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News2021-10-02T19:55:49-04:00

Wily News

Fall Community Day 2021

Would you believe that a month into the school year, there were some Scholars we had only met through the computer screen? Fall Community Day changed all that. The first in-person Community Day we’ve had in two years was a refreshing chance to catch up with old friends and welcome new students into the community. We kicked off the event by [...]

By |October 5, 2021|

Judi Alperin King: The Head of the Wily Network on Basic Needs and Belonging for Students on Their Own

The Mary Christie Institute researches the emotional and behavioral health of young adults, with a special focus on college students. Read their profile of the Wily Network, based on an interview with Founder and Executive Director Judi Alperin King and Wily Scholar Victor. Judi and Victor explain what it really means for Wily to “support” [...]

By |August 25, 2021|

The Wily Network Practice Highlight: National Research Collaborative for Foster Alumni and Higher Education Newsletter

“Wily has done so much for me, even though I’ve only been a member for just over a year. They have been there at my lowest and highest moments,” says Mathieu. Mathieu and Chantel discuss how they got involved with Wily, their experience with the organization, and their vision for its future. [...]

By |October 30, 2020|

First scholar from Boston nonprofit for struggling youth, The Wily Network, graduates from UMass Dartmouth

Read an interview with Eric James, the first ever Wily Scholar, by the Boston Herald. James discusses his journey from being unsure how he was going to “live on a daily basis” to graduating UMass Dartmouth with a degree in criminal justice and three courthouse internships under his belt. [...]

By |February 16, 2020|

Meet Judi Alperin King of The Wily Network in Greater Boston Area

“I knew immediately that this was my vision,” explains Wily’s Founder and Executive Director Judi Alperin King in this interview with the Boston Voyager. Judi tells the story of Wily’s founding, describes challenges the organization has faced, and shares her plans for Wily’s future. [...]

By |July 24, 2018|
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