Mayor Sullivan announces Hope Youth Street Program

2 November, 2017


    Mayor Michael J. Sullivan in cooperation with the Hope Youth Street Program is proud to announce an exciting new event that’s designed to bring the community and the talented youth of our city together. The program, which is simply entitled “The Movement” will celebrate the rich cultural diversity throughout the city and culminate in a talent show. Read the rest of this entry »


New England Civic Ballet

2 November, 2017


    On any Saturday morning, there is a place hopping with excitement: The New England Civic Ballet (NECB) located at 274 S. Broadway, Lawrence. Children of all ages gather for a 45-minute class that hopefully will take them to the lead role of some of their productions. The first surprise is finding so many Latino families, including three fathers waiting for their little girls to finish the morning class. Read the rest of this entry »

Children’s education and professional development

2 November, 2017

   For about half of the women between 30 and 44 years, having a child has significantly altered their lives, forcing a reduction in working hours, or a temporary or permanent cessation of work. The existence of children alone does not explain the difficulty of reconciling work and family. To understand the problem it is necessary to ask about female employment rate the reduction of fertility, which in Spain has fallen to a rate of 1.34 children per woman. Read the rest of this entry »

¡Adelante! Youth – Success stories

31 October, 2017

    Recently, I had the honor of being accepted to Northeastern University. It has been my dream for several years because of its outstanding co-op program. At Northeastern, I plan on studying international business where my English, Spanish, and French will become beneficial. I also plan on taking computer engineering. I know that there are not that many female and Hispanic engineers and I would like to be amongst the few to be successful. Read the rest of this entry »

Uniting for a vision of unity

31 October, 2017

    A powerful group joined Lawrence Literacy Works at the Clemente Abascal Community Room to discuss ideas for the formation of a Vision for Literacy in Lawrence. Representatives from organization dealing with education and literacy, as well as small businesses, not-so-small business, newspapers, civil servants, legislators, community-based organizations, faith-based organization, health care, higher education, etc. came to share their observations. Read the rest of this entry »

Talented Students

31 October, 2017


Talented Students – Farewell Dinner

    Fifi Garcia, the creator of the Academically Talented Children program, bid farewell to some of those that will be departing to different colleges and private high schools to continue their education at the Clemente Abascal Community Room en Lawrence. Read the rest of this entry »

Banknorth supports science education

31 October, 2017

   Banknorth supports science education at the Lawrence Boys & Girls Club

    Thanks to a grant from the Banknorth Charitable Foundation, 160 youngsters at the Lawrence Boys & Girls Club will be exposed to scientific discovery through the Banknorth Science Club. Read the rest of this entry »