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Acre Family Child Care

The mission of Acre Family Child Care is to provide a pathway for women to achieve economic independence by operating high quality child care businesses in their homes.

Our vision includes ensuring that the children of Greater Lowell have access to a high-quality early education experience, regardless of their parents level of income.

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AES World Languages and Cultures Institute Inc.

AES World Languages and Cultures Institute (AWLCI) is a non-profit organization committed to strengthening communities by bridging the gap between cultures and broadening our students' horizons. Our community programs empower individuals to overcome cultural and language barriers and promote understanding and tolerance within the Greater Boston community. Our organization offers effective immersion language classes in Spanish, Italian and Mandarin for both professionals and those who wish to learn a new language for leisure, in addition to offering free English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes to low-income immigrants and refugees in the Greater Boston Area.

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Apprentice Learning Inc.

Apprentice Learning provides real-world work experiences for middle school students. We leverage career exploration to teach skills and to nurture dreams.

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Artists For Humanity, Inc.

Founded in 1991, Artists For Humanity’s (AFH) mission is to bridge economic, racial, and social divisions by providing underserved urban youth with the keys to long-term economic and personal self-sufficiency through paid employment in art & design. Our mission is built on the philosophy that creativity is a powerful vehicle for social change, and that creative entrepreneurship is a productive and life-changing opportunity for young people and their communities.

AFH utilizes four strategies to realize our mission by offering youth: (1) the respect and responsibility of paid employment that promotes self-esteem and workforce readiness; (2) a safe, meaningful place where teens develop important mentoring relationships; (3) educational enrichment that supports and encourages high school graduation and post-secondary education; and (4) an opportunity to be part of a creative community where they collaborate to produce custom client commissions and public exhibitions.

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Asian American Civic Association, Inc.

AACA’s mission is to provide education, occupational training, and social services to all immigrants and economically disadvantaged individuals enabling them to attain lasting economic self-sufficiency.

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Best Buddies Massachusetts

Best Buddies Massachusetts (BBMA) is dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement where individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) are recognized for their abilities not their disabilities and where social inclusiveness becomes the norm, not the exception.

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Bikes Not Bombs, Inc.

Bikes Not Bombs uses the bicycle as a vehicle for social change.We reclaim thousands of bicycles each year. We create local and global programs that provide skill development, jobs, and sustainable transportation. Our programs mobilize youth and adults to be leaders in community transformation.

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Bird Street Community Center (The Uphams Corner Community Center Inc.)

To develop youth's skills and appropriate dispositions for school, work and life success.  Such skills include being academically and vocationally prepared, interpersonal skills, critical thinking, and believing in the value of contributing to the community. The Center's multiple and diverse programs cultivate these skills, help youth to stay motivated and engaged, and for them to believe that effort will bring success.

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Black Economic Justice Institute

The Black Economic Justice Institute (BEJI) mission is to educate, advocate, and assist Boston's communities of color in securing sustainable jobs, and/or creating our own businesses.We envision the existence of generational wealth by creating good jobs standards, and building schools to teach our culture, history, and civic engagement as part of the curriculum.  We want to see lifestyles of home ownership and safe neighborhoods.

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Boston Education Skills & Training (BEST) Corp. Hospitality Training Center

Our mission is to provide individuals with the education, skills and training to excel in the hospitality industry and in their personal lives.

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Boston STRIVE (Boston Employment Service, Inc.)

STRIVE’s mission is to transform the lives of at-risk populations by providing support and training that lead to livable wage employment. At Boston STRIVE, we focus on helping chronically unemployed men and women realize their potential to find and keep jobs that promise sustainable livelihoods and personal growth. We accomplish this by changing attitudes, building skills, working with employers and creating powerful partnerships.

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Career Collaborative, Inc.

Career Collaborative ends working-class poverty by helping low-income adults get and succeed at life-changing jobs. Impressively, 65% of our participants achieve two years of continuous employment. In contrast, other organizations estimate that only 25% of their clients reach this benchmark. We achieve this remarkable result by helping participants get good jobs and mentoring them for at least two years.

