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The City of Worcester opened its search for a chief equity officer on Friday, looking to fill a role vacant since spring 2022 and after a substantial restructuring.
Girls Inc. of Worcester has named Tiffany Lillie as its new CEO, months after its longtime CEO was put on leave after allegations of racial discrimination at the girl’s empowerment nonprofit.
Entrepreneurship for All Greater Worcester and EparaTodos Greater Worcester have a new executive director.
The Worcester Art Museum has transferred ownership of a bust it purchased that was likely stolen, beginning the repatriation process for the 1966 acquisition.
Clark University faces questions about its commitment to the community as it plans to demolish and redevelop a block owned by the school.
Startup nonprofits are working to become thriving, sustainable contributors to the community.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts need proper institutional support before change agents can ultimately achieve success.
People with intellectual and developmental disabilities are often unnecessarily left out of the workforce because of barriers they face, including those imposed by the federal government.
Pressured to leave what was their homeland in Stockbridge as settlers moved west and divvied up land in the late 1700s, the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohicans was awarded more than $2 million from the state Wednesday to reclaim 351 acres of their
Black patients had disproportionately higher acute care utilization compared to patients of other racial and ethnic groups, and Hispanic patients visited emergency departments at a disproportionately higher rate compared to White patients, according
Mary Munson, a UMass Chan Medical School professor, is an accomplished scientist and a champion for women in science.
Attorney General Andrea Campbell and 18 of her counterparts from around the country urged the federal government Wednesday to expedite the work authorization process for immigrants, who are experiencing "incredibly long waits" spanning 10 months or
The Remillard Family Community Service Fund, a UMass Chan Medical School fund financed by a $3 million donation in 2015, has selected 12 student, faculty, and staff-led projects for its 2023 grants.
Westborough-based Massachusetts Broadband Institute has added Winchendon among its second round of communities to its Digital Equity Planning Program, which provides consultation to Massachusetts cities and towns to identify barriers to internet
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has determined UMass Memorial Health’s maternity ward in Leominster is an essential service for the people of North Worcester County, complicating the health system’s plans to close the center.
ONE Worcester, Organization for Nonprofit Excellence, has named Helen Segil its first full-time executive director. Segil was previously program director for the organization.
While shifting cultural norms in the business community have found hiring managers outwardly working toward hiring a more diverse staff, studies in the last few years by organizations like McKinsey & Co. and Regent University found women and people of color are promoted less frequently than their white male counterparts. This produces a dynamic where company leadership at many organizations remains dominated by white males even as the company's employees become more diversified.