Center for Public Representation

The Rosie D. Preservation Project

The court recently ended its oversight of the Rosie D. case that overhauled the children?s mental health system in Massachusetts. Our safeguards project will ensure that the reforms of the case are maintained, and that kids with SED and ASD receive needed and timely home-based services to stay with their families and avoid out-of-home placements.

CATEGORY: Community Change
LOCATION: Northampton, MA
AMOUNT: $459,540

Perpetual Motion

Have you heard the Tower Foundation’s origin story?  It has now been freshly told by Cassandra Gainer in the recent issue of Traffic East, a Western New York journal celebrating entrepreneurial and creative energy.  Gainer interviewed daughters Mollie Byrnes and Cynthia Doyle in telling the story of Peter and Elizabeth Tower’s life together and how they came … Continued