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How a Hands-On Workshop to Help You Find Government Opportunities
HOW A HANDS-ON WORKSHOP TO HELP YOU FIND GOVERNMENT OPPORTUNITIES
December 11-11, 2018
The federal government issues more than $600 billion in contracts per year. Opportunities are posted on a wide range of sources. The volume can be overwhelming. Finding the right opportunities that match your company’s products and services is a challenge. This course provides an overview of g...

Innovations in Governance: Achieving the SDGs through Improved Governance
INNOVATIONS IN GOVERNANCE: ACHIEVING THE SDGS THROUGH IMPROVED GOVERNANCE
December 11-11, 2018
Most indices of global development such as the SDGs measure the symptoms of chronic ineffective governance. The international development community has increasingly recognized this and shifted emphasis from service delivery and capacity-substitution to more nuanced approaches that strengthen local s...

Braintree Emergency Management Agency


Braintree Emergency Management Agency has, in part, the following responsibilities: prepare and maintain Local, State and Federally approved Emergency Disaster plans; assist businesses and other departments within the town with developing contingency emergency plans; help locate and secure resources from within and outside the state; regularly execute and encourage drills to ensure the highest possible state of readiness; develop and maintain a volunteer group with appropriate training to assist in situations and disseminate information regarding disaster and emergency preparedness.

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EVENTS

How a Hands-On Workshop to Help You Find Government Opportunities
HOW A HANDS-ON WORKSHOP TO HELP YOU FIND GOVERNMENT OPPORTUNITIES
December 11-11, 2018
The federal government issues more than $600 billion in contracts per year. Opportunities are posted on a wide range of sources. The volume can be overwhelming. Finding the right opportunities that match your company’s products and services is a challenge. This course provides an overview of g...

Innovations in Governance: Achieving the SDGs through Improved Governance
INNOVATIONS IN GOVERNANCE: ACHIEVING THE SDGS THROUGH IMPROVED GOVERNANCE
December 11-11, 2018
Most indices of global development such as the SDGs measure the symptoms of chronic ineffective governance. The international development community has increasingly recognized this and shifted emphasis from service delivery and capacity-substitution to more nuanced approaches that strengthen local s...