Cambridge Empowerment Center Launches New Summer, After-School Programs
Updated: Jul 12
Cambridge Empowerment Center will offer new and engaging children's programming beginning June 20 in the Pine Street headquarters, the Board of Directors announced. Licensed by the State of Maryland and operating as Pine Street Enrichment Program (PSEP), these programs will use creative techniques to teach reading and math in a varied curriculum that will also include sports, arts, crafts and other enriching activities. The PSEP is open to all children, regardless of their ability to pay.
Cambridge Empowerment Center emphasizes learning about reading and math using innovative teaching to inspire students, some of whom were left behind academically during the pandemic. To present these prorams, the Center collaborates woth other aligned organizations in Dorchester County, includin the Grade Level Reading Coalition, to ensure children are reading at grade level by third grade. The Center has also teamed up with the Harriet Tubman Museum on Race Street, led by Linda Harris, who provides music instruction ansd historical lessons about the Underground Railroad.
"We arre grateful to those who support our efforts including The Pauline F. and W. David Robbins Charitable Foundation Trust, The Bryan Brothers Foundation, The Women and Girls Fund, and numerous other funders and donors," said Christine Driscoll, Treasurer. "We are also thankful to the City of Cambridge and Dorchester County for their assistance."
After-school programs wil begin in the Fall. The Center's vision is to turn the Empowerment Center into a thriving hub of activity for all ages, seven days a week, year-round.