dos feridos e dos que morreram,   …Continue Reading Juntos Estamos Prontos: Envolva-se – una-se à resposta

Together We’re Ready: Get Involved – Join the Response! Posted on Sep 8

This September 11th marks the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in New York, Washington DC, and in the air over Pennsylvania. It also marks the sixth year that a National Day of Service and Remembrance has honored the lives of those who were injured   …Continue Reading Together We’re Ready: Get Involved – Join the Response!

¡Celebramos el 40º Aniversario de WIC! Posted on Sep 8

¡Celebramos el 40º Aniversario de WIC!

La semana pasada tuve el placer de celebrar con el Programa de Nutrición de Mujeres, Infantes y Niños (WIC) de Massachusetts su 40º Aniversario con un evento de gala en la Casa Estatal. Así que no hay mejor tiempo que el presente para darle un   …Continue Reading ¡Celebramos el 40º Aniversario de WIC!

Mass WIC Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary! Posted on Sep 8

Mass WIC Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary!

I recently had the distinct pleasure of helping the Massachusetts Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program celebrate its 40th anniversary at a gala event at the State House. So it seems there’s no time like the present to take a few moments to look   …Continue Reading Mass WIC Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary!

Juntos, estamos listos: Preparación individual y familiar Posted on Sep 4

Estar preparado toma más esfuerzo que una simple acción, es el resultado de muchas acciones colectivas que llevan a la preparación. Al igual que en otras ocasiones cuando “deberíamos hacer las cosas”, muchos de nosotros optamos por no hacer nada en absoluto con la excusa   …Continue Reading Juntos, estamos listos: Preparación individual y familiar