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Lesly medina2015masccc

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Presentation at 2015 Massachusetts Sustainable Communities and Campuses Conference

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Lesly medina2015masccc

  1. 1. Groundwork Lawrence Sustainability on Main Street
  2. 2. Groundwork Lawrence - Mission ₋ To bring about the sustained regeneration, improvement and management of the physical environment ₋ by developing community-based partnerships which ₋ empower people, businesses and organizations to ₋ promote environmental, economic and social well-being
  3. 3. Lawrence, Massachusetts • 25 miles North of Boston • 7 square miles • 77,657 residents • 3 Rivers • 40+ Parks • 1 grocery store
  4. 4. Lawrence, Massachusetts • 74% Latino • 38% foreign born • 29% under 18 years old • 29% below poverty line • 30% homeownership • $32,851 median household income
  5. 5. 5
  6. 6. Community Engagement & Planning
  7. 7. Brook Street Lots
  8. 8. Giuffrida Lots
  9. 9. Giuffrida Place Garden
  10. 10. Transforming Places
  11. 11. Fresh Food Access
  12. 12. Fresh Food Access
  13. 13. Youth Engagement & Education
  14. 14. Community Events & Partnerships
  15. 15. Community Events & Partnerships
  16. 16. Thank You Lesly Medina Groundwork Lawrence lmedina@groundworklawrence.org www.groundworklawrence.org

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