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How soccer unites a community

Soccer Nights brings together youths for five-day camp

When I say "soccer," you say "nights!"
Soccer!
Nights!
Soccer!
Nights!

The coaching directors shouted cheers to the 125 kids participating at the Central Square site of this year’s Soccer Nights program, which was held earlier this summer.

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Local restaurants offer meals at On The Rise

Lunches for homeless women have been special this week

Lunches for homeless offered at On The Rise

This has been a week of stand-out lunches at On The Rise, Inc., the day program for homeless women at 341 Broadway. Meals provided by volunteers on weekdays are a mainstay of the program, and this week several local restaurants came together in support of that operation. They have been bringing in selections from their menus--not normally an option for the women seeking assistance at On The Rise.

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Not for Nothin' Maria LaPage

An interview with the Executive Director of the Agassiz Baldwin Community

Susan Fleischmann interviews Maria LaPage, Executive Director of the Agassiz Baldwin Community, 7-13-2015

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Not for Nothin' Parisa Parsa

An interview with the Executive Director of Public Conversations Project

Susan Fleischmann interviews Parisa Parsa, he Executive Director of Public Conversations Project. 7-6-2015

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City organizes Charrette to combat homelessness

"Brainstorming" process involves community

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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.