MPY hosted a teen dating abuse prevention conference featuring the new video series Teen Dating A to Generation Z.
MPY hosted a teen dating abuse prevention conference featuring the new video series Teen Dating A to Generation Z.

About the Middlesex Partnerships for Youth, Inc.

Our Organization

Middlesex Partnerships for Youth, Inc. is a non-profit 501.c(3) organization which closely partners with the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office.  Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors.  Middlesex Partnerships for Youth, Inc., known as MPY, has provided training, fostered collaboration, and developed programming to increase the health and safety of students in Middlesex County for more than two decades.

Our Mission

The core mission of MPY is to provide prevention and intervention strategies in matters of health and safety for youth.  MPY is committed to bringing cutting edge information and high quality trainings to our constituents.  Working in collaboration with the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office, MPY endeavors to provide solution-oriented, community-based, multi-disciplinary approaches to reducing and ideally eliminating risky behaviors for youth.

Our School Based Initiatives

Each year the Middlesex District Attorney selects a school-based initiative, which influences our conferences and in-service workshops.  

Click the "School Based Initiatives" tab to the right to find out more. 

Our Members

Every public school district in Middlesex County is a member of MPY.  Many public charter schools, private schools, and youth community service organizations are also members.

Benefits of Membership

Conferences

School and law enforcement personnel are invited to attend all MPY conferences and events at the member rate.  Most conferences are free to members and there is usually no limit on the number of staff that may attend.  Please see our events section for more information. 

Event Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to attend any MPY conference after registering, you must contact Stephanie Guyotte via email at stephanie.guyotte@state.ma.us. All cancellations must be received via email at least 72 hours before the scheduled event. Failure to do so will result in a cancellation fee.

Accessibility and Accommodations

All Middlesex Partnerships for Youth conferences are handicapped accessible. Middlesex Partnerships for Youth will work to make reasonable accommodations as requested by individuals with disabilities. Requests should be made at least 3 weeks before the event. Direct accommodation requests to Executive Director Margie Daniels at Margie.daniels@state.ma.us.

In-Service Workshops

Additionally, each member district may select up to five free in-service training workshops, to be held on the school or community site.  These trainings are available for both staff and community members. 

Through education and training, MPY provides schools, law enforcement, and other community stakeholders with the strategies and skills necessary to help youth and their families.  Currently, in-service workshops cyber safety and sexting are highly requested.  Please see our workshops section for more information.

Collaboration

Most importantly, membership in MPY fosters partnerships to find long-term solutions to the social and legal issues faced by youth in our schools and communities.  Together, we proactively confront health and safety issues with our youth.

Charitable Contribution

Middlesex Partnerships for Youth, Inc. is proud to have been selected as a recipient of the Proskauer Rose, LLP. Charitable Contribution since 2013.  This charitable donation, earmarked for efforts in preventing domestic violence, has provided funding for the MPY Poster Project, honoring students who created posters raising awareness around issues of domestic violence, representing the four months which have been designated as national domestic violence awareness months.

Additionally, the Proskauer Charitable Contribution has funded the creation of teen dating and healthy relationships video series which will be unveiled in the Spring of 2016.  All MPY members will have access to this video series as an educational tool for middle and high school students.  Middlesex Partnerships for Youth, Inc. thanks Proskauer Rose LLP for their generosity and efforts to prevent domestic violence.