Massachusetts Recovery Update

Week of August 15, 2010


Quote of the Week:

"You talk to employers and workers alike, and they need workforce housing. They need a place they can live and raise a family and put down roots and afford to be here. Businesses are as hungry for that, as workers are."

Governor Deval Patrick, on a tour of Southgate Place project in Worcester, an affordable housing project that is being developed with the help of stimulus funds.


photo: Krystal McClure FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY

"If it wasn't for the stimulus program, we wouldn't have the skills we needed to get jobs."

Krystal McClure, on the stimulus-funded early childcare training she and her classmates are receiving at Boston ABCD. She now has a full time job.





YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES

Don't Miss Out: Recovery & Reinvestment blog: A Haven For Kids Thrives in Brockton Read more.



State workforce training partnership programs get stimulus award

photo: Workforce Training Class
Eight workforce training partnership programs across the Commonwealth will share a $1.2 million stimulus award. Each of the programs awarded partners with educational institutions to provide practical application for classroom learning, and ensure that participants are able to master the skills they need to compete in today's workforce. Read more.



Stimulus Stories: For working parents, child care info a phone call away

photo: United Way of Tri County
United Way of Tri County is using its $150K stimulus-funded child care development grant to help the state's Department of Early Education and Care improve their phone communications and ensure that parents are getting the information on child care that they need. The non-profit agency is using its Mass211 call center to do it. Read more.


WHAT RECOVERY CAN DO FOR YOU: JOB & CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES

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Opportunities for Individuals:

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FEATURED JOB OF THE WEEK: Inspector - Visual And Mechanical Inspection Operations

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Opportunities For Businesses: Search for Contracts

FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Silverline Busway and Shelter Improvements

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