Emily McCann

Pro Bono Perspectives: Episode 3 - Emily McCann

Pro Bono Perspectives: Episode 3 - Emily McCann

Emily McCann joins Common Impact CEO, Danielle Holly, on their new podcast, Pro Bono Perspectives - where Holly interviews leaders from all walks of life to learn about their personal and professional backgrounds and explore what drives them to create positive change through their careers and daily lives.

Educating the Future Generation: Organizations Earn Grants For STEM Outreach Programs

Educating the Future Generation: Organizations Earn Grants For STEM Outreach Programs

Students in rural and low-income communities will soon have access to experiential learning experiences, one-on-one hands mentoring and STEM education through a $1 million program called the US2020 STEM Coalition Challenge.

Lost Einsteins: What does it take to realize every child’s potential?

Lost Einsteins: What does it take to realize every child’s potential?

IN A KNOWLEDGE ECONOMY, our greatest natural resources are not pulled from the ground. They’re in the minds of our children. But while we have continued to invent clever new ways to extract natural capital, a recent report from the Equality of Opportunity Project makes the case that we’ve been less successful in tapping the potential of our students.

Note from the CEO

Note from the CEO

This past week, I had the opportunity to sit with a group of rising Boston 9th grader girls, who were both graduates of our 8th Grade Academy program and summer interns at Citizen Schools.  We gathered to talk about their experience with us and the ways in which Citizen Schools is – and isn’t yet – fulfilling its promise to help middle school students launch confidently into their high school years.

Google.org Expands Major Funding for Citizen Schools in Bay Area

Google.org Expands Major Funding for Citizen Schools in Bay Area

Redwood City, CA—August 1, 2017 – Today, Citizen Schools, a national nonprofit that partners with public schools to provide academic enrichment in underserved communities in four states, is announcing a major financial investment of $500,000 from Google.org, bringing the company’s total support of Citizen Schools to over $4.5 million.

Google.org Expands Major Funding for Citizen Schools in New York

Google.org Expands Major Funding for Citizen Schools in New York

Today, Citizen Schools, a national nonprofit that partners with public schools to provide academic enrichment in underserved communities in four states, is announcing a major financial investment of $500,000 from Google.org, bringing the company’s total support of Citizen Schools to over $4.5 million.

Google.org Expands Major Funding for Citizen Schools in Boston

Google.org Expands Major Funding for Citizen Schools in Boston

Boston, Mass—August 1, 2017 – Today, Citizen Schools, a national nonprofit that partners with public schools to provide academic enrichment in underserved communities in four states, is announcing a major financial investment of $500,000 from Google.org, bringing the company’s total support of Citizen Schools to over $4.5 million

Medford resident receives President’s Volunteer Service Award

Medford resident receives President’s Volunteer Service Award

Rachel Pollinger, of Medford, is among this year’s Gold-level President’s Volunteer Service Award honorees. Pollinger is being recognized for her work as a Citizen Teacher with the national nonprofit, Citizen Schools.

Norwell resident receives President’s Volunteer Service Award

Norwell resident receives President’s Volunteer Service Award

Michael Belivaqua, of Norwell, has been awarded the gold President’s Volunteer Service Award, for his work as a Citizen Teacher with the national non-profit Citizen Schools.

Super-volunteer Anne Bowie recognized by Citizen Schools

Super-volunteer Anne Bowie recognized by Citizen Schools

Dorchester’s Anne Bowie was recognized for her volunteer work by Citizens Schools at their annual awards event on June 14. Bowie is the public service manager at WilmerHale, a law firm that hosted 14 seventh and eighth graders from the Browne Middle School in Chelsea for apprenticeships. Each student was paired with their own lawyer, who would teach the students the different terms and prepare them for the mock trial they would have at the end of the 10-week program.