Barr Fellows Making Hyperlocal News

Barr Fellows with links to Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood (a.k.a. “JP”) were recently featured in the JP Gazette.

Christine Poff, executive director of the Franklin Park Coalition, and other Barr Fellows with links to Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood (a.k.a. “JP”) were recently featured in the Jamaica Plain Gazette.

“JP is just a hotbed of nonprofits,” Pat Brandes, Barr’s executive director, is quoted as saying. “It's a great place to grow activists.”

Read the full article at the JP Gazette. The same edition of the paper included a glowing editorial tribute to Christine for efforts in Franklin Park “that would impress park designer Frederick Law Olmsted proud" all while being "one of the friendliest people in JP.”

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Stefan Lanfer

Stefan Lanfer

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