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Category Archives: Empowering Our Youth

Massachusetts Teens Speak Up About ‘Safe Jobs for Youth’ Posted on May 22

Massachusetts Teens Speak Up About ‘Safe Jobs for Youth’

Posted by Sara Rattigan, Health Communications Specialist in the Occupational Health Surveillance Program. This April and May have been packed with events all about making workplaces safer for Massachusetts teens. First, Governor Patrick proclaimed May 2012 to be Young Worker Safety Month, an important reminder   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Teens Speak Up About ‘Safe Jobs for Youth’

More Than Words, Indeed: Helping Teens Transition to Adults Posted on Oct 5

More Than Words, Indeed: Helping Teens Transition to Adults

  This is the third in a series of guest posts researched and written by five summer interns with the DPH Youth Violence Prevention Program. Their names are (l to r) Sanjay Raju, Lisandra Carranza, Amy Nwaobasi, Joseph Fox, and Imani Cosby.   When first walking   …Continue Reading More Than Words, Indeed: Helping Teens Transition to Adults

Mending a Village Posted on Sep 15

Mending a Village

 This is the second in a series of guest posts researched and written by five summer interns with the DPH Youth Violence Prevention Program. Their names are (l to r) Sanjay Raju, Lisandra Carranza, Amy Nwaobasi, Joseph Fox, and Imani Cosby. We’ve all heard the saying   …Continue Reading Mending a Village

For Youth, By Youth: Community Transformation in Mission Hill Posted on Aug 24

For Youth, By Youth: Community Transformation in Mission Hill

 This is the first in a series of guest posts researched and written by five summer interns with the DPH Youth Violence Prevention Program. Their names are (l to r) Sanjay Raju, Lisandra Carranza, Amy Nwaobasi, Joseph Fox, and Imani Cosby. Have you ever taken a   …Continue Reading For Youth, By Youth: Community Transformation in Mission Hill