Winter 2016-17 Newsletter

Posted on November 14, 2016 under

Thanks to tremendous support from our donors and volunteers, the Alray Scholars Program is pioneering new pathways to success for our scholar applicants. Browse our Winter 2016-17 Newsletter to learn more about how our organization is making a difference in the lives of some wonderful students.

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Alray Scholars in the National News

Posted on November 8, 2016 under

Nationally recognized Alray Scholars graduate Judy Rose (L) and current scholar Shante Leathers (R) were featured in People Magazine this fall for their innovative work in finding a solution to reduce gun violence by taking their message to Boston nail salons, libraries and community centers.

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The college debt crisis is even worse than you think

Posted on May 26, 2016 under

Alray Board president Neil Swidey, who is a staff writer for the Boston Globe Magazine, usually keeps his two worlds separate. But his most recent Globe cover story focuses on an issue that is central to our mission at Alray: the pressing need to help Boston students who dropped out of college, with no degree and often lots of debt, return to campus and graduate.

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