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  • This Spring, please consider donating to Spare Change News

    This Spring, please consider donating to Spare Change News

    Photo: Zengzheng Wang To donate, please click the donate button below! Dear Friend, Spare Change News is more than just a newspaper. It is the focal point of a community of men and women, many of whom have know each other for over twenty years. Spare Change has provided “a hand up, not a hand […]

  • Spare Change News and HSBA partners announce The Empathy Project

    Spare Change News and HSBA partners announce The Empathy Project

    Harvard Square Business Association just announced the Empathy Project, a collaboration between Spare Change News, Homeless Empowerment Project, and our fellow Harvard Square Business Association member, the Community Charter School of Cambridge. The project is organized by SCN interns and CCSC seniors Yusef Ferhani and Christy Felix. On May 7th, the, National Day of Service, high […]

  • Timeline: The chain of events that brought chaos to Boston’s Schools

    Timeline: The chain of events that brought chaos to Boston’s Schools

    Photos: StanleyFormanphotos.com, Pulitzer Prize 1977, “The Soiling of Old Glory” The Decision (1954–1974) On May 17, 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously in Brown v. Board of Education that segregated schools were unconstitutional. On May 31, 1955, the U.S. Supreme Court raised the urgency of desegregation in the Brown II ruling by ordering that […]

  • The Project: About The Avoidable Crisis

    The Project: About The Avoidable Crisis

    Photo: StanleyFormanphotos.com, Pulitzer Prize 1977, “The Soiling of Old Glory” The Avoidable Crisis is a project conducted by the Emerson College Journalism Department. Three journalism students, one recent graduate and two faculty members researched Boston’s busing crisis during Summer 2014. Over a three month period, the team examined 5,000 documents, including articles, books and reports. […]