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We visited Our Sister School and loved it!

Two weeks ago Irlanda and I both spoke at Our Sister School (OSS) in New Bedford. We are beginning to work towards deepening our connection to all schools that serve the youth and families in the neighborhoods in which we work in Fall River and New Bedford. To start, we were invited to OSS. I…

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Earth Day at Groundwork Southcoast

April 21 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm Hosted by Comcast Cares Day in Fall River and New Bedford!    This is Groundwork Southcoasts’s 1st annual Earth Day clean-up event! Earth Day, Comcast Cares Day is a cleanup event that happens in both Fall River and New Bedford. Volunteers of all ages are welcome, (under 16 please…

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1st Green Team was a Success!

Green Team is off to a GREAT Start! For those of you who don’t know, Groundwork Southcoast (GWSC) really got going when the Executive Director began work in March. In that time she has been working diligently to build relationships in Fall River and New Bedford and the result has been that in just over…

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Groundwork is Launching!

Greetings SouthCoast Groundworkers! We’ve been busy setting up the trust and laying the foundations for a successful Green Team this summer. In New Bedford, we’ve been working with Love the Ave and the Brownfield Area Wide Planning (AWP) Team, which held a combined community meeting on Tuesday June 13th. Kathy McCabe, the lead planner hired for…

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