Partnerships

September 2018

Join Us: The Immigrant Experience Through Art, Community Voice

2018-10-12T21:04:12+00:00September 21st, 2018|Civic Leadership, Civic Voice, Partnerships, Press Release|

Upcoming Event The Immigrant Experience: Learning Through Art and Community Voice REGISTER HERE MONDAY SEPTEMBER 24 5:30 - 6:30 pm Tercentenary Theatre, Harvard Yard, Cambridge Photo Credit: Robin Lubbock/WBUR "If a society permits one portion of its citizenry to be menaced or destroyed, then, very soon, no one in that society is safe."  — James Baldwin We have seen the inhumane and unjust treatment of immigrant families and children in our country and our communities, but what is the effect on the human being? Learn more about the immigrant experience through poetry and stories of those living in our community today at this innovative Cambridge Community Foundation experience. Standing beside Teresita Fernández's Harvard public art project, Autumn (...Nothing Personal), we will learn about how this work was inspired by James Baldwin's 1964 essay, Nothing Personal, published at the height of the civil rights movement. Local poets, storytellers, and students will personalize and bring to life the themes of disconnection, injustice and divisiveness in America, as well as the hope that love, light and trust can bring. We hope you can join us for this unique experience. Special thanks to MassPoetry, Enroot, and the Harvard University Committee on the Arts for this community platform. This event is [...]

March 2018

Join Us at Cambridge Forum & Join Us in Giving

2018-07-27T15:55:33+00:00March 8th, 2018|Civic Leadership, Civic Voice, Community Needs, Initiative Area, Partnerships, Press Release, Shared Prosperity|

“THE DREAM MACHINE: the journey from undocumented to deported” with author, Professor Dan-El Padilla Peralta and other panelists, including Cambridge Mayor Marc McGovern & CCF President Geeta Pradhan Friday, March 9 at 7 pm First Parish Church, 1446 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge JOIN US FOR THIS FORUM & JOIN US IN GIVING TO THE CAMBRIDGE LEGAL DEFENSE FUND FOR IMMIGRANTS Princeton professor and author of “UNDOCUMENTED”, Dan-El Padilla Peralta shares the story of his own American dream.  Arriving in the US from the Dominican Republic at the age of four, he lived in a NYC homeless shelter as an undocumented immigrant before eventually graduating from an Ivy league school at the top of his class. Dan-el received his MPhil from the University of Oxford and his PhD in classics from Stanford University. In addition to his successful academic career, Padilla Peralta is an activist on immigration issues and will speak about the implications of the DACA decision not just for immigrants, but for all Americans.  Do we not have a moral responsibility to stand with the undocumented in our communities?   Join us for this important discussion. Doors open at 6.30 pm. This event is free and open to all. www.cambridgeforum.org [...]

November 2017

Winter Coat & Boot Drive for CASPAR Homeless Shelter

2017-11-30T00:54:34+00:00November 17th, 2017|Partnerships|

We are nearing Thanksgiving, Fall is behind us, the days are getting shorter and the nights are getting colder. Members of our community are in need of warm weather gear and would be  thankful for a new pair of boots, or a winter coat in time for the holiday.  Join us as we partner with Kendall Square Association and CASPAR Homeless Shelter to help our neighbors! Winter Coat & Boot Drive Men's Boots: Size 10.5-13 Women's Boots: Size 7-10 Winter Coats: Size L, XL, XXL, XXXL Drop Off Addresses CCF: 99 Bishop Allen Drive, Cambridge MA KSA: 510 Kendall Street, Cambridge MA Drop Off Locations Office Hours: 9 AM - 5 PM Alternatively, Donate with "KSACCF" in your message!   Donate Funds to CASPAR

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