Elena Letona, executive director of Neighbor to Neighbor (and a 2005 Barr Fellow), shares lessons learned from an old, industrial city in western Massachusetts, where community members, labor groups, elected officials, and others found common cause in a winning effort to go from “coal to sol!”
Foundation issues RFP for planning and design of schools and programs in New England focused on connecting students off track to graduation to success in high school and beyond.
On November 3, the Boston City Council’s Committee on Parks, Recreation, & Transportation held a hearing on water transportation in Boston Harbor. Jim Canales was invited to testify. Following are his remarks.
New report and video explore rapidly evolving clean energy opportunities and challenges facing the region.
How Boston’s Green Ribbon Commission is helping the city meet ambitious goals to fight climate change.
New report reveals the potential for energy storage to save people in Massachusetts millions in energy costs, reduce emissions, and accelerate the success of local, clean energy.
New England Foundation for the Arts’ director of research introduces “Creatives Count”—a new survey of area creatives to bring more resources and attention to their sector.
Eight questions with Lisa Jacobson, who recently joined Barr as Program Officer for Mobility.
The Bridgespan Group seeks applications for six cohorts of Leading for Impact–Boston, with participation subsidized by Barr and five area funders.
This article was originally published in the Opinion section of The Boston Globe on September 30, 2016.