Project Restore Us, launched last year by restaurateurs Tracy Chang of Pagu and Irene Li of Mâe Asian Eatery, has expanded by partnering with the Asian American Resource Workshop and Vietnamese American Initiative for Development.
City councillors’ proposed reparations policy alone is not a panacea for slavery or the war on drugs, considering the limitations of municipal resources. But to enact change at scale, smaller steps must be taken first.
Friends of Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, a nonprofit dedicated to expanding opportunities at the city’s public high school, is in the process of presenting $71,250 in college scholarships to Cambridge Rindge and Latin School graduates.
City councillors introduced an order in June for a reparations fund resulting from the war on drugs, but conversations with Cambridge residents since its filing show many are shocked and completely unaware of this policy and what it might mean.
Food For Free, a nonprofit hunger relief organization based in Central Square, said it is expanding to a 12,000-square-foot space in Somerville’s industrial Inner Belt neighborhood – trading up from a donated 3,600-square-foot space.
The Cambridge Rindge and Latin School Class of 2021 honored four teachers who made significant contributions to their learning and personal development over their high school years in a small ceremony held June 22 outside the high school’s Fitzgerald Theatre.
A $25,000 grant to the Cambridge Camping Association from The Boston Foundation will provide summer camp and out-of-school enrichment experiences to youth from urban, under-resourced communities through the Foundation’s Open Door Grants program.
The Evergreen day care and preschool, a nonprofit serving area families since 1989, needs donations for relocating between buildings on the Sancta Maria Nursing Facility after setbacks caused by the coronavirus.
The nonprofit Cambridge Camping Association has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the Cummings Foundation, making it one of 140 local nonprofits surviving a competitive review process that began with 590 applicants.