Family Leadership Series and Other Training Updates from MassFamilies

A Wonderful Week of MassFamilies Training

There has been lots happening here at MassFamilies recently and we wanted to share an update with you! On February 28, 2022, our Northeast Regional Coordinator, Maryann Welch, presented to the Seven Hills community on Charting the Life Course. 105 participants registered for this presentation where Maryann shared the framework’s core belief, principles, and the […]

Have your voice heard

Have your Voice Heard at the Children’s Mental Health Campaign Listening Sessions

Our partners at Parent/Professional Advocacy League (PPAL) sit at the table with partners on the Children’s Mental Health Campaign. PPAL is the only family organization at the table to provides the family voice.  The Campaign partners have asked PPAL to bring families to listening sessions (Starting next Monday, February 28th – see schedule and links […]

Photo: Northeast Family Leadership Series 2021-2022 Participants posing for a shot

Northeast Family Leadership Series Kicks off without a hitch!

Last weekend, the Northeast Family Leadership Series had a highly successful first session! The families spent two full-days building community and learning about initiative, leadership, and advocacy. One of the highlights of the session was a presentation from Austin Carr, from Mass Advocates Standing Strong. A participant stated Austin is, “A true inspiration”.  All participant surveys rated […]

Family Leadership Series Dates Announced

Southeast and Northeast Family Leadership Series Dates Announced

For over 30 years, the Family Leadership Series has helped grow family leaders who create positive change within their families, communities, across the state and beyond every day. GET READY FOR A SIX MONTH, LIFE-CHANGING CRASH COURSE IN: Advocacy & Leadership Creating a Vision Policy-Making Self-Care The Family Leadership Series focuses on supporting families & […]

Our Voice - Empowering Families & Allies for a world where everyone belongs.

HUGE SUCCESS: MassFamilies Our Voice Community Call Kickoff

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 […]

Could you be the next Northeast Regional Coordinator?

MassFamilies is hiring!

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 […]

Family leaders in action - Sagrario Guerrero

Meet Sagrario Guerrero, MFOFC board member and Family Leader in Action

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 […]