Man Versus Money and Machine

2022-03-15T16:49:32+00:00January 10th, 2017|National Journal|

...John­son’s cam­paign team is fa­mil­i­ar with us­ing an un­tra­di­tion­al play­book to pro­pel un­der­dog can­did­ates... An­oth­er cam­paign ad­viser, Doug Ru­bin, helped elect Dev­al Patrick as the first Afric­an-Amer­ic­an gov­ernor of Mas­sachu­setts. Like John­son, Patrick was a Har­vard Law School gradu­ate with no polit­ic­al ex­per­i­ence pri­or to run­ning — and was ini­tially viewed as a long-shot. He [...]

Once an inmate, now a CEO: Ex-con works to turn youths around

2017-01-03T21:13:39+00:00December 26th, 2016|Associated Press|

While in prison, Valverde did his best to redeem himself, earning two college degrees, teaching fellow inmates how to read and write, and working as an HIV/AIDS counselor. Next week, he’ll take over as chief executive officer of YouthBuild USA Inc., an organization with a global network of programs aimed at helping young, low-income dropouts [...]

Canton, Stoughton residents recognized by Project 351

2016-12-06T20:09:38+00:00November 28th, 2016|Wicked Local|

Haley Donovan, of Canton, and Emily Gareri, of Stoughton, were recently announced as members of the 2017 Alumni Leadership Team of Project 351 - a statewide, youth-driven service nonprofit organization that convenes eighth-graders from every city and town in Massachusetts for a transformative year of leadership development and community impact through service opportunities. The ALT [...]

Report sees need for expanded vocational education in Mass.

2022-03-15T16:49:32+00:00November 25th, 2016|Worcester Telegram & Gazette|

A report calling for expansion of vocational educational opportunities in the state highlights Worcester Technical High School as a success story. But the “Skills For Our Future” report, released by the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center on Friday, also reveals Worcester kids are not getting enough opportunities to participate in that and other vocational programs. [...]

Climate Change Policy In The Trump Administration: A Tale Of Two Cities

2022-03-15T16:49:32+00:00November 21st, 2016|Huffington Post|

Many environmentalists are fearful that the election of Donald Trump will set back U.S. efforts to combat climate change. That combat has many fronts, most notably motor vehicle fuel standards, building efficiency standards, and plans to materially reduce carbon emissions from the electric sector. During the campaign, Hillary Clinton argued decisive action is needed immediately [...]

Medtech startups to pitch investors at annual MassMEDIC Showcase

2022-03-15T16:49:32+00:00October 27th, 2016|Boston Business Journal|

On Friday, 21 emerging medical device companies will present their technologies and business plans to a group of local investors at the annual MedTech Showcase, hosted by the Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council. More than 300 venture leaders and business leaders are expected to attend the event tomorrow, Oct. 28 from 8 a.m. to 2 [...]

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