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Amy Moore, Director of In-Home Care, Testifies for Choices for Independence

Thousands of Granite Staters depend on the CFI program. These are low-income, medically vulnerable individuals ages 18 to 100 who qualify for nursing homes, but who choose to remain in their own homes. Home and community-based care cost a fraction of what a nursing home does. Unfortunately, these programs have been underfunded for over a decade - so badly that New Hampshire ranks 50th in the amount of Medicaid funding it spends on home and community-based care. Read more

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Providing Legal Services to Those in Need

Ascentria Care Alliance - October 29, 2019

Ascentria’s Immigration Legal Assistance Program (ILAP) was recently awarded a generous grant of $81,600 from the Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts’ Activation Fund Grant. This grant will support our work to provide free and low-cost legal services to immigrants in Massachusetts.  Read more

Ascentria's New Workforce Development Initiative

Ascentria Care Alliance - October 29, 2019

Ascentria is partnering with Quinsigamond Community College (QCC) to develop a program to train workers for jobs in Health Care and Social Assistance.  This partnership was made possible by one of the first-ever round of Senator Kenneth J. Donnelly Workforce Success Grants. Read more

Aramark Volunteers Making a Difference

Ascentria Care Alliance - October 29, 2019

Volunteers from the Aramark Building Community (ABC) program came together to assemble backpacks and school supplies, and bean soup packages for Ascentria’s clients. Read more

Massachusetts to Continue Accepting Refugees Following Executive Order, Governor Says

Mass Live - October 2, 2019

The Trump administration’s new executive order not only caps refugee admissions nationwide at 18,000 for the next fiscal year, it also puts the onus on municipalities and states across the country to give written consent to allow refugees resettle into their communities.

Massachusetts is poised to offer that written consent, according to Gov. Charlie Baker’s office.

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From Fear to Inclusion

The Patch - October 2, 2019

Imaginarte: Views by Refugee Minors: Teen refugee photographers explore their lives, experiences, and voices through visual images

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Agencies Oppose Trump Administration Plans to Slash Refugee Resettlement and Legal Immigration to the U.S.

Ascentria Care Alliance - September 27, 2019

“In countless ways, America depends on new Americans.”
The Trump administration plans to set the new yearly refugee admissions goal at 18,000, a record low. And a new executive order would allow state and local officials to stop resettlement in their communities. They seemingly want to dismantle our nation’s resettlement programs. Read more

A Never-Ending Journey: The Life and Times of Worcester’s Undocumented Immigrants

Worcester Magazine - August 22, 2019

Henry Hernandez, who left El Salvador in November of 2009 and is now a U.S. citizen and Worcester organizer for Neighbor to Neighbor, is just one of the hundreds of thousands of migrants who have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more

Why are so many Americans getting sicker?

NH Business Review - Angela Bovill - August 16, 2019

Healthcare in the U.S. should not be a sickness system, but a wellness system. 

Here’s what we face: If we’re going to get healthier as a nation, we need to think beyond medical care. We need a system not just focusing on waiting until symptoms indicate a clear diagnosis. And we must ask: Why are so many Americans getting sicker? Read more

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