Agassiz Baldwin Community From our arts-infused afterschool, to our community forum for discussion and action, to walking partners for seniors, to our annual Thanksgiving Potluck Feast, ABC offers something for everyone from our neighborhood and beyond.

Agassiz Baldwin Community (ABC) is a private, non-profit organization with a forty-year history of quality programs and services in the Cambridge community.

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Agassiz Baldwin Community Announces New Executive Director
February 23, 2015 – 1:05 pm | No Comment

After more than 30 years heading the Agassiz Baldwin Community (ABC), Executive Director Terry DeLancey is retiring. Maria LaPage, ABC’s current Director of Children’s Programs, has been named as the new Executive Director effective July 1st. Through its many programs, ABC provides essential services to families and organizations throughout Cambridge, and community leaders have expressed both gratitude for DeLancey’s years of service and enthusiasm for LaPage’s appointment.

“We are truly excited about this dynamic transition,” say ABC Board Co-Chairs Miriam Goldberg and Andrea Walsh. “We believe that Maria is uniquely suited to lead the agency with the same care and attention as has been our tradition.” LaPage graduated from Beloit College and worked as an elementary school math teacher before joining ABC in 2008. LaPage has contributed a number of creative innovations to the agency, and she has worked to integrate ABC’s Afterschool and Outback Summer Program with Maud Morgan Arts. She is currently completing a certificate from Boston University’s Institute for Non-Profit Management and Leadership.

Since 1981, DeLancey has guided ABC through many changes, including establishing ABC’s non-profit status, the purchase of the property at 20 Sacramento Street, and the founding of Maud Morgan Arts. Over the coming months, DeLancey and LaPage will work together to ensure a smooth transition for ABC’s programs and for the agency’s network of connections with other non-profits, businesses, and city departments.

A community reception to honor both DeLancey and LaPage will be held at the ABC Annual Meeting on May 12th. The Agassiz Baldwin Community is a private, non-profit organization that has provided community-based, citywide programs with a focus on children, arts and community for over forty years.

Roger Kizik and Peter Scott Bring Squiggly Lines, Subtle Humor to the Chandler Gallery
February 17, 2015 – 10:47 am | No Comment
Roger Kizik and Peter Scott Bring Squiggly Lines, Subtle Humor to the Chandler Gallery

Peter Scott “makes a positive habit of avoiding the picturesque” says Roger Kizik, Scott’s co-exhibitor in the Chandler Gallery’s upcoming show, “Upon Closer Inspection.” The same could be said of Kizik’s art. Kizik’s works on …

Agassiz Baldwin Community Closed in Observance of Presidents Day – Monday, February 16
February 16, 2015 – 9:39 am | No Comment

Agassiz Baldwin Community’s office and programs are closed today, Monday, February 16 in observance of Presidents Day.

19th Annual Hip Hop Festival
February 11, 2015 – 8:00 am | Comments Off
19th Annual Hip Hop Festival

On Thursday, February 19, join us for the 19th Annual Hip Hop Festival, a showcase of Hip Hop dance and music. This wildly popular event draws talented performers from all over Cambridge, including:

MC Naheem Garcia
FloorLords
Deborah Mason …

ABC and MMA Programs Closed Due to Snow – February 10th
February 10, 2015 – 10:34 am | Comments Off

Agassiz Baldwin Community and Maud Morgan Arts Programs will be closed on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 due to the snowstorm.
Learn more about snow emergencies in Cambridge here: www.cambridgema.gov