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Meet Bersabell Yeshitla

Bersabell Yeshitla (she, her, hers), a Cambridge native and CRLS alumna, is embedded as a graduate student intern in Cambridge School Volunteers’ high school programs during 2020-21. She was graduated from CRLS in 2012, but she still lives by the school motto “Opportunity, Diversity, Respect.” Yeshitla holds a BA in International Studies from American University and is currently pursuing her MEd at the Harvard Graduate

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Cultural Humility Training for Volunteers

This training is required for all who are interested in volunteering through remote tutoring with high school students. In this training we will reflect on our own actions and assess opportunities for personal growth as well as examine ways to strengthen the culture of solidarity at CSV. Volunteers will walk away with action plans for implementing day to day shifts that will create more

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CSV’s Online Auction Now Live

Cambridge School Volunteers’ spring auction is now live at 32auctions.com/csv2020. We’ve retooled our annual dance party into an online auction and, separately, a pajama dance party on Facebook Live. What will you find at the CSV spring auction? Because we can’t let the spring pass by without dancing with our friends in the community, and apart from our online auction, CSV is also inviting

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Virtual Volunteering in the Cambridge Public Schools

How to Apply Cambridge School Volunteers (CSV) worked collaboratively with the Cambridge Public School district administration to expand our services to students during the Spring 2020 closure of school buildings by using the platform Google Meet. This school year, CSV volunteers will continue to offer mentoring, tutoring, and some volunteer assistance to teachers and classrooms using Zoom and/or Google Meet. We are accepting new

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CSV Restores Some Supports—Online and Virtual

The Cambridge School Volunteers (CSV) Tutoring Center at the high school officially went online this week. On Monday, March 23, the first pairs of CSV volunteer tutors and high school students connected—or in some cases, reconnected—after a hiatus sparked by school building closures. As of Tuesday, March 23, 16 pairs were actively working together, with another nine pairs matched and ready to start. Instruction

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