Board of Directors

CSV Party Raises $24,000 for Upper School Programs

Cambridge, MA  March 14, 2014 – Supporters of Cambridge School Volunteers (CSV) raised more than $24,000 last week to fund expansion of mentoring and tutoring for Cambridge middle school students. The Kendall Square party hosted by Genzyme brought together students, teachers, and donors to the organization from all over Greater Boston. Feben Gebreegziabher, a CRLS senior who addressed the crowd of over 200, said

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Countdown to CSV Now fundraiser March 6th

Every spring, CSV invites the community to come together to eat, drink, bid on unique auction items, and to support our programs for students in the Cambridge public schools. The 2014 CSV Now! event on Thursday, March 6 will honor Louise Adler, our dedicated tutor and former board president. Will you be with us? We promise you a fun evening of jazz music, mingling,

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CSV’s 2013 Annual Report is here

We were busy last year!  We started Learning Centers, doubled the size of NetPals, and made new corporate partnerships with Mass BioEd Foundation and Vecna Technologies. Thank you to everyone who made it possible, especially our new tutors, mentors, and NetPals. We are so lucky to have such caring volunteers and partners. Read about our work in the 2012-2013 school year here: Annual Report

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A Big Welcome to CSV’s Newest Board Members

CSV welcomes its two newest board members, Cambridge residents Naveed Rahman and Holly Donaldson. Both bring a strong level of support for the public school system as well as a dedication to community involvement to their new board roles. Rahman, currently an institutional portfolio manager at Fidelity Investments, has had extensive experience in the world of finance. His various positions have included management consultant

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Lindy Hess, Board Member for 13 Years: A Legacy

With sorrow, we announce that our board member Lindy Hess passed away recently at the age of 63. For many years, she ran the Columbia Publishing Course and its predecessor, the Radcliffe Publishing Course. A profile in the Boston Globe is here. Lindy joined CSV’s board of directors in 2000, and during her tenure, she introduced many people to our work. Lindy was always

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Louise Adler and J.R. Dreyer Recognized

  Above, top, J.R. Dreyer and Louise Adler. Below, Mayor Henrietta Davis, J.R. Dreyer, and Cambridge Community Foundation’s Bob Hurlbut. On May 14, 2013, Cambridge’s Senior Volunteer Clearinghouse celebrated the outstanding service of several individuals who have given their time, talents and energy to enrich the Cambridge community. Veteran CSV volunteers J.R. Dreyer and Louise Adler were both recognized for their exemplary service to

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CSV Welcomes Mary Poor to its Board

In December, Cambridge School Volunteers (CSV) welcomed a new member, Mary Poor, to its Board of Directors. Poor, a resident of Arlington, brings a diverse background to the position. Her accomplishments range from development and grant management for a Connecticut museum and the Massachusetts Audubon Society, to teaching English and tutoring ELL. In addition to her work in education, Poor earned two advanced degrees,

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CSV Welcomes Two New Board Members

Above, new board member Charles Wyzanski and his daughter Tamara (CRLS class of 2005) Cambridge School Volunteers (CSV) welcomes two new members to its board of directors: MIT-affiliated Anya Alexandra Bear and long-time Cambridge resident and attorney Charles M. Wyzanski. Bear has been with MIT’s Office of Government and Community Relations since 2008, collaborating with a broad range of Cambridge non-profits and institutions around

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