Volunteers wanted to participate in work group on youth suicide prevention

31 October, 2017

   Volunteers wanted to participate in work group on youth suicide prevention

    NAMI NH in collaboration with the Suicide Prevention Partnership and the Irving and Barbara C. Gutin Charitable Foundation will be working on a three year project focused on preventing suicide in teens and young adults in New Hampshire. The Frameworks Project will develop comprehensive protocols to assist communities in responding to youth suicide events (suicide talk, attempts, and completions). Read the rest of this entry »

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¡Adelante! Youth – Success stories

31 October, 2017

    Recently, I had the honor of being accepted to Northeastern University. It has been my dream for several years because of its outstanding co-op program. At Northeastern, I plan on studying international business where my English, Spanish, and French will become beneficial. I also plan on taking computer engineering. I know that there are not that many female and Hispanic engineers and I would like to be amongst the few to be successful. Read the rest of this entry »


Uniting for a vision of unity

31 October, 2017

    A powerful group joined Lawrence Literacy Works at the Clemente Abascal Community Room to discuss ideas for the formation of a Vision for Literacy in Lawrence. Representatives from organization dealing with education and literacy, as well as small businesses, not-so-small business, newspapers, civil servants, legislators, community-based organizations, faith-based organization, health care, higher education, etc. came to share their observations. Read the rest of this entry »


Talented Students

31 October, 2017

Talented Students – Farewell Dinner

    Fifi Garcia, the creator of the Academically Talented Children program, bid farewell to some of those that will be departing to different colleges and private high schools to continue their education at the Clemente Abascal Community Room en Lawrence. Read the rest of this entry »


Banknorth supports science education

31 October, 2017

   Banknorth supports science education at the Lawrence Boys & Girls Club

    Thanks to a grant from the Banknorth Charitable Foundation, 160 youngsters at the Lawrence Boys & Girls Club will be exposed to scientific discovery through the Banknorth Science Club. Read the rest of this entry »


Of Dreams and Nightmares: Some Quijotes, Many Dulcineas

31 October, 2017

    Recently we embarked in a massive daydream of baseball games won which ended with nightmares of aspirations lost. Those feelings made me think of dreams. Ever since I was a child growing up in a country of Spanish traditions, the name of Don Quijote de la Mancha was very much a part of my literate world. Of course, the book, written by Don Miguel de Cervantes y Saavedra, was no easy reading and it was not until I was in my teens that I had the time, patience, opportunity or school requirement to make me assimilate it. Read the rest of this entry »


Marines collect toys

31 October, 2017

    “It was a great day, in spite of the weather”, expressed Reverend James F. Stokes at the end of the day, speaking about the toys collection sponsored by The Outback Restaurant on Saturday 6, 2003. Read the rest of this entry »