Boston Parent Organizing Network organizes, develop and support parents and families who are marginalized by class, race, language, disability and immigration status to work with and hold accountable the Boston Public Schools to provide an excellent education for all students. [Extend]
The Vance Avenue Collaborative project grew out of a request from local pastors and residents of a low-income neighborhood for assistance during redevelopment of Cleaborn Homes, one of the oldest and largest public housing projects in the city.
Over a nine-month period, students and faculty led a variety of departments, universities, and organizations in an extensive neighborhood planning campaign designed to allow residents to voice their opinions and take ownership of the plan. With almost 200 resident interviews, hundreds of participants, and several focus groups, the initiative produced an extensive planning document that will guide the implementation of a comprehensive community plan.
The Pace Center for Civic Engagement supports efforts by undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, staff, and alumni to identify and address issues of public concern, to be actively engaged citizens, and to practice effective public leadership for the purpose of building stronger communities and societies throughout the world.
The Pace Center for Civic Engagement connects individuals and groups with opportunities to respond thoughtfully to civic problems and have an impact through activities including direct volunteer service, civic action break trips, social entrepreneurship, political action, public service internships and fellowships, and volunteer teaching and tutoring.
The Community Based Learning Initiative (CBLI) fosters collaborative research projects ... [Extend]