Massachusetts Recovery Update

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.


photo: Sarah Kaplan FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY

"It would have been really hard to get work. I'm grateful that stimulus money was made available."
Sarah Kaplan, a site manager at the Cyber Café @ Malden Square, on the stimulus-funded position that she got after being laid off.





YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES

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The Stimulus At Work: A Fall River Firefighter Gets His Job Back

photo: Paul Ford
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

photo: Blessed Sacrament
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

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FEATURED JOB OF THE WEEK: Energy Conservation Coordinator

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FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Supporting the Conditions for School Effectiveness

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