On behalf of the Board of Directors of MassEquality, we are pleased to announce that Deborah Shields, JD, MPH, an experienced LGBT advocate and attorney, has accepted the position of Executive Director.
Deborah’s previous leadership positions were with the
MassEquality is thrilled to report that on July 29 the Massachusetts House and Senate voted unanimously to override the Governor’s FY16 budget veto and restore $2 million in funding for housing and wraparound services for unaccompanied homeless youth and young adults. Thank you for your advocacy efforts!
Today, Governor Baker signed the FY16 Budget into law. MassEquality was pleased with most of the budget outcomes, but disappointed that the Governor vetoed $2 million in funding for the new line item 4000-0007 to provide housing and wraparound services to unaccompanied youth and young adults through age 24 who are experiencing homelessness. But you can help!