Massachusetts Appleseed Announces Interim Executive Director

For Immediate Release Meschino takes leave of absence to run for office Boston, MA, December 17, 2015 – Massachusetts Appleseed Center for Law and Justice (MA Appleseed) has today named Sue Heilman as interim executive director. With more than 25 years of experience leading mission-based non-profit organizations, Ms. Heilman will help MA Appleseed continue its broad […]

2015 Good Apple Reception

2015 Good Apple Reception Massachusetts Appleseed hosted its 8th annual Good Apple Reception at the Boston Harbor Hotel’s Wharf Room on March 19, 2015. Massachusetts Appleseed presented the 2015 “Good Apple Award” to Stephanie S. Lovell, Senior Vice-President and General Counsel of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts for her “unwavering commitment to social justice, […]

2014 School Climates Conference

Keep Kids in Class: Building Positive School Climates MA Appleseed hosted its 3rd annual conference on May 2, 2014. A diverse audience of educators, advocates, state agencies, and community service providers attended! The conference sparked much discussion about strategies we can employ now to cultivate positive school climates as a reality for all of our […]

2014 Good Apple Reception

Massachusetts Appleseed hosted its 7th annual Good Apple Reception at the Boston Harbor Hotel’s Wharf Room on March 20, 2014. Massachusetts Appleseed presented the 2014 “Good Apple Award” to Lon F. Povich, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary of BJ’s Wholesale Club, Inc. for his “unwavering commitment to social justice, dedication to public service, […]

2013 Good Apple Reception

Massachusetts Appleseed hosted its 6th annual Good Apple Reception at the Boston Harbor Hotel’s Wharf Room on March 21, 2013. During the reception, Massachusetts Appleseed presented the “Good Apple Award” to Susan Alexander, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer at Biogen Idec, for her unwavering commitment to social justice, dedication to public service, and […]

2012 School Climates Conference

Targeted Interventions: Meeting the Needs of Unaccompanied Homeless Youth MA Appleseed hosted its second annual conference on November 15, 2012. A diverse audience of policy advocates, legislators, state agencies, service providers, and educators attended. The keynote speaker, Christina Murphy, Director of Policy for the National Center on Family Homelessness, spoke on youth homelessness, provided national […]