Youth Mentoring

All Stars runs after-school programs in Somerville playing sports and games with elementary school children.  Contact Jessica Serventi-Gleeson and Elizabeth Shereff at

Big Brothers Big Sisters pairs responsible college role models with younger children in need of mentors. Contact Anique Singer at

Boys and Girls Club works with children at the local Boys and Girls Club helping students with homework and participating in various activities.  Contact Mary Beech at

Cooperative Peace Games runs an after-school program at local elementary schools using a curriculum based on cooperation and conflict resolution.  Contact Rachel Bloom, Hafsa Chaudhry, Ana Grammatica and Louisa Glor at

Girl Scouts volunteers with local Girl Scout troops to host different scouting activities on campus and in the community.  Contact Kathy Shield and Elizabeth Maloney at for more information.

Halloween on the Hill (Fall only) brings children from Medford and Somerville to campus to celebrate this fun holiday with Tufts students.  Contact Nicole Byer and Alexis Donnaruma at

Kids’ Day (Spring only) sponsors a fun-filled day for local children including games, rides, booths, shows, and other entertainment! Contact Nicole Byer, Amelia Rapisarda and Alexis Donnaruma at

Soccer Stars, a new program beginning Spring 2013, is a partnership with Somerville Youth Soccer League that will provide an opportunity to coach recreational youth soccer teams in Somerville and surrounding towns. Contact Ali Silverstein and Kenny Cohen at for more information.

Special Friends pairs Tufts students with children at the Tufts Educational Day Care Center where they read, play, draw and spend time together.  Contact Gillian Leitch and Simonne Dubois at

Traveling Treasure Trunk combines community service and theater by performing for children at local hospitals, day care centers and schools.  Contact Ian Braddy and Jojo Rahamim at

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