Entries by MASeed@dmin

Giving Tuesday

Kick off the holiday season right and participate in Giving Tuesday on November 28! Join us in celebrating the global day of giving by creating positive impact in our communities. Giving Tuesday is about working together to make a difference. How will you give this Giving Tuesday? Volunteer Give your time on Giving Tuesday and volunteer! With […]


2017 Access to Justice Conference

Access to Justice through Innovation and Collaboration New Directions and Emerging Opportunities: Exploring Cutting-Edge Developments Moving Us Closer to Our Goal of Justice for All The legal needs of our communities far exceed the legal resources currently available — especially for those unable to afford to hire a private attorney. Many exciting efforts are underway […]

We have one last chance to save funding for homeless youth in the FY18 state budget!

Action Alert Months ago, Governor Baker ELIMINATED line item 4000-0007 in the 2018 state budget – which allocated $675,000 in funding for homeless youth.The Governor’s reasoning? That this amount was “too small to be effective.” While $675,000 may seem “too small” for Governor Baker, these are necessary funds that could prove life-saving for homeless youth. It could mean the difference between […]

Act Today to Support MA Appleseed’s Budget Priorities

Action Alert The Massachusetts House of Representatives and Senate have both finalized their initial FY18 budget proposals. Now the fight moves to the Budget Conference Committee, in which six members are tasked with working through the differences between the House and Senate budget recommendations on a variety of issues. Here’s a quick reminder about where things […]

Good News and Bad News in the FY18 Budget

Action Alert We’re Almost There! The results are in! After the Massachusetts House of Representatives and Senate finalized their initial FY18 budget proposals and the Conference Committee compromised, the budget was sent to Governor Baker’s desk. He had 10 days to approve, reduce, or veto any line items he chose; here’s what he did: Statewide […]