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Foundation Sponsors Facing History Day of Learning on Identity

May 30th, 2013
Foundation Sponsors Facing History Day of Learning on Identity

The Smith Family Foundation recently sponsored a day of learning convened by Facing History and Ourselves. The conference, entitled “Reimagining Self and Other,” brought together scholars at the forefront of… More »

Dr. Roland Fryer Meets with Trustees

May 13th, 2013

Smith Family Foundation trustees recently had the pleasure of hearing from Dr. Roland Fryer, the Robert M. Beren Professor of Economics at Harvard University, and the founder and faculty director… More »

Foundation Approves Grant to Develop a Leadership Pipeline at Community Day Charter in Lawrence

November 6th, 2012
Foundation Approves Grant to Develop a Leadership Pipeline at Community Day Charter in Lawrence

At a recent meeting of the board of trustees, the Smith Family Foundation approved a $525,000 grant to help recruit, train, and hire exceptional heads of school for Community Day… More »

Mattapan Community Health Center Celebrates Opening of New Location

November 6th, 2012
Mattapan Community Health Center Celebrates Opening of New Location

After two years of construction, on September 10, 2012, Mattapan Community Health Center opened its doors at its new location on Blue Hill Ave. Governor Deval Patrick and Mayor Thomas… More »

Head of Lowell Community Health Center Honored with 2012 Community Advocacy Award

November 6th, 2012
Head of Lowell Community Health Center Honored with 2012 Community Advocacy Award

Dorcas Grigg-Saito, chief executive at the Lowell Community Health Center, was selected by Eastern Bank as the winner of its 2012 Community Advocacy Award. Under Grigg-Saito’s leadership, the health center… More »

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