Monthly Archives: September 2016

  • Four years from now, Jasmine Castro will be a college graduate. Ten years from now, she will be Dr. Jasmine Castro. These are just two of the goals Jasmine has set for herself as she begins her freshman year at UMassBoston this fall. Born and raised in Boston after her family emigrated from Guatemala, Jasmine […]

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  • Education has always been a platform for personal growth and self-understanding to new EVkids Education Advocate Karen D’Amato. “It was through education that I found my voice and found myself. My teachers were the first people in my life who saw me as I wanted to be seen and encouraged me to pursue my passions.” […]

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  • At EVkids, you are always part of the family. Many alums, both tutees and tutors, remain invested in the organization and in each other for years after they graduate. Claire Looney was an EVkids tutor from 2011-2015, thanks to a partnership with 4Boston at Boston College. “EVkids was one of the greatest decisions I ever […]

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  • One word to describe the new EVkids Education Advocate Joanna Sariles: Impressive. First generation college student, scholarship winner, bilingual, EMT and Automotive Certified, Teaching Associate, AmeriCorps volunteer; the list goes on and on. And on top of all this, Joanna understands what it means to pay it forward. “EVkids reminds me of the many programs […]

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