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MIT Partners

CoLab works with individuals from centers, departments, and schools across the Institute to support communities working on equitable, democratic, and sustainable development in the U.S. and globally. Below is a list of some of the Lab’s most engaged partners at MIT.

Community Partners

CoLab works with numerous individuals from local, statewide, national, and international organizations. Below is a list of some of the Lab’s community partner organizations.

Name Location Website
1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East New York, New York
Advancement Project Washington, DC
Beloved Community Center Greensboro, NC
blueEnergy Bluefields, Nicaragua
Bluefields Indian and Caribbean University (BICU) Bluefields, Nicaragua  
Center for the New Economy San Juan, Puerto Rico
Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture, University of Chicago Chicago, IL
Center for Urban Research and Learning, Loyola University Chicago, IL
City of Bellevue - Environmental Stewardship Initiative Bellevue, Washington
City of Cambridge Community Development Department Cambridge, Massachusetts
City of Las Vegas Las Vegas, Nevada
City of Minneapolis Department of Community Planning and Economic Development Minneapolis, Minnesota
Conservation Trust of Puerto Rico San Juan, Puerto Rico
Consortium for Worker Education New York, New York
CUNY Public Science Project New York, NY
The Earth’s Keepers Philadelphia, PA
EcoDistricts (formerly Portland Sustainability Institute) Portland, Oregon -
Emerald Cities Collaborative Washington, DC
The Enabling City Global, based in Toronto, Canada
Fundacion Gertulio Vargas São Paulo, Brazil
Giral São Paulo, Brazil  
Green Worker Cooperatives Bronx, New York
Kentuckians for the Commonwealth London, KY
KGS Buildings Cambridge, MA
Konbit for Haiti Miami, FL
Mississippi State Chapter, NAACP Jackson, MS
Mothers on the Move Bronx, New York
Municipality of Bluefields Bluefields, Nicaragua  
Municipality of Corn Island Corn Island, Nicaragua
Municipality of El Rama El Rama, Nicaragua
Neighbor to Neighbor Massachusetts Boston, MA
New England Resource Center for Higher Education, University of Massachusetts Boston Boston, MA
New York City Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability New York, New York
Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights New York, New York
Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition Bronx, New York
Passaic County, New Jersey Passaic County, New Jersey
PathStone Development Corporation San Juan and Ponce, Puerto Rico
The Point CDC Bronx, New York
PolicyLink Oakland, CA
The Polis Blog Global
Presencing Institute Cambridge, MA
Prodepour Port au Prince, Haiti  
Proyecto Enlace del Caño Martín Peña San Juan, Puerto Rico  
PUSH Buffalo Buffalo, NY
Raons Públiques Barcelona, Spain
Rede Catasampa/Movimento Nacional de Catadores de Materiaes Reciclavels São Paulo, Brazil  
Regional government of the RAAS (Southern Atlantic Region) Bluefields, Nicaragua  
REOS Partners São Paulo, Brazil
SAGE Publications
Serrafix Boston, MA
Service Employees Internationa Union Washington, DC
Tallories Network, Tufts University Medford, MA
UCLA Institute for Democracy, Education, and Access Los Angeles, CA
UCLA Labor Center Los Angeles, CA
Union of Minority Neighborhoods Boston, MA
United Nations Development Programme International, in coordination with Managua, Nicaragua program ttp://
Universidad del Rosario Bogotá, Colombia
Universidad del Valle Cali, Colombia
University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras San Juan, Puerto Rico
University of São Paulo (USP) São Paulo, Brazil
USC Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration Los Angeles, CA

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