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Statement of Metro Mayors on Governor Baker’s Housing Choice Program

Monday, December 11, 2017 Amanda Linehan, MAPC Communications Manager Cell phone: 617-388-1556 alinehan@mapc.org Statement of Metro Mayors on Governor Baker’s Housing Choice Program The Metro Mayors Coalition applauds Governor Baker for creating the new Housing Choice program.  This program clearly indicates the Administration’s commitment to preserving and producing housing not only to serve the needs […]

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Press Release: 2nd Edition of NEMLEC STARS Toolkit Introduced

The Northeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council (NEMLEC) and the Northeast Homeland Security Regional Advisory Council (NERAC) sponsored a school safety conference on March 17th at Endicott College to introduce 225 stakeholders from school districts and public safety agencies throughout Essex and Middlesex Counties to the 2nd Edition of the NEMLEC School Threat Assessment and Response System (STARS) […]

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Planning 101 Blog: New Toolkit for School Threat Assessment and Response

MAPC’s homeland security team recently worked to help produce a toolkit providing schools and school districts with guidance on assessing and responding to threats and crises. On Friday, March 17, the Northeast Homeland Security Regional Advisory Council (NERAC) – for which MAPC serves as fiduciary and program manager – and the Northeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement […]

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9th Annual Shannon Grant Basketball Tournament

  Earlier this month, the Metro Mayors Coalition, facilitated by MAPC, organized the 9th Annual Shannon Grant Basketball Tournament held at Somerville High School. On Saturday, August 5th, the Metro Mayors Shannon Grant Community Safety Initiative brought together teams from Cambridge, Chelsea, Everett, Malden, Quincy and Revere to participate in a friendly basketball tournament. This […]

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Metro Mayors Coalition Opioid Report Release

On Wednesday, May 24, 2017 the Metro Mayors Coalition (MMC) hosted a forum for municipal officials responsible for developing and implementing policies and strategies that assist community members who are struggling with opioid addiction. The event featured the release of the report Addressing the Opioid Epidemic in Metro Mayors Communities. The forum brought together more than […]

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What We Do: Legislative Priorities

  In the video above, MAPC Government Affairs Specialist Steve Byrne discusses MAPC’s legislative priorities. Every legislative session, the government affairs team monitors legislative action on Beacon Hill, identifying, following and advocating for bills and budget items likely to affect MAPC and those living and working in the MAPC region. The team compiles a list […]

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