By George Barnes
Telegram & Gazette Staff
WORCESTER — Hurricane victims from Puerto Rico found a little hope Wednesday at a job fair at Centro Inc. social services agency on Sycamore Street.
The fair brought together employers and job recruiters to meet with people from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, many of […]
Worcester City Council looking to help house hurricane victims
Hurricane damage in Puerto Rico. (AP File Photo)
WORCESTER – The City Council has asked the city administration to identify affordable housing that might exist for people resettling here from hurricane-battered Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
District 4 Councilor […]
Dear Friends of Puerto Rico & Other Latin-American Countries affected by recent natural disasters:
Many people are asking us, what is CENTRO doing? Meanwhile, numerous organizations and individuals are desperately trying to figure out how they can help. Unfortunately, that sense of desperation and desire to help will in many cases be more harmful to the […]
Our website is now publicly available in both Spanish and Portuguese. Go to the top-right corner of the page and use the drop-down menu to pick your language of choice!
Saturday, August 20, 2016
From 12 noon to 9:00 pm
On the Common at City Hall, Worcester, MA
CENTRO, Inc formally known as “Centro Las Americas” will be holding community auditions to secure entertainers in the following groups: Singers, Dance, Musical, Acrobats. The 26th Annual Latin American Festival will take place on Saturday August 20, 2016 from 12PM-9PM on Worcester City Hall Common.
WORCESTER — CENTRO has signed a purchase-and sale agreement with the South Middlesex Opportunity Council to buy the former People In Peril shelter at 701 Main St. Juan A. Gomez, CENTRO’s president and chief executive officer, told the Historical Commission Thursday night the long-range plan is to turn the old PIP shelter, which foryears had beena lightning rod for controversy and a magnet for crime in the Main South area, into a cultural and performing arts center.
SOUTHBRIDGE, MASS., FEB. 16, 2016.....Alice Bonner emphasizes: while her agency may be the only one with "Elder" in its title, it's hardly the only one with elders in its mission. Across Massachusetts, hundreds of thousands of elderly citizens depend on services like Meals on Wheels, home care and job training. Each elder is at the center of an invisible web of agencies, and each agency needs a leader. In June, Bonner became the new leader of the Executive Office of Elder Affairs itself.