• Greening cities makes for safer neighborhoods
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    Greening cities makes for safer neighborhoods

    Fellow J. Morgan Grove reports on a project in Baltimore to add trees and reduce crime in under-served neighborhoods.

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  • Employing science to safeguard marine life with GLORES
    Switzer Fellow Thought Leadership

    Employing science to safeguard marine life with GLORES

    Fellow Sarah Hameed writes about a proposal to create strongly protected marine areas to address growing threats to sea life.

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2016 Fellows announced! Read more about them and current grants.

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Sue Minter: A Determined Figure in the Rink

We are proud to announce Fellow Sue Minter recently won the Democratic primary race for Governor of Vermont! This profile from VTDigger.com offers an excellent overview of her career and motivation for running for Governor. We will continue to bring you coverage of her campaign and the election in coming months.

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Sep 29, 2016
Fairfield-based philanthropic group, Near & Far Aid, has awarded a $10,000 grant to SoundWaters in support of its STEM Academy. SoundWaters’ STEM Academy provides hands-on, science,...Read more >
Sep 28, 2016
PEO, the international women's philanthropic educational organization, that awards scholarships, grants, and loans to women around the world, recently awarded two Connecticut graduate students a...Read more >
Sep 27, 2016
The world is watching how the United States and China, the two biggest carbon emitters and economies in the world, have committed to implementing the Paris Agreement on climate change. The United...Read more >
Sep 26, 2016
Out-of-work Kentuckians are increasingly turning to farming “out of necessity,” said Martin Richards, who runs Kentucky’s Community Farm Alliance. His group works with eight farmers...Read more >

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