Articles of Interest

Jul 11, 2016
Yesterday, The Enterprise published "Tent City homeless struggle to find new place to stay," an article by Benjamin Paulin on the recent removal of those living in Brockton's homeless encampment known as "Tent City." The article quotes MHSA President & Executive Director Joe Finn on how a longer-term strategy is needed in order to address the city's homelessness.
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Jul 06, 2016
In a blog post in The Huffington Post, "In San Francisco and Beyond, Homeless Crisis Should Not Derail Progress on Mental Illness," Richard Cho and Dr. Fred Oster of The Council Of State Governments Justice Center explore connections between homelessness, mental illness and incarceration and advocate for Housing First.
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May 17, 2016
Spare Change News has published "MHSA Honors Jerry Ray at 13th Annual Fundraising Event." Written by Katrina Carbone, the article features Jerry Ray, who received the "William Lloyd Garrison Lifetime Achievement Award" at MHSA's fundraising event, "Home for Good: Solutions Start Here."
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May 16, 2016
Spare Change News quotes MHSA President & Executive Director Joe Finn in "Mayor Walsh Announces New Funding for Homelessness Services," a recent article by Aneri Pattani. The article covers City of Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh's budget proposal to invest in housing and services to support the City’s Action Plan to End Veteran and Chronic Homelessness in Boston.
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May 13, 2016
Yesterday, MassLive.com published "State alliance honors Jerry Ray of Mental Health Association for dedication to the homeless," an article by Peter Goonan that covered MHSA's recognition of "Home for Good: Solutions Start Here" honoree Jerry Ray of Mental Health Association, Inc.
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Apr 21, 2016
On Wednesday, April 20, 2016, Secretary of Health and Human Services Marylou Sudders presided over a public listening session on the Commonweath's plans to reform MassHealth, shifting from a fee-for-service model toward accountable care organizations (ACOs). Shira Schoenberg of MassLive.com covered the listening session in her article "Baker administration plans overhaul of $15 billion MassHealth system." Colin A. Young of the State House News Service also covered the listening session in an article published by media outlets including The Berkshire Eagle, The Daily News of Newburyport, The Telegram & Gazette, and WWLP-22News.
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Mar 24, 2016
t3, an initiative of the Center for Social Innovation, recently published "Stories of Youth Homelessness & Resiliency: Kay," a blog post written by Kay, a graduate of MHSA's Fall 2015 Advocacy in Action Leadership Development Program for young adults.
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Mar 18, 2016
t3, an initiative of the Center for Social Innovation, recently published "Stories of Youth Homelessness & Resiliency: Lauren," a blog post written by Lauren, a graduate of MHSA's Fall 2015 Advocacy in Action Leadership Development Program for young adults.
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Mar 09, 2016
Spare Change News recently published "Flipping the Sheet: Reflections on the 2016 National Conference on Ending Family and Youth Homelessness," an article written by Andrew, a graduate of MHSA's Fall 2015 Advocacy in Action Leadership Development Program for young adults.
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Jan 20, 2016
Spare Change News recently published "Young and Homeless," an article featuring Andrew, a graduate of MHSA's Fall 2015 Leadership Development Program for young adults.
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