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Carroll Center for the Blind Inc.

The Carroll Center for the Blind’s mission is to serve the needs of individuals who are blind and visually impaired by providing rehabilitation, skills training and educational opportunities to achieve independence, self-sufficiency and self-fulfillment, and by educating the public regarding the potential of persons who are blind and visually impaired.

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Center for Community Health Education Research and Service, Inc.

 CCHERS mission is to promote the development of academic community health centers” that integrate service, education and research to influence and change health professions education, improve health care delivery, and promote health systems change, to eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in health.

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CLASS

The Mission of CLASS is to support, promote and facilitate the inherent rights of individuals with disabilities to experience a life of opportunity for personal growth and active, meaningful engagement in their community.

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College Application Education Project Inc

The mission of the College Application Education Project, Inc.(C.A.E.P.), is to build and maintain an institutional and community structure whereby middle, high school, and GED students of all cultures can receive direct college and/or vocational preparation. C.A.E.P. assists them with continuing education, college preparation, admission, and financial application, and career development.

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Commonwealth Corporation Foundation

The mission of the Foundation is to provide fiscal support to Commonwealth Corporation, whose mission is to strengthen the skills of Massachusetts youth and adults by investing in innovative partnerships with industry, education and workforce organizations. Commonwealth Corporation seeks to meet the immediate and emerging needs of businesses and workers so that they can thrive in our dynamic economy.

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Community Labor United Incorporated

The organization's mission is to move strategic campaigns combining the joint power of community-based organizations and labor unions in order to protect and promote the interests of low and middle-income working families in the greater Boston area. Through a program of coalition building, research and policy development, public education and grassroots mobilization, CLU will move forward policies that promote quality jobs, secure healthcare and affordable housing for all of the Boston area's working people.

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Community Workshops Inc (Community Work Services)

CWS transforms the lives of those we serve by providing resources and guidance to individuals facing barriers to employment. Since our founding in 1877 we have empowered the jobless to build sustainable futures through meaningful careers in Greater Boston.

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CONNECT

CONNECT is a partnership of six well regarded nonprofits who have come together to co-locate and bundle complementary services to increase the impact of those services on the economic outcomes of our low-income clients. Our shared mission is to integrate, in one central and supportive Chelsea location, resources to address our community’s financial, housing, educational and employment needs, while nurturing social networks to provide the glue and sustenance for each low-income individual’s and family’s journey toward economic security. The partners are:

  • Bunker Hill Community College
  • Career Source
  • Centro Latino
  • The Neighborhood Developers
  • Metro Credit Union
  • Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership

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Dress For Success Boston, Inc

The mission of Dress for Success Boston is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help them thrive in work and in life.

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Easter Seals Massachusetts, Inc.

Easter Seals provides services to ensure that children and adults with disabilities have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play.

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Educational Development Group Inc

EDG's mission is to prepare new immigrants with the language and cultural skills they need to access educational and employment opportunities that will give them the tools for economic self-sufficiency and the ability to participate in their communities. To fulfill its mission, EDG has made delivery of effective, relevant, and innovative English instruction along with wraparound integration services the cornerstone of its programs.

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Encore Boston Network (EBN) (fiscally sponsored by Executive Service Corps of New England Inc.)

Encore Boston Network (EBN) is a cross-sector coalition of organizations and professionals dedicated to strengthening our communities by engaging the talent of people 50+ (encore talent). We raise awareness, improve and speed connections between encore talent and organizations who need it, bring together member strengths to achieve greater impact, and scale the growth of encore opportunities.

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Enterprise Development Trust Corp.

The EDTC mission is foster community economic development through programming to train entrepreneurs and professionals to build local small businesses in their own marginalized communities. Fulfilling on this mission therefore produces economic self-sufficiency for individuals and community "buy-in" for local small business owners as it simultaneously supports small business growth and job creation. In order to deliver on this mission, we execute the following goals: 
-To build successful small business enterprises that are self-sustaining, are able to employ others, build capacity and exploit economies of scale without taking out a loan that is more than 20% of their monthly cash flow.
-To train people in search of job to career pathways in the skills needed to support small business development, and provide technical services in their communities.
-To support the initiatives of community–based organizations and institutions dedicated to economic development through workforce training and small business growth. 
 

