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April 28, 2019
MetroWest Daily News

MetroWest Autism Alliance holds windiest Sensory-Friendly Kite Day yet in Framingham

With winds whipping at 20 mph atop Bose Mountain on Saturday afternoon, it was “probably the windiest (Sensory-Friendly) Kite Day ever” for the MetroWest Autism Alliance’s annual event.

April 25, 2019
The MetroWest Daily News

Framingham Law Day speaker: Freedom of the press is a pillar of democracy

Retired Ashland Police Chief Craig Davis and Dr. Sarah Abbott, director for the Jail Diversion Program at Advocates in Framingham, were awarded the Judge Robert C. Campion Award for Community Service for the work they did for starting the Jail Diversion Program in Framingham in 2003, and expanding it throughout the state.

April 2, 2019
Worcester Telegram & Gazette

As I See It: Programs for individuals leaving incarceration benefit us all

Massachusetts turned a corner last year, investing significantly for the first time in decades in reentry services for individuals returning to the community after incarceration.

March 31, 2019
The NADD Bulletin January / March 2019 Edition

A Moral Imperative: Invest in Eradicating Loneliness

In the 21st century, we are told that individuals are more connected than ever. Is this true? We certainly have more potential to be connected.

March 12, 2019
The MetroWest Daily News

Letter: Advocates’ new undertaking

As a strong advocate of mental and emotional wellness, here in MetroWest, for the last 20 years, I am excited about a new ministry or undertaking by Advocates