MassINC is pleased to announce the addition of Maria Fernandes-Dominique, Director of Public Affairs at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, to the nonprofit’s board of directors. Maria becomes MassINC’s 30th board member and brings valuable experience as a self-described community development practitioner with an impressive background.
Media, communications services will augment opinion research
Boston, MA – MassINC and The MassINC Polling Group (MPG) are excited to launch their new in-house media group, MPG Media. The new division offers public, private, and social-sector clients a suite of digital storytelling services, including photography and videography, messaging and distribution, and social media strategy and web design. Ahead of its official launch,
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A new study by the nonpartisan think tank MassINC shows large racial and ethnic disparities in the composition of defendants awaiting trial in jail. In Barnstable County, black defendants are overrepresented in the jail population relative to their share of the county’s general population by a factor of 10 to one. Out west in
MASSINC’S TESTIMONY BEFORE THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY REGARDING COMPREHENSIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Winthrop Roosevelt firstname.lastname@example.org (617) 224-1625 Testimony Regarding Comprehensive Criminal Justice Reform In Massachusetts Provided to the Joint Committee on the Judiciary June 9, 2015 Benjamin Forman MassINC Thank you Chairman Brownsberger, Chairman Fernandes and members of the committee for an opportunity to share some ideas on comprehensive criminal justice reform at
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Winthrop Roosevelt email@example.com (617) 224-1625 Statement: Gateway Cities Innovation Institute Applauds Boston 2024 selection of New Bedford to Host Sailing The Gateway Cities Innovation Institute applauds Boston 2024 for revising their initial bid for the Olympic Games to include New Bedford as the venue for the sailing competition. Locating the Olympic
"At the Apex: The 2030 Educational Attainment Forecast"
Download the full report (PDF) MassINC is proud to present At the Apex, an educational attainment forecast through 2030 prepared in partnership with the UMass Donahue Institute. This analysis draws attention to the problem the Massachusetts economy will confront as the large and highly skilled Baby Boom generation ages out of the state’s workforce. To
The Gateway Cities Innovation Institute presents Going for Growth: Enhancing the Economic Impact of Public Transit in Gateway Cities with Comprehensive Service Planning
Download the full report (PDF) The Gateway Cities Innovation Institute is proud to present Going for Growth: Enhancing the Economic Impact of Public Transit in Gateway Cities with Comprehensive Service Planning. This new policy brief examines how best practices in transit planning can benefit Massachusetts’s Regional Transit Authorities. Massachusetts’s Regional Transit Authorities (RTAs) have an
View/download the full report (PDF) View/download the poll crosstabs (PDF) Massachusetts residents support reforming the criminal justice system to send fewer people to prison, and overwhelmingly (85 percent) support a package of reforms similar to those enacted in other states. In fact, most see the current prison system as a contributor to crime rather than
New results from MassINC Polling Group: Ready for Reform? Public Opinion on Criminal Justice in Massachusetts
View summary and topline and crosstabs. This morning we presented the results of a major research project on criminal justice — four focus groups and a statewide telephone poll of 1,207 Massachusetts residents — at an event with Gov. Patrick. The project was sponsored by MassINC in conjunction with their 2013 report on the subject.