Events

50th ANNIVERSARY EVENTS CALENDAR

UPCOMING EVENTS

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152 Fifth Street Celebration

December 11, 2018

152 Fifth Street Celebration

December 11, 2018

After a beloved home on Fifth Street was bequeathed to us, our YouthBuild students completely renovated the project! Join us to celebrate their achievements.

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PAST EVENTS

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Gala

November 15th 2018

Gala

November 15th 2018

To close out the year of celebration, Just-A-Start will be hosting an elegant dinner at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for invited guests and community members. JAS will take this evening to reflect over fifty years, thank members of the community who have helped them achieve their many milestones, and look forward towards the next fifty years!

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JAS Talk – A New Urban Crisis – Housing in an Innovation Hub

October 25, 2018

JAS Talk – A New Urban Crisis – Housing in an Innovation Hub

October 25, 2018

JAS will host a panel-style conversation at the Broad Institute. This dynamic conversation will be between housing experts Marc Draisen, Executive Director of the Metropolitan Area Planning Council, and Adhi Nagraj, Director of SPUR, San Francisco (San Francisco Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association), and will be moderated by Geeta Pradhan, President & CEO, Cambridge Community Foundation.

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Fall Festival

September 15, 2018

Fall Festival

September 15, 2018

Just-A-Start will be hosting a full day, outdoor festival event in East Cambridge that will be open to the public and filled with energy, joy, and celebration. JAS invites local businesses and restaurants to participate as vendors at the event, and community members to propose activities. It will be a full day of fun for the neighborhood where JAS has thrived for half a century.

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“Looking Back, Looking Forward” Walkabout and Beer Release Party

August 8, 2018

“Looking Back, Looking Forward” Walkabout and Beer Release Party

August 8, 2018

Just-A-Start will be hosting a full day, outdoor festival event in East Cambridge that will be open to the public and filled with energy, joy, and celebration. JAS invites local businesses and restaurants to participate as vendors at the event, and community members to propose activities. It will be a full day of fun for the neighborhood where JAS has thrived for half a century.

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“A Taste of Home“ Dinner

March 15th 2018

“A Taste of Home” Dinner

March 15th 2018

JAS will be hosting “A Taste of Home”, an evening celebration at the Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center, featuring dinner cooked from recipes of the many members that make up the JAS community. This event is a toast to the many accomplishments JAS has achieved and the foods that have sustained the community throughout 50 years.