Nonprofits

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Finding a "Furever" Home

Broken Tail Rescue gives homeless pets a second chance

Every day at the PetSmart on Alewife Brook Parkway in Cambridge, volunteers from Broken Tail Rescue oversee the showing and hopeful adoption of the cats in their PetSmart adoption center.

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Cambridge Launches Effort to Combat Homelessness

Two meetings this week will seek public input

As part of a project to develop a Strategic Action Plan on Homelessness, the city is seeking input from the public on the topic, according to an announcement from the Cambridge Human Services Commission.

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New episode of Cambridge Uncovered debuts

Education experts discuss achievement gap in Cambridge/Boston area

In episode eight of Cambridge Uncovered, Lesley University students and NeighborMedia interns Katrina Macher and Sasha Van Baars brought together a panel of local education experts -- Lesley University Professor Donna Halper; Boston Partners in Education Executive Director Pamela Civins; Cambridge School Committee Member Fran Cronin; and Cambridge Community Services Executive Director Ben Clark -- to talk about education disparities and the achievement gap in the Cambridge/Boston area.

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@CambridgeArts Brings River to Mass Ave for 36th Annual Riverfest

On Saturday, June 6 in Central Square Cambridge MA lots of people from our fair city and beyond enjoyed an interactive, stimulating and engaging afternoon of festivity along the Mass Ave virtual river!

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On The Rise 20th anniversary celebration

$700,000 fund drive launched to aid Keep The Keys program

At left, Board President Carol Goss; at right, Treasurer Anthony Koenig, Jr.

More than a hundred supporters,volunteers, and friends gathered on May 28 at the Microsoft NERD (New England Research and Development) Center at 1 Memorial Drive to mark the 20th anniversary of On The Rise, Inc. The local day program, based at 341 Broadway, aids women who are homeless or in crisis.

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Not for Nothin' Kathryn Fenneman Tutoring Plus

Not for Nothin' Kathryn Fenneman

Susan Fleischmann interviews Kathryn Fenneman, Executive Director of Tutoring Plus, 5-18-2015

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Not for Nothin' Tzu Chi Nepal Relief

Tzu Chi Nepal Relief

Susan Fleischmann interviews Jiuan Ng and Judy Chien from Tzu Chi, an international Buddhist charitable organization about the Nepal earthquake relief efforts on 5-15-2015.

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As If It Were Already There

New public art on the Greenway

Photo by Mark Jaquith

I know, this isn't in Cambridge. Our stories are supposed to have a Cambridge connection. So why am I writing about a sculpture in Boston by an artist from Brookline that was made in Seattle? Well, I'm in Cambridge and this thing connected with me. I think it's one of the best things to happen in the area this year. It is my latest photographic obsession and I went to the dedication ceremony on Monday May 12, 2015.

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Not for Nothin' The Flagship Computer Clubhouse

Interviews with Non Profit Executive Directors

Susan Fleischmann interviews Gail Breslow, Director of the Flagship Computer Clubhouse, 5-11-2015