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Communities and the Stimulus Package

The Community Innovators Lab

Added almost 9 years ago | 00:06:54 | 90361 views

On May 11th, a group of community leaders from across the nation gathered in New York to discuss what they are doing locally to improve their communities with the stimulus money. MIT graduate student researchers Uyen Le and Sarah Nusser...

Harlan County, Kentucky: What Happe...

The Community Innovators Lab

Added almost 9 years ago | 00:06:14 | 68321 views

Elmer Lloyd, a proud former coal miner, struggles to come to terms with his prize fishpond becoming a polluted acid pond at the hands of a coal company.

Brooklyn: What is the ideal community?

The Community Innovators Lab

Added almost 9 years ago | 00:04:17 | 61403 views

Residents of Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn are being displaced as gentrification forces them out. In the face of a changing neighborhood, these Brooklyn voices describe their ideal community.

 dialogue snippet: What is the future of the green jobs industry?

dialogue snippet: What is the futu...

The Community Innovators Lab

Added over 8 years ago | 00:01:22 | 56301 views

Watch the full panel discussion to see the whole conversation. In the summer of 2009, MIT CoLab deployed student staff to organizations in North Carolina, Mississippi, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Los Angeles, among others, to collabo...

Brooklyn: For the Love of Brownstones

The Community Innovators Lab

Added almost 9 years ago | 00:01:46 | 54871 views

Two friends, one a lifetime Bed-Stuy Brooklyn resident, and the other a Harlem native, talk about their love of New York Brownstones.

Maseeh Hall (W1) Under Construction

DSL History Series

Added 7 years ago | 00:11:59 | 51863 views

W1 is a historic residence at the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and the Charles river that re-opened on 8/15/2011 as Maseeh Hall, a new home for 462 MIT undergraduates, named in recognition of a generous gift from Fariborz Maseeh (ScD '...

Harlan County, Kentucky: McKinley S...

The Community Innovators Lab

Added almost 9 years ago | 00:04:06 | 44511 views

McKinley Sumner heard a sound his backyard one day, and realized something wasn't right. When he walked to the edge of his property line, he found tractors from the abutting coal mine digging into his land. Soon he saw his local creek,...

a community garden digs deep, Green...

The Community Innovators Lab

Added over 8 years ago | 00:02:53 | 43415 views

At the Beloved Community Center in Greensboro, NC, homeless neighbors and community members alike contribute to tending a large and growing garden. They share the food the grow with neighbors and the homeless hospitality house next door...

Community Gardens

MIT News

Added over 8 years ago | 00:01:04 | 39807 views

MIT's community gardens, a pilot program spearheaded by MIT Police Sgt. Cheryl Vossmer and Libraries Administrative Assistant and Public Service Support Associate Ryan Gray, has taken bloom on the roof of the West Garage and along the si...

Brooklyn: Rotten Fruit

The Community Innovators Lab

Added almost 9 years ago | 00:02:44 | 37326 views

Residents in the Bed-Stuy neighborhood of Brooklyn discuss their frustrations with food choice and grocery shopping. Even as the neighborhood changes and new stores come in, sometimes the prodicts are so expensive that local people can'...

Web 2.0: Powerful Tools to Connect ...

MIT Alumni Association

Added over 10 years ago | 00:51:28 | 34282 views

A workshop session from the 2007 Alumni Leadership Conference discussing how to use the power of the Internet and virtual tools and programs to connect communities. Topics include leveraging social networking, wikis, photo and video sha...

Kate Clopek: Community Water Solutions

MIT Public Service Center Videos

Added almost 9 years ago | 00:02:37 | 32122 views

Katherine Clopeck SM '09 participated in the MIT Public Service Fellowship program. Kate followed-up on a project she began the summer of 2008 to bring safe drinking water to rural villages and also empower the women of the villages to t...

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