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The Future of Development is Community-Led

On Talbot Avenue in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood, a new apartment building is bucking the gentrification trend. Developed in partnership with the people already living in the area, 191 Talbot Avenue adds 14 new homes to Dorchester’s housing stock. Rents here lock at rates below market price, allowing neighbors to stay in their community.

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You Can Get There from Here
by Bethany Kwoka

Over 40% of New England’s climate-damaging emissions billow from the exhaust pipes of our cars, trucks, semis, buses, and trains. We cannot solve climate change without cutting that pollution. And in the process, we have a unique opportunity to reimagine our region’s transportation systems as ones that are both affordable and accessible to everyone.

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Investing in Change
by Ashira Morris

Michele Cubelli Harris gets a new lease on life, thanks in part to CLF’s Healthy Neighborhoods Equity Fund

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Stopping Big Oil

Grassroots organizing led to a big win over Big Oil in Maine. And while the case continues, residents are not sitting idle.

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Getting the Lead Out

Charlene Lovett takes on lead poisoning in her New Hampshire city.

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