Sue Crosby, the MFOFC West Regional Coordinator, has been helping advise a group of students from UMass Amherst who are completing service learning/capstone projects related to disability rights and advocacy. Dental Health Bill Raj, one of the students Sue has been working with, started a petition to promote bill HD 3436 / SD 1942 : […]
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 […]
Each year, Massachusetts Families Organizing for Change (MFOFC) prepares an overview of our asks regarding the annual state budget. Download the PDF or click on the image to view MFOFC’s budget requests, or simply read on to see what funding priorities MFOFC supports this year. MFOFC is a proud member of the Supporting Families Campaign […]
Each year, Mass Families establishes legislative priorities for the year. These priorities are in response to current legislation that affect individuals with developmental disabilities in Massachusetts and their families. Download the PDF or scroll down to learn more. SUPPORTED DECISION MAKINGH172 An act relative to supported decision-making agreements for certain adults with disabilities – Filed […]
The West Region Family Leadership Series will kick off soon! We still have space for a few more participants, so we have extended the application deadline to December 15, 2018. The Series focuses on supporting families to advocate for their family member with disabilities to live in their communities as naturally and typically as desired. Applications from […]
In the Southeast Region, Massachusetts Families Organizing for Change, in partnership with the Building Futures Project and Family Connections Center of the Nemasket Group is sponsoring A Full Life Ahead Series via Facebook LIVE!
The 27th SE Family Leadership Series kicks off this weekend in Mansfield, Massachusetts! MFOFC is excited to have family leaders from across our region join us for this life-changing series! The series focuses on supporting families to advocate for their family member with disabilities to live in their communities as naturally and typically as desired. The SE Family […]
We’re so glad you stopped by! We hope that you find our new website more user friendly. By building a new website, we wanted to: make it easier for you to find information about our trainings, create a way for visitors to donate to our organization, and give our online presence a facelift. In the […]