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Entrepreneurship For All Inc

Entrepreneurship for All (EforAll) is accelerating economic and social impact through inclusive entrepreneurship in under-served, mid-sized cities.

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Father Bills & Mainspring Inc

Father Bill's & MainSpring is committed to ending and preventing homelessness in Southern Massachusetts with programs that provide emergency and permanent housing and help people obtain skills, jobs, housing, and services. We help people who are struggling with homelessness or are at risk of homelessness to achieve self-sufficiency.

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Found in Translation Inc.

  1. To give bilingual women an opportunity to achieve economic security through the use of their language skills

  2. To unleash bilingual talent into the workforce to fight racial, ethnic, and linguistic disparities in health care

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Friendship Home Inc.

The mission of Friendship Home is to enrich the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families by providing quality respite care and support services in a safe and caring environment.

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Future Chefs (fiscally sponsored by Third Sector New England, Inc.)

Future Chefs prepares youth for quality early employment and post-secondary opportunities in the culinary field and supports them in developing a broad base of transferable skills as they transition to the working world.

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Greater Waltham Arc, Inc. (GWArc) (Greater Waltham Association for Retarded Citizens Inc.)

GWArc's mission is to serve children, adolescents and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in the community, utilizing a person-centered planning approach.  We provide quality, flexible programs, services and supports which maximize independence, foster inclusion, promote self-advocacy and build community connections.  GWArc programs are based upon self-determination, sound teaching practices and the latest technology.  GWArc is committed to advocacy and legislation to influence attitudes and perceptions so individuals may choose and achieve life goals.

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Haley House, Inc.

Haley House uses food and the power of community to break down barriers between people, transfer new skills, and revitalize neighborhoods. We believe in radical solutions: solving problems at their root by challenging attitudes that perpetuate suffering while building alternative models of community. 

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Haven Project Inc.

Our mission is to equip and empower unaccompanied homeless young adults ages 17-24 from communities north of Boston with the skills and support they need to be safe and self-sufficient. We implement our mission through five essential program areas: a safety net (our drop in center), housing, employment, education, and community engagement. We perform extensive outreach in the community to encourage young adults to meet us in our drop in center where we triage each individual's situation, meet their urgent needs and build a path to stability. 

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Heading Home, Inc.

Heading Home's mission is to end homelessness in Greater Boston by providing a supported pathway to self-sufficiency that begins with a home, together with critical services such as life skills, financial literacy, and job training.

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INROADS Inc: New England Region

The mission of INROADS is to develop and place talented underserved youth in business and industry, and prepare them for corporate and community leadership.

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Interise Inc.

Interise stimulates economic revitalization in lower income communities.

We provide a diverse group of small business owners with entrepreneurial education, new networks, and access to markets. Our network of small businesses creates jobs, grows businesses, and develops community leaders.

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International Institute of Boston Inc

The mission of the International Institute of New England is to invest in the future of New England's cities and towns by preparing immigrants for participation in the social, economic, and political richness of American life through active citizenship.

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Interseminarian-Project Place, Inc.

Our mission is to promote hope and opportunity for homeless individuals by providing the skills, education, training and personal support necessary to obtain employment and housing and most importantly, sustain economic stability and independence over a lifetime.

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Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation

JPNDC promotes equitable development and equal opportunity in Jamaica Plain and adjacent neighborhoods through affordable housing, economic opportunity and organizing initiatives that benefit low- and moderate-income residents and create a better community for all.

Our vision is of a vibrant, stable and diverse community in which people from all walks of life enjoy decent housing in a caring neighborhood, good jobs and opportunities to build careers or businesses, political power, and a promising future for our children.

