EdVestors Blog Posts

May 19, 2021

Building Racial Equity into Grantmaking

By Derek Lin Equity is at the core of our work at EdVestors and essential to our mission to: Advance equitable, meaningful education that prepares every Boston student to activate their power and shape their future.  Over the last year, EdVestors’ staff and board engaged in a remote Strategic Planning process to build a

May 18, 2021

Designing Virtual Internships in the Creative Sector: Bloomberg Arts Internship Boston 2020

The following blog series will provide a closer look at the Boston-specific Bloomberg Arts Internship program implemented by EdVestors and share the learnings and key takeaways for effective creative youth development and employment models. The Bloomberg Arts Internship (BAI) is an arts-focused summer internship program in

September 16, 2020

Boston Public Schools Arts Educators Creatively Meet the Moment

By Anthony Beatrice and Ruth Mercado-Zizzo This article is featured on Americans for the Arts' ArtsBlog as part of National Arts in Education Week Within a week of Boston Public Schools closing its schools due to COVID-19, the district’s nearly 300 BPS visual and performing arts educators quickly shifted to offering remote

August 3, 2020

This is the Wrong Time to Cut Arts Education

By Dr. Brenda Cassellius and Marinell Rousmaniere This article is featured on CommonWealth Magazine. Schools should not be focused just on tested subjects In times of great financial strain and uncertainty, arts education is often first thing cut from the school curriculum. Indeed, several school districts across the

July 30, 2020

Bloomberg Philanthropies and EdVestors Arts Internship Program for Boston High School Students Goes Virtual This Summer

Collaboration supports paid internships for 25 Boston public high school students at local arts and cultural organizations  (BOSTON) July 30, 2020 – EdVestors, a school improvement nonprofit in Boston, and Bloomberg Philanthropies are conducting their summer arts internship program in a remote format to continue offering