Mayor Sullivan’s Office Recognizes Participants

Braintree, MA (November 9, 2016) – Youth residents of Braintree Village recently completed four anti-bullying workshops where they learned about the importance of kindness, acceptance and inclusion. The classes, which were organized by Peabody Resident Services, Inc. and led by MassHousing’s Tenant Assistance Program, ACME Teamwork, Inc., included peer interaction, games and activities to simulate different instances of bullying. Program leaders helped participants develop strategies to deal with challenging situations. At the conclusion of the workshop, residents, staff and community leaders joined together for a celebration. During the gathering, Christopher Griffin, assistant to the Mayor of Braintree, presented participants with a citation on behalf of Mayor Joseph Sullivan in recognition of their anti-bullying efforts.

Braintree Village is a community of 324 apartment homes located on McCusker Drive and managed by full-service real estate firm Peabody Properties, Inc.

Pictured above (left to right): Back Row – Christopher Griffin, Assistant to Mayor Joseph Sullivan; Alan Rias, Braintree Village Resident Service Coordinator; Thelma Roberts, Braintree Village Tenant Association President; and Dr. Frank Hackett, Braintree Public Schools Superintendent. Front Row – Thelma Roberts’ grandchildren Elijah Grant, 1; Aniyah Johnson, 5; and Isaiah Grant, 4.