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Jeremiah Program - Boston

Jeremiah Program's mission is to transform lives from poverty to prosperity. For more than 18 years, we have provided single mothers and their children with a path out of poverty through a proven, two-generational model. Our holistic approach begins with establishing a supportive community for determined single mothers to pursue a career-track college education. Through a combination of quality early childhood education, a safe and affordable place to live, and empowerment training and life skills classes, we prepare these mothers to excel in the workforce, ready their children to succeed in school, and create a cycle of opportunity for families. 

 

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Jewish Vocational Service Inc

Our mission: Empowering individuals from diverse communities to find employment and build careers, while partnering with employers to hire, develop and retain productive workforces. A 501(c)(3) non-profit, nonsectarian organization founded in 1938, JVS is among the largest providers of adult education and workforce development services in Greater Boston, serving nearly 20,000 people in FY 2016. JVS targets the majority of its services to economically disadvantaged adults, most of whom are unemployed job-seekers or low-wage workers in need of career advancement.

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Junior Achievement of Western Massachusetts, Inc.

JA's mission is to empower young people to own their economic success through the delivery of JA's age-appropriate, hands-on curriculum for students in grades K-12. JA volunteers serve as role models and inspire youth to own their economic success.

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Just A Start Inc.

Just-A-Start (JAS) is a community development corporation dedicated to building the housing security and economic stability of low- to moderate-income people in Cambridge and nearby communities. Through innovative, comprehensive, and integrated programs, JAS creates and preserves affordable housing, provides housing resources and services, offers education and workforce training for youth and adults, and builds community engagement. JAS’s vision is a better future for each and every community member: a secure home, a sustaining career, and engagement in the community.

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Justice At Work

Justice At Work supports and encourages low-wage immigrant worker organizing by meeting the legal needs of immigrant worker centers--community-based labor organizations that organize, educate and advocate on behalf of immigrant workers. Justice At Work provides a mixture of employment/labor-related and organizational legal support, including education, trainings, referrals and representation. With Justice at Work’s involvement, these worker centers can best develop leadership and organize immigrant workers to address wage theft, unsafe conditions, discrimination, harassment and illegal retaliation. Justice At Work partners with worker centers that are members of the Immigrant Worker Center Collaborative (IWCC), which engages the three largest immigrant communities in MA (Latino, Brazilian, and Chinese), in order to bolster a broader movement that will have the power to affect public discourse and policy.

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Lazarus House, Inc.

By living the gospel message upon which the ministry is founded, we restore dignity and self-respect to our guests--individuals who are poor, underserved, and homeless--to empower them to move forward in their lives. 

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Level Ground Mixed Martial Arts Inc.

Level Ground (LG) spurs urban youth to embrace a mindset of grit and resilience, and apply these values in the pursuit of their ambitions. LG couples athletic training with mentorship, college access, and workforce development so that youth can enter college and meaningful careers. With the assistance of LG staff and mentors, high school students map out their career interests and are placed on one or more tracks: college, technical degree, or workforce development.

Level Ground currently serves 120+ youth across 4 sites: the Egleston Square YMCA, Trotter Middle School, Joseph Lee Middle School, and Boston Day and Evening.

In September 2015, LG launched a 12-month Apprenticeship Program where 12 youth are currently pursuing a certification to become fitness instructors and personal trainers. To date, one LG student has received permanent employment at one of our gym partners, and 4 students have been placed with job shadowing partners. We expect 7 more students to enter job shadowing by April 2016. LG has 5 gym partners that have committed to hiring and/or providing job shadowing to youth. We aim to double this number by Spring 2016.

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Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety & Health, Inc.

Founded in 1976, Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health (MassCOSH) engages youth and adult community members as leaders in promoting safe, secure jobs and healthy communities throughout eastern Massachusetts. Through education, leadership development and coalition-building, youth and adults gain the skills and support to address dangerous work conditions and prevent work-related diseases and disabilities. MassCOSH has a special focus on immigrants and other lower-income adults, and young people of color who often work in jobs that are the most unsafe and unhealthy.

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Massachusetts Workforce Alliance Inc

The mission of the Massachusetts Workforce Alliance is to create true economic opportunity for low income people by uniting individuals, organizations and coalitions to advance sensible workforce development policy.

