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"Grub is Like Hogwarts" and 4 Other Reasons To Give

This month, Grub's Founder and Executive Director Eve Bridburg challenged her kids to advocate for the organizations they believe in. Inspired by their efforts, she decided to take the challenge herself and asked Grub donors why it's important to give to Grub 

 

November 14, 2017 | Eve Bridburg

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20 Years On, Grub's Still Write Down the Street

 

For the first eight years of our existence, GrubStreet workshops met in a variety of places—in Hebrew School classrooms, church attics, coffee houses, art galleries, pubs, and Montessori schools, among other places—in Brookline, Boston, Cambridge, and Somerville. It wasn’t always easy to manage these spaces. The fire alarm often went off at the Temple in Brookline late at night, the massive church doors on Newbury Street in Boston had to be kept locked, meaning the teacher would have to climb down three flights if a student arrived late

October 5, 2017 | Eve Bridburg

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Getting it Out On Paper Begins the Healing Process: An Interview with Brookview House CEO Deborah Hughes

July 27, 2017 | Eve Bridburg

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Still Learning to Take Up Space: At the VONA/Voices 2017 Summer Workshops

Writer Allison Scott shares her experience at the VONA/Voices summer workshops, an organization founded by Junot Díaz, Diem Jones, and Elmaz Abinader, authors who wanted to support growth in, and create a platform for, writers of color. VONA now makes its home at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

July 7, 2017 | Allison Scott

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Julio the Pool Boy and 12 Other Lessons from the Field: How We're Building a More Inclusive Writing Center

 

About a year ago, GrubStreet staffers Jonathan Escoffery and Sarah Colwill-Brown held a focus group with six students of color to find out more about their experiences in Grub classrooms and within our community at large. The group met in the evening in our small conference room overlooking the Boston Common. A large poster created by a locally famous ad man hung above the table

March 15, 2017 | Eve Bridburg

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