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Youth at Risk seminar highlights challenges facing children in Mass.

By Melissa Lynch

Homelessness. Hunger. Adoption struggles. These were some of the tough realities addressed at the forum Youth at Risk 2: Children in Need, held by the Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise at the State House in Boston. The event was the fourth annual Family Impact Seminar put on by the institute and the second in... »

Effort to end youth homelessness gets $450K in new funding; Prof. Ross and Clark University students contribute vital research

By Jane Salerno

The announcement of a $450,000 grant from the Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts sounded a clear and hopeful note at press conference on “Addressing Youth Homelessness in Worcester,” on Feb. 15 at the YWCA in Worcester. Laurie Ross, Clark University associate professor and co-director of The Compass Project, made introductions and presented a detailed... »