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MASSCAP Road to Opportunity: Finding the Way Forward

ROAD TO OPPORTUNITY: FINDING THE WAY FORWARD October 10, 2018 DID YOU KNOW: MA Facts MA Poverty Rate Remains Flat in 2017 +1 in 10 MA residents lived below the poverty line in 2017, essentially the same as the rate in

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Why being nice to your coworkers is good for business

OCTOBER 3, 2018 TODAY’S TED TALK Why being nice to your coworkers is good for business Looking to get ahead in your career? Start by being nice to your coworkers, says leadership researcher Christine Porath. In this science-backed talk, she

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APA Article: American girls read and write better than boys

News Release: American Girls Read and Write Better Than Boys Take a look at this news release based on research from American Psychologist on how American girls read and write better than boys http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/releases/amp-amp0000356.pdf

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Why museums are returning cultural treasures

SEPTEMBER 23, 2018 TODAY’S TED TALK Why museums are returning cultural treasures Archaeologist and curator Chip Colwell collects artifacts for his museum, but he also returns them to where they came from. In a thought-provoking talk, he shares how some

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EPS Region 6 September Newsletter

September Newsletter In the newsletter below you will find: Invitation to our first Collaborative Meeting of the year Opportunity to partner with EPS to offer a free evening at the Boston Children’s Museum to your educators and families Application for

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MASSCAP Road to Opportunity: Finding the Way Forward

ROAD TO OPPORTUNITY: FINDING THE WAY FORWARD September 18, 2018 DID YOU KNOW: About Nancy Wagman, Kids Count Director, MassBudget and “Obstacles on the Road to Opportunity: Finding a Way Forward” Author Nancy started her career in Community Action – in a WIC program overseen by ABCD in Mission Hill,

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What’s new at OWD? Facilities apprenticeship, re-entry project & more!

Boston Gets Working News & Updates from OWD OWD & partners launch first-in-the-state apprenticeship for Facilities Maintenance Techs The Mayor’s Office of Workforce Development (OWD) and community partners have launched the first registered apprenticeship for Facilities Maintenance Technicians in Massachusetts.

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Shop Safely Online with These Tips

Be Safe and Secure with These Online Shopping Tips The internet makes a lot of daily activities easier and more convenient, including shopping. But it’s important to be safe and responsible online. Make sure you’re on top of the latest tips,

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Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

Learn How to Improve Your Sleeping Habits Over one third of adults in the U.S. don’t sleep enough. Not getting enough sleep is linked with type 2 diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and depression among other conditions. Sleep is not optional

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Has Public Transportation Improved? We want to hear from you!

In case you missed it… The Boston Globe launched a poll: “Has MBTA service seen much improvement under Governor Charles Baker?” The article features two arguments, the “nay” is provided by GreenRoots’ Associate Executive Director Maria Belen Power. Read the full article!

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