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Our 1st School Year Green Team is Launching in New Bedford!

We are so proud and excited to share the news! Groundwork Southcoast is launching a school year Green Team. This program will run for 28 weeks during the school year for up to 6 Green Team members in New Bedford. This program will be for 15 hours of paid work each week and 5 additional hours…

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Reflections on Yellowstone Trip- 1 year later

Just over one year ago, Jade represented Groundwork Southcoast along with Jay by going on a trip to Yellowstone Park for a week. Trips like Yellowstone are one of the exciting things that Groundwork Southcoast can offer for teens from the region because we are apart of the larger Groundwork Network. In her words, Jade…

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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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