Supporting Youth and Families

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Providing community-based programs and partnerships to address opportunity gaps in Cambridge and beyond.

Our Programs

Our programs foster and uplift community members who find themselves on the margins, vulnerable populations, and Black and Brown families and youth.

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Friday Night Hype

Friday Night Hype is a dynamic mentor program created by educators at the Cambridge Public Schools serving students in grades 6-8. The program takes place one Friday per month all year and is open to all middle school-aged Cambridge residents. Each night begins with a warm, shared meal and is followed by a wide-range of fun, affirming, uplifting, and educational activities led by local mentors.

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The Spot

The Spot provides Cambridge families in need with a multitude of resources including gently used clothing, coats, shoes, menstrual products, and diapers.

We serve all families including those who have recently immigrated to our community and those experiencing homelessness.

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Community Resources

Equity Roadmap serves as a hub for community members in-need to connect them to resources that help overcome obstacles and hardships.

Mental Health

General Resources

Domestic Violence

Latest News & Events

Friday Night Hype: January 26

Friday Night Hype: January 26

When: January 26 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM Where: Frisoli Youth Center, 61 Willow St., Cambridge, MA 02141 Free Event Open to All Cambridge Middle Schoolers! Cambridge Charter Schools are welcomed. Join us in mentorship, music, sports, food, fun activities, raffles and...

Share Your Wisdom and Talents. Be a Mentor.

Be the adult you needed when you were a kid. Come share your experiences, knowledge, and talents to inspire and empower the next generation. Mentors at our Friday Night Hype program help uplift, affirm, and connect to young people in Cambridge through educational, fun, or therapeutic activities.

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About Us

Equity Roadmap is a non-profit umbrella organization serving the Cambridge community. We support youth and families by connecting them to equitable opportunities throughout their community. We aim to foster and uplift communities who find themselves on the margins through our programs and initiatives.

Donate to Support Cambridge Families

Equity Roadmap offers resources to families and youth in our communities to help provide equitable opportunities for all students in Cambridge. From clothing, to educational programing, and fun activities, your gift will provide resources and opportunities directly to youth in your community.

Volunteer to Create a More Equitable Community

Help build an equitable community together by volunteering. From mentoring, to lending your expertise and time, we would love to hear how you might help support Equity Roadmap’s mission to combat systemic inequalities and help address the opportunity gap in our community.