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MissionSAFE: A New Beginning, Inc.

MissionSAFE is an out-of-school time, youth development program that works intensively with young people affected by impacts of chronic complex trauma.  MissionSAFE is designed as a wrap-around trauma transformation program, focused on violence prevention through personal growth development, job readiness training, academic enrichment and a robust horizon-broadening strategy.  Our mission is work with high risk young people and their families to gain the skills and confidence to thrive, not merely survive, and give back to their community and the larger world.

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More Than Words Inc

More Than Words (MTW) empowers youth who are in foster care, court-involved, homeless, or out of school, to take charge of their lives by taking charge of a business. MTW believes that when system-involved youth are challenged with authentic and increasing responsibilities in a business setting, and are given high expectations and a culture of support, they can and will address personal barriers to success, create concrete action plans for their lives, and become contributing members of society.

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Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries, Inc.

Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries’ mission is to help individuals with barriers to self-sufficiency to achieve independence and dignity through work. Not charity, but a chance.
 
Goodwill’s vision is to be recognized throughout eastern and central Massachusetts as a leader in helping individuals with barriers to self-sufficiency to enter and succeed in the workplace. Goodwill empowers people to build on their strengths to transform their lives through work. It actively engages businesses in all aspects of its endeavors and presents employers with qualified and committed workers. Its social enterprises offer training and work experience for individuals and economic vitality for communities. 

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Natick Service Council, Inc.

 Natick Service Council is an advocacy, referral, case management, and information center serving the most economically disadvantaged members of our community. We help clients meet basic needs for food, housing, and access to health care with the goal of promoting self-sufficiency. We are guided by the motto "Neighbors Helping Neighbors" and serve our fellow community members with dignity, compassion, and confidentiality.

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New England Center for Arts & Technology Inc

NECAT provides chronically unemployed adults with a pathway to stable, long-term employment in the food services industry through comprehensive technical and job readiness training and individualized support and employment services.

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Newmarket Community Partners

NCP's primary mission is to promote economic/neighborhood development that will result in the growth of industrial sector jobs and workforce development in the Newmarket Industrial District of Boston. Our goal is to create 1000 jobs over the next 4 years. To do this we are actively involved in the revitalization of vacant/underutilized industrial properties/buildings in the District, we are working to create incentives for new businesses to locate here and others to grow here, with the incentives tied to their commitment to hire from the local communities, specifically those communities along the Fairmount Corridor and we are committed to connecting local job seekers with available jobs in the District and the training facilities available to prepare them for those jobs.

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North Bennet Street School

North Bennet Street School's mission is to train students for careers in traditional trades that use hand skills in concert with evolving technology, to preserve and advance craft traditions, and to promote greater appreciation of craftsmanship.
 
 

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Operation ABLE of Greater Boston, Inc.

The mission of Operation A.B.L.E. of Greater Boston, Inc., a 501(c)3 organization, is to provide employment and training opportunities to mature workers 45 and older from economically, racially and occupationally diverse backgrounds. A.B.L.E. is equally committed to service Massachusetts employers by providing well-qualified candidates to meet their employment needs and by training employees so they can be as productive as possible at their jobs. Our goal for all ABLE clients is job placement resulting in economic self-sufficiency.

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Partnerships for a Skilled Workforce, Inc.

PSW builds partnerships with business, education, community organizations and government agencies that will (1) help companies develop a well-trained workforce so that the companies will survive and prosper and (2) enable individuals and families to reach economic self-sufficiency through education and training for 21st century jobs.

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Programs For People Inc.

Programs For People offers day treatment and employment services to low-income MetroWest adults who are recovering from serious mental illness.  We believe that a diagnosis of mental illness does not define a person's identity, and that those recovering should be given every opportunity to move beyond the illness to the fullest possible extent. Thus our agency is designed to help clients with both their psychological needs and their ability to engage successfully in all aspects of life- such as the workplace, home and family, or social and civic activities. It was the first agency to combine psychiatric day treatment with employment services "all under one roof," and a primary focus of our work is to assist those served to prepare for, obtain, and maintain employment. In the face of a growing trend toward large healthcare systems, we have remained true to our motto, "Small Enough to Care." Those we serve are "like family" to us.  There is no other agency like it in MetroWest. 

