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Kingston Girl Scouts
March 15, 2016
On March 15, 2016, the Kingston Girl Scouts hosted the fourth annual
"A Trip to What You Can Be" event.
A panel of professional women from all over Massachusetts, representing a variety of career paths and opportunities were present to answer questions. The event was attended by The Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts.
Opioid Awareness Month
March 7, 2016
On March 7, 2016, Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz addressed the opioid crisis at a forum held at Bridgewater-Raynham Regional High School.
Dozens of parents and students attended the forum entitled, "Bringing Awareness to the Opioid Crisis and Addiction." The night was part of an ongoing series of forums on the opioid issue that is made possible by the University Community Initiatives Partnership Grant at Bridgewater State University.
DA Cruz discussed the Drug Abuse Task Force he and Sheriff McDonald founded, and the ways it is attacking the problem, including reducing supply and demand of opioids and incorporating innovative treatment options in Plymouth County.
Also speaking at the forum alongside DA Cruz was State Representative Angelo D'Emilia and Dr. Daniel Muse, an emergency medicine doctor affiliated with Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital, who is seeing the effects of the opioid epidemic in his emergency room every day.
White Ribbon Day
March 3, 2016
The Massachusetts White Ribbon Day Campaign invites men to be part of the solution in ending violence against women. Each year on the first Thursday in March, men throughout Massachusetts take the pledge:
"From this day forward, I promise to be part of the solution in ending violence
against women and all gender based violence."
Several members of the Plymouth County District Attorney's staff based in Brockton, wearing white ribbon pins, gathered this morning at the Brockton District Court rotunda to take the pledge and express their support for this message.
Plymouth County District Attorney´s Office
32 Belmont Street
Brockton, MA 02301