The MIT@Lawrence Story Project was a culminating product of nearly ten years of collaboration that examined the partnership through dozens of interviews with participants. The project was motivated in part by a need to report the outcomes of a multi-year HUD Community Outreach Partnership Center grant. But Lawrence residents were interested in the project as a way to develop new narrative about their city, to tell a story that celebrated diversity, resilience and collective action. A small group of MIT students worked closely with Dr. Hoyt to conduct interviews, which were video-recorded, and edit them into a 15-minute film.
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