The Boston Indicators Project offers new ways to understand Boston and its neighborhoods in a regional, national and global context. It aims to democratize access to information, foster informed public discourse, track progress on shared civic goals, and report on change in 10 sectors: Civic Vitality, Cultural Life and the Arts, the Economy, Education, the Environment, Health, Housing, Public Safety, Technology, and Transportation.
What are the best ways to solve the pressing challenges of our city, region, country and planet? The Hub of Innovation profiles a set of breakthrough solutions from the region, nation and around the world. Nominate an innovation!
A global digital library of cultural, historical and heritage image collections
Global Memory Net is a model for all heritage image collections and encouraging global access to cross-cultural information.
Neighborhood revival through community arts
Treating the whole person and educating the community
The Codman Square Health and Education Center is a community-based, outpatient health care and multi-service center. The Center does not simply provide clinical solutions, but promotes a culture of health.
Opening the doors of the State House
The Commonwealth Legislative Seminar opens the doors of the State House to underrepresented populations by providing in-depth training on legislative advocacy.
Creatively improving the prominence of women in state government
The Massachusetts Government Appointments Project (MassGAP) works to help close the gender gap in state government.
Age mimicking suit aids in designing products for the aged
Joseph Coughlin's AgeLab at MIT has managed to design something rare - empathy. That is the objective behind a suit named AGNES, an acronym for the Age Gain Now Empathy System.