Massachusetts Recovery Update

Week of February 28, 2010

Quote of the Week:

"It was almost like a calling, a second chance for me to pursue my dream."

Carmen Baptista Vieira, a mother of four, on the stimulus-funded early-education and child-care certification program she just graduated from at Boston ABCD that will allow her to become a teacher.


photo: steve chencharik FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY

"I love these kids."
Great-grandmother Flossie Parker on the stimulus-funded Foster Grandparent program that changed her life.











YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES

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Massachusetts Selected As Finalist In Race To The Top Competition

photo: school kids
Massachusetts has been selected as one of 16 finalists in the stimulus-funded Race to the Top competition. If selected, Massachusetts could receive up to $287 million in funding for education reform over the next four years. Read more.




Governor Patrick Hosts "Back to Work" Roundtable

photo: Governor Patrick
Governor Deval Patrick hosted a "Back to Work" roundtable that highlighted exactly how the stimulus program is working in Massachusetts. In a jam-packed room, people from the Greater Somerville area told the Governor how their lives were impacted by getting jobs thanks to Recovery programs in the state. Read more.


OpenCape Broadband Initiative To Receive $32 Million

photo: happy family
OpenCape, a non-profit corporation, will receive $32 million in Recovery Act funding as part of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration's Broadband Technology Opportunity Program. The funding will allow OpenCape to build an open access network for the Cape Cod region that will create opportunities for jobs, economic diversification and regional efficiencies in government. Read more.



WHAT RECOVERY CAN DO FOR YOU: JOB & CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES

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FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Media - Protect Young People from Tobacco Industry

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