Work Force Summer Learning and Literacy Program

By

Cambridge Housing Authority

The Work Force, Summer Learning Literacy Program

We offer a FREE summer program for students entering 8th grade whose families are Cambridge Housing Authority residents.

Registration required

  • Specific dates
Monday, March 18 – Thursday, May 30

Current members of Work Force programming are given priority, new applicants will be considered if spots remain. There are a total of 20 spots in the program. Some seats may be available after the registration window but before the program begins. Contact us to inquire about open seats if you wish to apply after May 30th.

Cost

This Program is free!

Students are paid a stipend of up to $250 for completing the program (amount is based on their attendance and level of participation).

Location

  • In-person only.

Windsor Community Center

119 Windsor Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
United States

Neighborhood

Area 2, East Cambridge, The Port, and Wellington Harrington

Dates and Times

This program runs during the summer.

Monday through Thursday.

Morning.

Summer programming runs July 1st - August 8th from 9:00AM - 12:30PM

Additional information

The Work Force Summer Literacy Program is a free six-week summer program for rising 8th grade (current 7th grade) students who are either currently a 7th grade Work Force participant at CSUS Work Force, and/or whose families live in Cambridge Housing Authority developments and leased housing. The goal of the Summer Learning Literacy Program is to empower students to become active owners of and advocates in their own education. Through youth-initiated research, group projects, peer to peer learning, guest speakers, and field trips, students will learn all about their personal learning styles and preferences, how to effectively engage with their schools and teachers and how to increase their academic success in 8th grade and beyond!

The goal is to empower students to become active advocates in their own education. Through youth-initiated research, group projects, peer to peer learning, guest speakers, & field trips, students learn about their personal learning styles, how to effectively engage with their schools & teachers, and how to increase their academic success in 8th grade & beyond!

The Work Force, Summer Learning Literacy Program
This program runs during the summer.

Monday through Thursday.

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Vanessa Bellony

Teacher-Counselor - Windsor

617-499-7107
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Last updated May 1, 2024.