February 8, 2022
When Chef John Lawrence of Peppers Artful Events isn’t preparing gourmet meals in the company’s Northborough kitchen, you might find him at Worcester’s Rainbow Child Development Center.
February 8, 2022
Retired basketball coach, teacher and businessman Charles Luster is on a mission to eliminate food insecurity. He is working across Worcester to grow healthy food and believes, "No one in America should be starving." Part of his plan is teaching young children about gardening. In this NBC story,...
January 31, 2022
Monica Thomas-Bonnick, President of Edward Street’s Board of Directors, has lived in diverse locales across the country, from Texas and Oklahoma to New York City and now, Worcester.
January 10, 2022
Edward Street asked our staff and friends in the community about their hopes and dreams for young children, families, and businesses in 2022.
January 3, 2022
David Jordan shares insights and connections across apprenticeship programs and how they can address the workforce crisis in early education and care. Project Flourish, operating under the Center for Childcare Careers/Family Services of Central MA, a program of Seven Hills Foundation, leverages...
Out of the ‘Shark Tank’ and into the Community! United Way of Central MA Announces $1M Challenge Winners in Early Childhood
December 16, 2021
When the United Way of Central Massachusetts organized its recent $1 Million Community Challenge—a Shark Tank-like search for bold community initiatives—they made early childhood a priority.
September 15, 2021
When you want to spark learning and growth, it helps to have a space that gets young children really fired up.
Edward Street’s Day of Play Family Festival Turns 10! Join Our Virtual Anniversary Celebration, September 18-27
September 7, 2021
Edward Street’s Day of Play Family Festival turns ten years old this September and we’re celebrating with ten days of fun!
August 23, 2021
Edward Street attracts student interns across vast academic disciplines who share in this nonprofit’s dedication to making our world a better place.
Holy Cross Students Pioneer Project-based Social Justice – Because an Investment in Early Childhood is an Investment in Our Future
August 16, 2021
At a time when the COVID-19 pandemic continues to interrupt children’s most formative years, early education and literacy are more important than ever.