Cummings Foundation

Funding for the CCSR is provided by the $100K for 100 Grant Program run by the Cummings FoundationLearn More »

Foundation Trust

Funding for the CCSR is also provided through a $1,500 grant by the Foundation TrustLearn More »

Krystle Campbell Community Betterment Project

The Center is also partnering with the Krystle Campbell Community Betterment Project to financially support student projects with funds from the Boston FoundationLearn More »

WHAT WE DO

The mission of the CCSR is to develop responsible global leaders/citizens who will be positive contributors to society and will work to combat important social issues such as global warming, addiction, prejudice, racism, pollution, gender bias, poverty, public education, healthcare, etc.

We believe by providing the proper learning activities, we can prevent students from becoming addicted to harmful substances and developing negative perceptions of others.

OUR HISTORY

ABOUT

HOW WE GOT HERE

Over the past four years, over 1000 students have participated in our mini-courses, clubs and activities, and most importantly community projects. The CCSR was made possible by an unrestricted donation of $50,000 by Bloomberg Philanthropies in 2012. In 2016, the Cummings Foundation awarded the CCSR with a $100,000 (over three years) grant to continue our mission.

HOW WE GOT HERE

The CCSR has collaborated with The Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service, colleges and universities, community groups such as Team Medford, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and civic and public service organizations to help make the world a better place to live. In light of all of the terrible national and worldwide tragedies, we strongly believe teaching children and adolescents how to be empathetic leaders and understand the plight of others are imperative to prevent such tragedies from happening again.

RECENT NEWS

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Columbus CCSR Students Asking for Book & Game Donations for CCSR Collection at Medford Public Library

http://www.mpsadvantage.education/2019/11/25/columbus-ccsr-students-asking-for-book-game-donations-for-ccsr-collection-at-medford-public-library/?fbclid=IwAR3ZrKW6QbQCMhb3ns-gurFrIhrfdXYNdx7Ij0_ABEvKgYYa_L-nmccerlY
http://www.mpsadvantage.education/2019/11/25/columbus-ccsr-students-asking-for-book-game-donations-for-ccsr-collection-at-medford-public-library/?fbclid=IwAR3ZrKW6QbQCMhb3ns-gurFrIhrfdXYNdx7Ij0_ABEvKgYYa_L-nmccerlY

Amanda Gorman, Youth Poet Laureate of the United States of America, visits Medford Middle School students

The McGlynn Middle School and Andrews Middle School 8th grade classes were blessed to hear a presentation by the first-ever Youth Poet Laureate of the United States of America at the McGlynn Middle School on Friday, November 15th. Amanda Gorman has been called "the next great figure of poetry in the U.S." Amanda, a current ...
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Medford High School CCSR – Veterans Day 2019

Thank you so much to Emma McGlynn for making this video!
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CCSR Presents Tour de Roberts Bike Safety Event

http://www.mpsadvantage.education/2019/11/12/ccsr-presents-tour-de-roberts-bike-safety-event/?fbclid=IwAR0NFkmfOocafEJpWdU8qdtGZkOL6RW1oVTVZlDDFNtZLNRFKGhHNobeGRM
Check out the Bike Safety Event that Roberts CCSR student leaders planned! http://www.mpsadvantage.education/2019/11/12/ccsr-presents-tour-de-roberts-bike-safety-event/?fbclid=IwAR0NFkmfOocafEJpWdU8qdtGZkOL6RW1oVTVZlDDFNtZLNRFKGhHNobeGRM
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WHO WE ARE

OUR LEADERSHIP

Co-Presidents: Rachel Klein and Joseph Ruemenapp
Vice President: Ebyan Abshir
Secretary: Tyler Lam
Treasurer: Colin Bailey
Webmaster: Darwin Do
Portfolio Managers: Emily McDaid and Jaqueline Madigan
Student Publicist: Laurel Baxter

Richard Trotta, Director
rtrotta@medford.k12.ma.us

Michael Skorker, Coordinator
mskorker@medford.k12.ma.us

OUR LATEST PROJECTS

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