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Project Hope (Little Sisters of the Assumption Family Health Services, Inc.)

Project Hope works in partnership with families so they can move up and out of poverty. We do this by: being a catalyst for change in the lives of families and in the systems which keep them poor; developing and providing family support solutions for homelessness and poverty; and advocating for just public policies that strengthen families. We do this in collaboration with a multitude of organizations that support these goals.

 

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Resilient Coders Inc.

Resilient Coders teaches young people from traditionally underserved communities how to code. We do this as a way of aligning them with a lucrative and meaningful career path. It's a multi-tiered program that funnels students from learning HTML after school, through our downtown "Coworking" sessions, and ultimately, hourly employment. Our higher performers participate in Resilient Lab, a web design and development shop with real clients.

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RHD Boston Urban Youth Collaborative

The RHD Boston Urban Youth Collaborative has a mission to increase  opportunities for inner-city youth to explore careers in human services and gain valuable work experience while earning income to pay for college and other needs. The program offers summer internships to low-income and minority youth, who work alongside trained professionals in residential and arts-based day programs serving adults with developmental disabilities. The youth develop an understanding of individuals with developmental disabilities while gaining job experience and earning income, and the people served by the programs make meaningful friendships and gain new experiences.

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Roca, Inc.

Roca’s mission is to disrupt the cycle of incarceration and poverty by helping young people transform their lives.

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Sage Crossing Foundation Inc

SAGE Crossing Foundation is dedicated to establishing farm-based programs for adults with autism, a population that is currently under-served and that in the future will be growing at a very high rate.  Our model includes seasonal (temporary) programs, full-time day programs, and residential programs.  Our intention is to establish programs throughout Massachusetts and beyond, under our own aegis, in partnership with other agencies, and by supporting parent and other groups across the country who want to create similar programs of their own.  Ours is a green model.

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Saint Francis House Inc.

Founded in 1984, St. Francis House is a nonsectarian, nonprofit daytime shelter providing basic and rehabilitation services designed to help homeless adults establish lives independent of shelters and institutions. Our goal is to provide our guests with everything they need to reclaim their dignity and rebuild their lives: nutritious meals, clothing, access to medical care, counseling, vocational rehabilitation, and housing. Vocational rehabilitation, in particular, is a strategic institutional goal, focused on helping our guests re-enter the workforce and positively engage with the world; strengthening themselves, their families, and the social and economic fabric of our communities.

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Self Esteem Boston Educational Institute, Inc.

Self Esteem Boston’s mission is to change people's lives from the inside out by raising their self-esteem. And by raising their self-esteem, it is our goal that people will live more consciously, and become self-accepting, self-assertive, live with purpose, responsibility and integrity.
 
We do this by delivering self-esteem educational programs in group-settings which  1) Defines what self-esteem is, 2) Educates people on why self-esteem matters, and teach people how to build self-esteem through essential skill development, and 3) support toward making healthy life choices.  

 

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St. Mark Community Education Program Inc.

SMCEP is both an ESOL and a Citizenship program for adult immigrants and refugees, located in an accessible community-based location in Dorchester MA.  Our mission is to improve the quality of immigrants' lives and their social, economic, and educational opportunities -- and thereby improve our entire community.  Through improving English abilities and becoming citizens, our adult students can advocate for themselves and their families, gain better employment, further their educations, participate in the U.S. political process and public life, and negotiate their interactions with immigration, health care, schools, and other U.S. institutions.

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Straight Ahead Ministries, Inc.

Headquartered in Worcester, MA, Straight Ahead Ministries is a national non-profit that reduces recidivism among juvenile and young adult offenders through programs in correctional facilities and in the community.  Since 1987, SAM has served more than 75,000 youth in over 400 secure facilities across the nation.  We have worked closely with the MA Department of Youth Services for more than 28 years to serve high-risk juvenile offenders.

