Experience, think, and learn at the Harvard Allston Education Portal


The Harvard Allston Education Portal (Ed Portal) is a vibrant space that fosters learning and exploration for Allston-Brighton residents of all ages. 

The Ed Portal was created to bring Harvard’s greatest strengths, world class teaching and research, to the Allston-Brighton community. The Ed Portal is the Allston-Brighton community’s front door to Harvard’s educational, cultural, arts, and recreational resources. More than a physical space, the Ed Portal is a strong link between the Harvard community and Allston-Brighton community. 

Please explore the site to learn more about the mentoring program, faculty speaker series, workforce collaborative program, and upcoming eventsContact the Ed Portal or come in for a visit during public hours on Monday-Thursday from 3-7 p.m.

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***** View the HarvardX lecture recently held at the Ed Portal here *****

Mentoring Program

Harvard undergraduates provide free mentoring for Allston-Brighton youth in the subject areas of math, science, writing, and the arts.  Learn more.  


New Parking Location

The Ed Portal has a new parking and drop-off location.  View the map or contact the Ed Portal for more information.  


Upcoming Events

EventsThe Ed Portal hosts a variety of events that are free and open to the public. Events include faculty talks, arts, cultural, and recreational offerings.  RSVP for current events.