Holy Cross received $400,000 in Congressionally-approved federal appropriation funding to support and enhance educational achievement, higher education access, and other programs for Worcester students through community-based partnerships with the College. The funding will advance collaborations between the College and six of Worcester’s youth-serving institutions, including: Girls CHOICE, Nativity School of Worcester, North High School, South Worcester Neighborhood Improvement Corporation, Worcester Boys & Girls Club, and Youth Effect. The College made the announcement at a press conference today.
Smiling for the camera: Thuha Le, from the Southeast Asian Coalition of Central Massachusetts; Yachira Torres ’10; Ellen Ryder, director of public affairs at Holy Cross; and Andrew Le, from the Southeast Asian Coalition of Central Massachusetts.
Rev. Michael C. McFarland, president of Holy Cross, chats with Ron Charette, executive director of the South Worcester Neighborhood Improvement Corporation, where the press conference was held.