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Advocates Jail Diversion and Local SRO's speak at Annual School Safety Conference
May 14, 2019
Advocates

14th Annual New England School Safety Conference

Last month, Dr. Sarah Abbott, our Jail Diversion Program Director and Taylor Hayden, our Sudbury/Hudson co-response clinician, sat on a panel at the 14th Annual New England School Safety Conference

May 13, 2019
Lesley University

PhD graduate throws off disability stigmas: ‘I’m not less than’

Dee Genetti would be forgiven for giving up on her PhD after two traumatic, life-shattering accidents.

April 28, 2019
MetroWest Daily News

MetroWest Autism Alliance holds windiest Sensory-Friendly Kite Day yet in Framingham

With winds whipping at 20 mph atop Bose Mountain on Saturday afternoon, it was “probably the windiest (Sensory-Friendly) Kite Day ever” for the MetroWest Autism Alliance’s annual event.

April 25, 2019
The MetroWest Daily News

Framingham Law Day speaker: Freedom of the press is a pillar of democracy

Retired Ashland Police Chief Craig Davis and Dr. Sarah Abbott, director for the Jail Diversion Program at Advocates in Framingham, were awarded the Judge Robert C. Campion Award for Community Service for the work they did for starting the Jail Diversion Program in Framingham in 2003, and expanding it throughout the state.

April 2, 2019
Worcester Telegram & Gazette

As I See It: Programs for individuals leaving incarceration benefit us all

Massachusetts turned a corner last year, investing significantly for the first time in decades in reentry services for individuals returning to the community after incarceration.