Mass. Gov. to attend foster youth summit
BOSTON—Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick will be speaking at an opening ceremony for a Department of Children and Families foster youth summit.
Patrick will be joined by Health and Human Services Secretary JudyAnn Bigby and DCF Commissioner Angelo McClain at the summit's Thursday morning opening ceremony in Westborough.
Sponsored by DCF, the summit will allow Massachusetts foster youth who are 16 and older the opportunity to meet each other and participate in workshops, like financial literacy, dating relationships and finding your voice through hip-hop.
The event will bring foster children from across the state together to share their stories and participate in activities.