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BROCKTON’S MAYOR VISITS THE ADULT BASIC EDUCATION PROGRAM AT TRA-BROCKTON

On April 30, 2013 Brockton Mayor Linda Balzotti visited the TRA-Brockton office to meet with students enrolled in the Adult Basic Education Program funded by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

The students had been told of her upcoming visit and were asked to prepare questions that were important to them.

TEAM TRA Joins the 15th Annual Old Colony Hospice Walk

On April 28, 2013, forty (40) TRA-Brockton and New Bedford staff, students, and their family members once again participated in the annual walk to raise money in support of The Old Colony Hospice.

Collectively, TEAM TRA raised $1,450!

ACHIEVE! - YOUTH OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM

ACHIEVE! Youth Opportunity Program provides a comprehensive array of services for out-of-school youth between the ages of 16 and 24.

Brockton

Brockton Trivia:

  • Brockton is known as the "City of Champions" because it is home to two of Boxing’s “World Champions,” Rocky Marciano and Marvelous Marvin Hagler.
  • Brockton was named one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People in the United States in 2005, 2008 and 2010 by America's Promise Alliance.
  • During the Civil War, Brockton was the nation's largest producer of shoes.
  • Brockton is the home of the Brockton Rox, a minor league baseball team.
  • Thomas Edison built the first model of a complete central power station in Brockton.

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