More than 70 family members, self-advocates, professionals, and policymakers showed up to share with and listen to one another on April 5 for our kick-off OUR VOICE community call. A BIG THANK YOU to Representative Kip Diggs Representative Andres X. Vargas Neha Singh Senior Policy Aide for Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz Danielle Allard Chief of Staff […]
What You Need to Know
The Northeast Region is brings together families from communities as south as Everett, as far west as Dunstable, and north to the New Hampshire border. Our members have gone on to pursue LEND and Crocker Fellowships, write books, stage statewide campaigns, and be strong leaders within their local neighborhoods and communities.
We have a strong commitment to reaching culturally and linguistically diverse families. We are proud to include Latina family leaders on our team and to have strong partnerships with organizations like the Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association. We look forward to deepening our relationships with community-based organizations and groups in the coming years.
We are delighted to speak with and present to any organizations and family groups in northeastern Massachusetts. Please reach out to the Northeast Regional Coordinator, to learn more about our work and how you can get involved!
MFOFC Northeast Updates
MassFamilies is looking for a Northeast Regional Coordinator that aligns with our core values as an organization and has direct experience supporting a family member with disabilities and/or complex medical needs. Must live in the Northeast Region. Ideal candidates would have experience in community engagement, trainings and/or support groups; experience with community outreach; excellent oral […]
Congratulations to Family Leadership Series graduate, Raquel Quezada, who spoke as part of the Governor’s press conference on guidance for re-opening schools on June 25, 2020. Fast forward to 25:30 to hear what Raquel had to say! Way to go Raquel ??? We’re so proud of you and your advocacy!
MFOFC Co-Chair, Sophia Johannson, and MFOFC family leader, Elizabeth Bostic, made waves on the radio this past week on a piece produced by Boston’s NPR News Station, WBUR. These two moms, along with another family caregiver in Massachusetts, painted a vivid picture of just how complex life can get when families are shut in caring […]
MFOFC knows that parents and individuals across our state work hard everyday to make positive change for people with disabilities in their communities and beyond. These are people just like you and I who are imagining better and then making their ideas happen. We are honored and excited to introduce you to Sagrario Guerrero! Sagrario […]