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Tailored for Success

Tailored For Success empowers job seekers to become economically self-sufficient by providing resources, skills training and supportive reinforcement. 

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Talking Information Center Inc

To provide print disabled people access to the printed word by bringing them the information necessary to lead inclusive, independent and productive lives. 

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Tech Goes Home

Tech Goes Home strives to ensure that every low-income resident of Greater Boston is empowered to access and use life-changing digital tools to address their most pressing needs.

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The Boston Private Industry Council, Inc.

The Boston Private Industry Council works to strengthen Boston's communities and its workforce by connecting youth and adults with education and employment opportunities that align with the needs of area employers. 

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The Possible Project

The Possible Project utilizes entrepreneurship to inspire young people who have untapped potential, empowering them with the skills required to achieve enduring personal and professional success. We guide our students through a novel dynamic curriculum, hands-on work experience, and assistance with entrepreneurial endeavors and career goals. We strive to have all our students use their skills to move through a high-level career path and improve their communities while remaining committed to the principle that ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE!

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Transformative Culture Project (Press Pass TV Inc.)

Press Pass TV is an award-winning organization that uses the power of media arts to provide meaningful employment and education for youth living in low-income neighborhoods. We offer creative outlets for self-affirmation, teach life sustaining skills and empower communities with the resilience to thrive.

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United Teen Equality Center

UTEC’s mission and promise is to ignite and nurture the ambition of our most disengaged young people to trade violence and poverty for social and economic success.

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Urban Farming Institute of Boston (UFIB)

The Urban Farming Institute of Boston's (UFI) mission is to develop and promote urban farming as a commercial sector that creates green-collar jobs for local residents in Roxbury, Dorchester and Mattapan and engage them in building a healthier, more locally based food system. 

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Venture Cafe Foundation Inc.

The Venture Café Foundation’s vision is that every person with an idea can feel empowered to become a successful entrepreneur. The Venture Café’s mission is to connect the innovation community, expand the definition of innovation, and build a more inclusive innovation economy. The Venture Café Foundation enhances and accelerates the innovation process through spaces, programs, and conversations for individuals and organizations to gather and build relationships.

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Veterans Inc

Veterans Inc. is New England's largest provider of supportive services for veterans in need. Veterans Inc. is a private non-profit organization dedicated to providing a wide array of programs and supportive services to veterans, service members, and their families and is the largest one-stop veterans housing, outreach, and supportive services program in New England.

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Vinfen Corporation

Vinfen transforms lives by building the capacity of individuals, families, organizations and communities to learn, thrive and achieve their goals. Our services promote the recovery, resiliency, habilitation and self-determination of the people we serve. As a human services leader, we strive to be the provider, employer, and partner of choice. Vinfen provides a comprehensive array of services to adolescents and adults with psychiatric, developmental and behavioral disabilities. Vinfen supports thousands of individuals in over 200 programs.
 

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Work Incorporated

“It is the mission of WORK Inc. to ensure that all individuals with disabilities have the ability to grow, the right to make choices, have access to education, and the opportunity to participate in community life via meaningful work.”

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Year Up Inc. Boston

Year Up empowers low-income, urban young adults to move from poverty to professional careers in one year through an innovative program that combines hands-on technical and professional training, work-based learning, an educational stipend, and college credits.

 
Year Up Boston’s mission is to close the "Opportunity Divide" that exists for over 62,000 disconnected youth in the Boston area. This divide separates those who have access to education, resources, and livable-wage employment from those who do not. We achieve this mission through a high support, high expectation model that combines marketable job skills, stipends, internships and college credits.
 
Our holistic approach focuses on students’ professional and personal development to place young adults on a viable path to economic self-sufficiency.

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YMCA of Greater Boston

The YMCA of Greater Boston is dedicated to improving the health of mind, body and spirit of individuals and families in our communities. We welcome men and women, boys and girls of all incomes, faiths and cultures.

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Youth Design Inc.

Youth Design empowers talented urban youth to pursue a path to higher education and promising equitable careers by engaging the professional design community to mentor, educate, train and employ the next generation of highly skilled professionals. 

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