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Jan 07, 2016
As we begin the new year, we are excited to launch our new blog series: Medical Research on Health and Housing. This series will analyze and summarize current medical literature exploring the multiple links between health and housing. For our first post, Andy Hyatt and Andrew Olsen, medical students at Boston University School of...READ MORE >
Sep 09, 2015
For this week’s blog post, Faces of Homelessness Speakers’ Bureau Coordinator Alex Loughran Lamothe interviews Manny, a graduate of MHSA’s Leadership Development Program. READ MORE >
Jul 30, 2015
In this week's guest post, Sam Greenberg and Sarah Rosenkrantz reflect on the experiences that led them to launch Y2Y Harvard Square, a student-run overnight shelter for young adults experiencing homelessness. Sam and Sarah are recent graduates of Harvard College, where they were student leaders at the Harvard Square Homeless Shelter, a...READ MORE >
Jul 06, 2015
We are excited to introduce MHSA’s new Veteran In-Reach Peer Specialist, Edwin (Eddie) Meléndez. Eddie focuses on engaging homeless veterans within community-based organizations. He links veterans to appropriate housing and services, and he assists them in securing federal, state and municipal benefits. Eddie draws on years of experience...READ MORE >
May 05, 2015
We conclude this year’s Spotlight on the Honorees series with an interview with Bentley University’s Service-Learning Center. MHSA will honor the Service-Learning Center, along with Joseph V. Roller II and Linda Wood-Boyle, at our 12th Annual Spring Fundraising Event on May 20, 2015. READ MORE >
Apr 28, 2015
At our 12th Annual Spring Fundraising Event on May 20, 2015, MHSA will honor two individuals and one program that have all made outstanding contributions to ending homelessness. Today in our Spotlight on the Honorees series, we highlight Linda Wood-Boyle, President and CEO of HomeStart and MHSA Board Officer.READ MORE >
Apr 13, 2015
At our 12th Annual Spring Fundraising Event on May 20, 2015, MHSA will honor two individuals and one program that have all made outstanding contributions to ending homelessness. Today, we’re excited to launch our Spotlight on the Honorees blog series with an interview with Joseph V. Roller II, President and CEO of Cambridge Trust Company...READ MORE >
Mar 30, 2015
As we emerge from a difficult winter and embrace the start of spring, I am thinking about beginnings. In just the last few weeks, we worked with our partners to house the first tenants in the groundbreaking Pay for Success initiative – an initiative that is positioned to expand permanent supportive housing across Massachusetts.READ MORE >

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