Project ALERTA

at the University of Massachusetts Boston


ALERTA kids running

Project ALERTA is made possible through the generous financial investment of the Boston Public Schools, corporations, foundations, and individual donors.

We invite you to help us put more young Latino students and English Language Learners on the path to academic success.

Your gifts are needed to:

  • support curriculum, teacher development and learning technologies

  • provide funding for the before/after-school programs and the four-week intensive summer program

  • enrich connections and mentorship among program alumni and current students

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To learn more about supporting Project ALERTA, contact Ellen Fleming, University Advancement at 617-287-5327.

What our donors are saying:

"By investing in Project ALERTA, the Liberty Mutual Foundation gives Boston's young Latino students and English Language Learners access to a results-oriented and nationally-recognized program that provides a foundation for future academic success." -- José Rosado, Liberty Mutual Foundation

"As your founding benefactor, we’re proud to see that your creative vision has inspired an award-winning model for preparing Boston’s Latino and English Language Learners for academic success.” – Robert Lewis, Jr., Vice President for Program, The Boston Foundation

“We support Project ALERTA because it takes a holistic approach to developing the talent potential. Beyond academic skills, they gain self-esteem, a love of learning, and the motivation to pursue higher education.” – Prentice Zinn, Program Officer, A.C. Ratshesky Foundation

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Your gift to Project ALERTA helps ensure that Boston’s Latino and English Language Learners achieve academic success.

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