MIT@Lawrence is a sustained, multi-faceted partnership between the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the City of Lawrence, MA, a small, ethnically diverse city 30 miles northwest of Boston. Over the partnership’s 10-year history, faculty and students from many MIT programs have worked together with Lawrence residents, civic institutions and community-based organizations to address problems facing the city. Projects have addressed abandoned and foreclosed property management, neighborhood revitalization, and “cleaning and transforming” polluted canals and alleyways.
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