Massachusetts Recovery Update

Week of September 19, 2010

Newsflash: 5 MA projects make White House's top Recovery Act project list

Quote of the Week:

"This is a major coup for Pittsfield, as [this partnership] has been very successful in turning around other elementary schools during a pilot program in other communities."

Barbara Malkas, Pittsfield's deputy superintendent of schools, on the $500K stimulus funded grant that Pittsfield schools received to implement new literacy and language arts programs.

Check it Out: MassRRO Director Jeffrey Simon on TV


photo: Fredson Gomes FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY

"We are providing a voice to the residents of Brockton."

Fredson Gomes, Community Outreach Coordinator for the stimulus-funded Brockton Community Development Corporation, on the importance of his organization in helping the residents of Brockton revitalize their city.


YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES

Don't Miss Out: Recovery & Reinvestment blog: In Worcester, An Anti-Poverty Agency Helps its Neediest Read more.


Jewish Healthcare Center gets stim-funded workforce training grant

photo: Workforce Training Class
Jewish Healthcare Center received $166K workforce training grant as part of the $1.2 million stimulus award to eight workforce training partnership programs across the Commonwealth. The Center's program involves training incumbent and unemployed Licensed Practical Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants for 16 long-term care facilities. The Worcester-based Center is partnering with Notre Dame Educational Bridge Center. .



Stimulus Stories: Healthcare and much more, in the heart of Brockton

photo: Brockton Neighborhood Health Center
Community Health Centers are the lifeblood of every community that has one and the Brockton Neighborhood Health Center is no exception. The center offers a range of services and has become a vibrant health care attraction in the heart of downtown Brockton. Its recent phenomenal growth could not be accommodated unless they could expand and the stimulus awards it received enabled it to do just that. Read more.


WHAT RECOVERY CAN DO FOR YOU: JOB & CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES

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FEATURED JOB OF THE WEEK: Policy Analyst - Educational Specialist

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FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: BRAINTREE - Roadway Reconstruction and Related Work on a Section of Union Street

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