Week of March 14, 2010
Quote of the Week:
"Our stimulus funding is making a real difference enabling Community Action to do what we've been doing for nearly 45 years: continuing to offer dignity and hope to thousands of people in the region.''
Jane Sanders, the executive director of Community Action, Franklin and Hampshire Counties' anti-poverty agency, on the impact of stimulus on her organization.
FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY
"It would have been really hard to get work. I'm grateful that stimulus money was made available."
YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES
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The Stimulus At Work: A Fall River Firefighter Gets His Job Back
WBUR explores the impact of stimulus on one firefighter's life. The firefighter was rehired by the Fall River fire department thanks to a $2.8 million stimulus award. The department, says its Chief Paul Ford, is "the highest lay-off department in the state." Read more.
Stimulus Stories: An Affordable Housing Project is Saved
The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation's plan to build affordable housing projects on the site of the Blessed Sacrament campus was stalled due to lack of funds. But stimulus grants put the building project back on track. Read more.
WHAT RECOVERY CAN DO FOR YOU: JOB & CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES
Opportunities for Individuals:
FEATURED JOB OF THE WEEK: Energy Conservation Coordinator
Opportunities For Businesses: Search for Contracts
FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Supporting the Conditions for School Effectiveness
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