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Recording Available: Embracing Intersectionality: A Conversation about Race & Disability
The recording of our conversation is now available. Watch it at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1TH_r2V916Ior view the recording below. PS – While you’re there, help us out and hit the like and subscribe button 😉 Panelists: Moderators: We’d like to thank everyone who logged on, our panelists, moderators, and co-hosts, The Arc of Massachusetts and the Massachusetts Developmental […]
Fun & Fundraising at the Flutie 5K!
MassFamilies board members and allies joined together on October 16, 2022, in Natick, Massachusetts, at the Doug Flutie 5K. MassFamilies had a very popular table. We had a wonderful time, and we’re happy to report that we raised $1,431.00, which was almost triple our fundraising goal! We’d like to thank everyone who participated in the 5k […]
Join us for Real Talk: Black and Brown Conversations
MassFamilies kicked off the first cultural conversation in the series Real Talk: Black and Brown Conversations last week, and it was a huge success! Over 50 people from across the state joined us to share and hear from Ala Ochumare, who spoke about Differently Abled Youth and LGBTQ2S+ Inclusion. This speaker series is part of […]
This Boston Mom will teach you how to tell your story
Bethany Van Delft wears many hats. She is a Comedian + Emcee + Storyteller. Bethany also happens to be a graduate of Metro-Boston’s 2018 Family Leadership Series. She is working with Lauri Medeiros, MFOFC’s Metro Boston Regional Coordinator, to host a two-part workshop called Crafting Slam Style Stories. The first session will focus on storytelling […]
Imagining Better: Person-Centered Planning and Living Arrangements
Here at MFOFC, we are driven by the vision of empowerment for individual and family support that includes planning, choices and decision-making. Person-centered planning is very much in line with this vision, as it puts the individual at the center, helping them develop a vision, plan for their future and foster an environment to help […]
Southeast Family Leadership Series Kicks Off this Weekend!
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 […]