About the Middlesex Partnerships for Youth, Inc.
The core mission of MPY is to provide prevention and intervention strategies in matters of health and safety for youth.

About the Middlesex Partnerships for Youth, Inc.

Our Organization

Middlesex Partnerships for Youth, Inc. is a non-profit 501.c(3) organization that provides training, fosters collaboration, and develops programming to increase the health and safety of students. MPY is committed to bringing cutting edge information and high quality trainings to our constituents and endeavors to provide solution-oriented, community-based, multi-disciplinary approaches to reducing and ideally eliminating risky behaviors for youth. MPY is governed by a Board of Directors made up of school superintendents, police and fire chiefs, and other community leaders who work closely with MPY staff to deliver this mission. 

Our Members

Members include more than 90 public schools, charter schools, private schools, special education schools, educational collaboratives, and youth community service organizations. For information on Membership, call MPY staff at 781-587-3409.

Benefits of Membership

MPY provides professional development training, youth leadership conferences, and on-site in service workshops as a benefit of membership.

Conferences

Member rates for MPY events are available to current employees of member organizations. Public school memberships include police and fire personnel.
Former and retired employees, members of committees including but not limited to PTO/PTA, PAC, School Improvement Councils, Health Councils, Drug/Alcohol Councils and school volunteers are not considered MPY members.
It is respectfully requested that non members pay the event fee before the event or at the door. MPY staff reserve the right to not admit non members into events if they have not paid the nonmember fee before entering the event. 
Anyone owing conference fees to MPY will not be allowed to register or attend additional events until the balance is paid in full.
Please see our events section for more information on upcoming conferences. 

Event Registration

Check our events section for a list of current offerings.  To register for an event, click the register now button and follow the prompts to create an account.  Once you have created an account with your email address, you will be able to sign up for events, modify your information, or cancel registrations if needed.  If there is a fee for the event, an invoice will be sent to your school/organization following the event.

Event Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to attend any MPY conference after registering, you can cancel online up to 48 hours before an event. Failure to do so will result in a cancellation fee.  No shows at events are also accessed a 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@mpyinc.org.

In-Service Workshops

Each member district may select up to five free in-service training workshops, to be held at the school or community site.  These trainings are available for staff, students and community members. MPY provides schools, law enforcement, and other community stakeholders with the strategies and skills necessary to help youth and their families.  MPY offers workshops on a variety of topics including Internet safety, substance abuse prevention, restorative justice, anxiety, healthy teen relationships, and youth suicide prevention. 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 Contributions

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. This contribution also funded our video series Teen Dating A to Generation Z: A Guide to Going Out, Breaking Up and Everything in Between. Middlesex Partnerships for Youth, Inc. thanks Proskauer Rose LLP for their generosity and efforts to prevent domestic violence.

MPY is also grateful to have received financial contributions from Enterprise Bank and Salem Five Bank.

Statement of Equal Opportunity

Middlesex Partnerships for Youth, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, height, weight, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, and marital status.