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ABC Day: teaming up with elementary schools for a day of service

On Saturday, April 10, 1999, members of the Lesley College community joined forces with residents of the city of Cambridge in a unique endeavor which reflected the College’s conviction “”that people matter”” and that we must nurture the “”power of individuals working collaboratively to bring about constructive change.”” (Lesley College Mission Statement). Building on a long history of Community Service Learning and Professional Development School Partnerships between Lesley College and the Cambridge Public Schools, this year under the auspices of President Margaret A. McKenna these communities collaborated on a series of projects designed to meet the individual needs of four…