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St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children, Crittenton Women’s Union, and Project Hope

Location :State House, Room 350  
Date :17-Sep-2013   Tuesday  
Time : 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Type:  Community 

Co-Chairs of the Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities,

Representative Kay Khan & Senator Michael Barrett,

Co-Chairs of the Committee on Education,

Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz & Representative Alice Peisch,

and the Co-Chairs of the Committee on Labor and Workforce Development,

Representative Thomas Conroy and Senator Daniel Wolf

 

Invite you to a

 

Briefing on the journey overcoming poverty in Massachusetts by women from:

 

St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children, Crittenton Women’s Union, and Project Hope

 

Tuesday, September 17,

1:00 pm in Room 350 at the State House

 

Listen to them bravely share their stories on how they have addressed serious emotional and educational needs to overcome barriers to employment and independence.

 

St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children:

Successfully serves more than 600 women impacted by poverty, homelessness, educational deficits, unemployment, abuse, neglect, and community violence.

 

Crittenton Women’s Union (CWU):

Provides direct services, performs in-depth research, and advocates for public policy changes that will support low-income women in their journey to economic self-sufficiency.

 

Project Hope:

Provides low-income women with children access to education, jobs, housing, and emergency services; fosters their personal transformation; and works for broader systems change.