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May 29, 2017
CommonWealth Magazine

How to stop prison’s revolving door

A NEW REPORT from MassINC points to a major challenge for Massachusetts state government.

June 25, 2017
MetroWest Daily News

Movers & Shakers: Karen Williams

Advocates, a Framingham-based provider of services to individuals facing life challenges, has appointed Karen Williams to vice p

Above, EPOCA member Jay McCcune gets ready to head to Boston to lobby for better policies aimed at helping ex-prisoners return to society/Elizabeth Brooks photo
June 22, 2017
Worcester Magazine

From the Inside Out: Adjusting to life without bars

After he was released from state prison, it took 36-year-old Tim Peak of Worcester two months to get a state I.D. He said he couldn’t even get a library card, his only access at the time to a computer.

May 29, 2017
Community Advocate

With words and reflections, Westborough State Hospital patients remembered

On May 17, a beautiful, clear sunny Saturday morning, a ceremony was held at the Pine Grove Cemetery to honor the approximately 500 former patients of the Westborough State Hospital who are buried there.

May 10, 2017
Framingham Source

MetroWest Autism Alliance Expanding its Portuguese Support Group

FRAMINGHAM – The Autism Alliance of MetroWest, a program of Advocates, is expanding its monthly Portuguese Support Group to better meet