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 […]
The 2019 Autism Waiver Open Interest Period will be held from October 17 – 31, 2019. The English, Spanish, Portuguese and Vietnamese versions of the open enrollment application are available here. English (docx) English (PDF) Spanish (docx) Spanish (PDF) Portuguese (docx) Portuguese (PDF) Vietnamese (docx) Vietnamese (PDF) The documents have been translated into multiple languages […]
MFOFC, in partnership with the Cambiodian Mutual Assistance Association and The Commonwealth Seminar, are excited to announce a one-day workshop for residents in the Lowell area. You won’t want to miss this one-day training that will help you increase your understanding of the Massachusetts state legislative processes and boost your confidence participating in legislative advocacy. […]
The Northeast Family Leadership Series will kick off December 2019! The Family Leadership Series focuses on supporting families to advocate for their family member with disabilities to live in their communities as naturally and typically as desired. Families who have completed the series have: pulled seats up to the table to impact policy and decision […]
La Región del Noreste de Familias de Massachusetts Organizadas para el Cambio (Massachusetts Families Organizing for Change) le invita participar en un Campamento de Abogacía ESPECIAL. Esta sesión del campamento de Abogacía tendrá lugar en Malden, Massachusetts, en las fechas siguientes: September 25, 2019 October 2, 2019 October 9, 2019 October 16, 2019 La fecha […]
The Northeast Region invites graduates of the Massachusetts Families Organizing for Change Family Leadership Series and Advocacy Bootcamp to apply to participate in an Advanced Family Leadership Training on Wednesday, June 5, to Thursday, June 6, 2019 in Rockport, Massachusetts. The purpose of this training is to discuss current family support efforts across the country […]