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We hope you have enjoyed your summer as much as THRIVE has! We have exciting developments to share from this summer, and we want to report some of our amazing plans for the future. Find out more below!

THRIVE Training

  • Experiential Diversity: A full-day training building skills to address harm from oppression, learning about self-efficacy, and building a more inclusive community.
    • October 19th in Lowell, MA from 8:00AM – 12:30PM
    • Please register by 10/18/19, just click the link below!
Click here to register for upcoming THRIVE training
Community Events
  • Compassionate Integrity Training (CIT): A 10-week training program that meets 2-hours each week designed to cultivate human values as skills through experiential learning activities, reflective writing activities, mindful dialogues, group discussion, and contemplative practices. Learn more about CIT online at: https://www.compassionateintegrity.org/, or e-mail facilitator and THRIVE Communities volunteer Judie Bryant at revjudiebryant@gmail.com
    • Beginning October 21st at 175 Cabot Street Suite 100 Lowell, MA from 6:00PM - 8:15PM
    • 4 THRIVE Community members have been invited to attend this public event for free! Please text Kim if you are interested in taking of of these openings (617)642-4553
  • Hop Sing In Town (flier pictured here): October 5th is a big day for THRIVE CoSA alumni, Sing, who is starting his own business, Hop Sing in Town. Sing will be hosting a pop-up restaurant serving his famous Kamakazi Wings. Sing was recently awarded $1500 by EforAll for his superb performance throughout their intensive summer business accelerator. Please stop by the Lowell Firefighters Club between 1pm and 9pm to support Sing in his new venture!

THRIVE News

  • Edwin's New Beginnings (pictured right): After months of searching for housing, Edwin and his CoSA team celebrate the moment he got keys to his own place in September! Edwin is so excited to have his own space and he wanted to share the good news with the THRIVE Community - that's you! Congratulations Edwin!
  • New Volunteers: THRIVE is excited to announce that 10 community members recently participated in our volunteer training. These new volunteers are in the process of being matched into new CoSA circles. You can join them by registering for THRIVE's upcoming diversity training on October 19th!
Future Plans

On Saturday, October 28th, THRIVE’s Board of Directors cast a vision for the organization, informed by the input and feedback of many members of the THRIVE Community. This planning process was skillfully facilitated by Strategy Matters and sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation of Massachusetts. We look forward to sharing the outcomes with you as they are finalized.

Give to THRIVE online via Communities for Restorative Justice
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https://www.facebook.com/THRIVEma/


THRIVE Communities Massachusetts
175 Cabot St., Suite 100
Lowell, Ma 01845
617-642-4553
www.ThriveMA.org

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