October 20, 2022
Join us in promoting early childhood success this November! Edward Street’s 2022 Election Guide is here to show you how. A vote for early childhood is a vote for the community Why is Edward Street so focused on early childhood? Let us count the ways. Millions of neurons are formed each second...
Edward Street Partnerships: Playgroups offered by the Worcester Family Partnership support young families
October 4, 2022
For parents and caregivers who are new to Worcester or feel isolated while working from home, caring for young children can be a lonely experience. But meaningful, lasting connections are made at Playgroups offered by the Worcester Family Partnership . Bringing families together. Enhancing child...
September 29, 2022
What a day! After two years of virtual celebrations, the stars lined up for the 2022 Edward Street Day of Play Family Festival on Saturday, September 17th. The weather was amazing, children enjoyed play-based learning activities, and families connected and reconnected with neighbors, friends, and...
Let’s Play In-Person! Edward Street’s Day of Play Family Festival Returns to Elm Park Saturday, September 17th
September 14, 2022
How sweet it is! After two years of virtual festivals, Edward Street’s Day of Play Family Festival returns to Elm Park on Saturday, September 17th, 11AM-4PM . (The rain date is Sunday, September 18th.) Join us as we celebrate children and families and the organizations that support them. Free to...
The State Just Raised MCAS Requirements for High School Graduation. Preparing Students Needs to Start in Early Childhood
September 1, 2022
You may have heard the news. In early August, Massachusetts raised MCAS score requirements for high school graduation. We applaud the state’s determination to graduate young people who are ready for careers and college. However, standardized testing is only part of the solution. We urge legislators...
August 23, 2022
When the school day ends, a whole new world of learning opens up for Worcester youth. Woo-Labs isn’t your grandparents’ after school experience. Developed by the Worcester Education Equity Roundtable, an initiative of the Worcester Education Collaborative, in partnership with Edward Street and out-...
Meet Edward Street’s Newest Board Members. Domenica Perrone, Miranda Sgariglia, and Jennifer Madson Are on the Front Lines of Change in Worcester
August 4, 2022
You know what they say. It takes a village. Lucky for us, we have the support of our incredible Board of Directors. Better still, we recently welcomed three amazing new Board Members to the team!
Municipal Broadband Internet Is the Right Thing to Do for Children, Families, & Businesses, and Has Economic Benefits
July 19, 2022
Did you know, 18% of Worcester households lack an internet connection?
Businesses: Be a 2022 Worcester Day of Play Sponsor. Make a Difference for Children & Build Name Recognition with Local Families
July 11, 2022
How can businesses reach thousands of local families all at once? How can they support the community while raising brand awareness? By becoming a 2022 Worcester Day of Play event sponsor.
Find Free Baby Formula in Worcester, Get Regular Updates on Availability, and Access Additional Resources
July 7, 2022
There’s a shortage of infant formula nationwide. However, Worcester families have options.