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MIT@Lawrence is a long-term commitment to support dynamic and mutually beneficial relationships between faculty, students, and staff at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, together with civic leaders, residents, and community-based organizations in Lawrence, Massachusetts. The MIT@Lawrence commitment includes service learning, technical assistance, and community-based service projects in three program areas: affordable housing, community asset-building, and youth pathways to career and education. These areas promise opportunities for action-oriented scholarship through university-community engagement for the purpose of contributing to an equitable and sustainable future in the City of Lawrence.

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Lawrence Practicum Midterm Student ...

Added over 7 years ago | 01:01:30 | 16080 views

Midterm community presentation of preliminary research and findings about the historical and current narratives of Lawrence, MA, particularly historical responses to historical turning points, sustainable programs and design, and partici...

Lawrence Practicum Final Student Pr...

Added over 7 years ago | 00:59:18 | 25002 views

Final community presentation of programs devised by the graduate and undergraduate students in the Spring 2009 Lawrence practicum course in the Dept of Urban Studies and planning (11.423). The final project was a description of how Lawr...

Keep Lawrence Clean

Added over 7 years ago | 00:01:43 | 30312 views

Commercial made by YouthBuild Lawrence youth leaders as part of their campaign to fight littering in their city.

Sustained City-Campus Engagement: R...

Added 7 years ago | 00:14:40 | 31885 views

Academic-enhanced version of the previously released M@L Story Project, including new quotes from Boyer, Lynton, and Schon. (July 2009). The MIT@Lawrence Story is a reflective practice exercise that aims to not only document and reflec...

Who Decides for Union Crossing?

Added 7 years ago | 00:03:31 | 23911 views

Clips from MIT class orientation and research on the participatory design and committee decision processes of the Union Crossing Project. Features UC staff Dan Koff, Kathryn Easterly, and Maggie Super Church

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