Celebrate with Us on October 4th at Celebrate Giving
Join the Greater Lowell Community Foundation as we celebrate 20 years of philanthropy at Celebrate Giving.
Learn more about upcoming initiatives and hear poignant stories about the impact of charitable giving from donors, nonprofits, and scholarship recipients.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Jim Peyser
Massachusetts Secretary of Education
As Secretary of Education, Jim Peyser directs the Executive Office of Education which is responsible for early education, K-12, and higher education in Massachusetts. Secretary Peyser sits on each of the boards governing the Commonwealth’s education agencies—Department of Early Education and Care, Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, and Department of Higher Education as well as the University of Massachusetts system. Prior to his appointment as Secretary, he served as the Managing Director at NewSchools Venture Fund, a non-profit grant-making firm that seeks to transform public education in high-need urban communities.
SPECIAL GUEST: Project LEARN
Transforming the Lowell Public Schools into the standard for excellence in urban education, Project LEARN prepares Lowell students for success in college, career,