These community-based initiatives—most of which are Boston-based—offer opportunities for research and civic engagement.
Boston Research Center
A digital community history and archives lab focused on bringing Boston’s deep neighborhood and community histories to light through technology.
Center for Community Health Education, Research and Service (CCHERS)
Improving health professions education and healthcare delivery to eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in health.
Dukakis Center on Urban and Regional Policy
Working with policy-makers and communities to implement strategies that improve the quality of life and social justice for all people.
Lower Roxbury Black History Project
A collection of oral histories and artifacts documenting the Lower Roxbury community’s rich cultural history, and includes the stories of more than 40 residents and includes audio, video, edited and unedited transcripts, and photographs.
Neighborhood Outreach – Boston Public Schools (BPS)
Outreach projects to encourage college attendance among the diverse student population in Boston Public Schools.
Oversees programs designed to build community and foster collaborative networks between individuals from the on-campus and off-campus communities.