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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...
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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...
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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 '...
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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,...
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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...
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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...
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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'...
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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...
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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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