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Mar 20, 2018

MHSA received the 2018 Hearst Health Prize for Excellence in Population Health for its Home & Healthy for Good (HHG) program. Joe Finn, President & Executive Director of MHSA, attended the 18th annual Population Health...

May 16, 2018

MHSA member agency Project Hope is seeking a Housing Case Manager. Reporting to the Director of Housing Services, the Housing Case Manager is responsible for providing case management assistance to families in order to help them avoid...

May 14, 2018

The Upper Valley Haven (the Haven), a nonprofit social services organization founded in 1980 and located in White River Junction, Vermont, is seeking an experienced, dynamic Executive Director.


In another part of my life, long ago, I was a theology student. I focused on systematic theology, and I found myself in a class on eschatology, the study of the “end times.” The class was taught by an Augustinian Friar. He started somewhere around the ancient Sumerians, went through the history of Western philosophy and medieval theology, and ended with twentieth century political theories. Truth be told, I barely understood a word he said. However, I will never forget how he ended the class. He said, “In the end, regardless of their religious faith or beliefs, human beings are confronted with only one of two choices: hope or despair.”