Category Archives: Massachusetts

HEROES visits CA from the East Coast

Christie Renick/ November 1, 2013/ Leaders 4 Change, Massachusetts

Our experience of being in the beautiful city of San Francisco has been amazing. We saw and did so much in just the little time we had. We left our hostel to explore the city of San Francisco. We started at the bay and from the bay you could see the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island. After we walked

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HEROES Leadership Training

Christie Renick/ October 27, 2013/ Massachusetts

The FYA team was in western Massachusetts last weekend training with HEROES, FYA’s partner organization there. Set in a beautiful location with all of the magnificent fall color, FYA trainers Mitch Findley and Jayette Hightower conducted a visioning process with five youth leaders to help them determine what they wanted HEROES to be and how to get there. Included in

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Updates from Massachusetts

Christie Renick/ October 4, 2013/ Massachusetts

HEROES in Massachussets is back up and in action after taking the summer off. They are super excited about joining us for Leaders 4 Change at the end of October/beginning of November! Additionally, Foster Youth in Action is sending Mitch and Jayette out to Massachusetts on the weekend of October 18th to spend time with both youth and adults to

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Welcome Washington and Massachusetts!

Christie Renick/ April 11, 2013/ FYA, Massachusetts, Washington

The Action Network is pleased to announce our newest Program Partners in both Washington and Massachusetts! Representing the state of Washington is The Mockingbird Society and in Massachusetts, HEROES. The Mockingbird Society has been working with the mission of “building a world-class foster care system” and have had impressive results. From the Mockingbird Society’s site: “We are the leading, independent voice for foster

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Earth, Wind & Fire Coming to Boston!

Christie Renick/ June 7, 2012/ FYA, Massachusetts

Back in March, Philip Bailey, lead singer/songwriter of Earth, Wind & Fire gave 10 youth in care in Dallas the royal treatment by taking them backstage at their concert and shared with them his personal commitment to helping youth in care. Thanks to a partnership with the Music is Unity Foundation and Rise Above Foundation, next Tuesday, June 12th, Mr.

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