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Not for Nothin' Elaine DeRosa, Cambridge Economic Opportunity Committee

the Cambridge anti-poverty agency

An interview with Elaine DeRosa, Executive Director of the anti-poverty agency Cambridge Economic Opportunity Committee. 6/27/2016

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On The Rise program recalls participants

Ceremony held in Remembrance Garden

Photos: 1) Remembrance Garden memorials

2) Rev. Diana Phillips welcomes guests

3) Garden benefactor Jutta Hicks, OTR Director Martha Sandler

4) OTR neighbor Ellen DeGenova leads singing

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“You couldn’t not know her -- she was like a tornado.”

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Not for Nothin' - Elaine Schear, Friends of CRLS

Elaine Schear, Executive Director of Friends of Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, describes the many ways that the organization enhances the  Cambridge Rindge and Latin experience for both teachers and students.

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C'Port Neighborhood Association Meeting

Recollections of old times

Jefferson Gardner

Stories of days gone by in Cambridge were a highlight of the Cambridgeport Neighborhood Association meeting on Tuesday evening, May 10 at the Central Square Library. Photo: Jefferson Gardner opened the event with a rendition of “My Favorite Things” by Richard Rodgers, from The Sound of Music. On the wall behind him is a display of historic photos of the city.

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Not for Nothin' Michelle Sharpe from Diaper Circle

Addressing the Diaper Gap

An interview with Michelle Sharpe, founder and CEO of Diaper Circle, on addressing the diaper gap.

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Recap: Berta Golahny Awards at CCAE

Berta Golahny Awards at CCAE

On April 1, 2016, the Cambridge Center for Adult Education (CCAE) proudly announced the winners of the first annual Berta Golahny Awards. Created in recognition of prolific artist, mentor, and teacher Berta Golahny, the Golahny Awards were awarded to two teachers and three student artists in one of the larger receptions CCAE has seen in recent years.

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Not for Nothin' - Jennifer Jonaissant, Homeowners Rehab

Foreclosure prevention and home improvement programs for Cambridge

Jennifer Jonassaint from Homeowner's Rehab discusses HRI's foreclosure prevention and home improvement programs with host Susan Fleischmann.

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Fitness with Coach Doro

Doro Sadowicz at CCAE by Paul Sayed

With a background in molecular biology and bio-chemistry, Doro Sadowicz works as a researcher at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute by day. By night she is a fitness instructor and health coach.  At the Cambridge Center for Adult Education, Coach Doro teaches CIZE and Insanity. According to Doro, she was not always an athletic person and used to shy away from exercising in public or in groups.

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Mark Zurlo and Tony Chin, Running for the Heather Abbott Foundation

providing prosthetic devices for those who need them

Mark Zurlo and Tony Chin are running the Boston Marathon to raise money for the Heather Abbott Foundation, which raises money to help amputees thrive in their recovery and return to the life they love. Heather lost a leg in the Marathon bombings, and was fortunate to receive donations for her own prosthetics - something that is very hard for most people to pay for.

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Girlhood Project Educates Girls on Tough Topics

 On Tuesdays from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Lesley University hosts the Girlhood Project in two classrooms of their Wolfard hall. The program's goal is to expose middle school girls to their girlhood, and all the culture and social problems that come with it.

The program was started in 2008 by Lesley professor Amy Rutstein-Riley, and now runs along side her Girlhood, Identity, and Girl Culture course. College students from this class serve as mentors this program.