The Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Council hosted their first fix-it clinic last month, and it was a huge success!Read more
Greenovate Neighborhoods is a program of Greenovate Boston to connect and collaborate with local neighborhood, community, and resident organizations to implement the City’s Climate Action Plan. The Neighborhoods network helps to support and expand Boston’s climate action community, and identifies opportunities for Bostonians to get involved in taking climate action.
This post was collaboratively written by Mia Goldwasser, Climate Preparedness Program Manager for the City of Boston, and Magdalena Ayed, Community Organizer with Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH) in East Boston.Read more
BostonCAN and the Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation organized a tour of the NDC’s Talbot-Norfolk Triangle on April 3 2015 to show off Boston’s first, community-driven Eco-Innovation District. The tour advanced our work on the city’s Climate Action Plan, created a new working relationship, and created openings for our gas leak campaign.Read more
Goals, Histories, Activities, Challenges. Written by Judy Kolligian, Green Block coordinator, with input from Carolyn Nikkal, Green Block coordinator.Read more
Greenovate Boston kicked off the Greenovate Neighborhoods initiative on September 29th to better facilitate communications between the City and the community, fulfilling an action of the 2014 Updated Climate Action Plan.Read more
Lots of Bostonians work to support our city’s climate goals - and the New England Grassroots Environment Fund supports them
The New England Grassroots Environment Fund provides local volunteer initiatives with funding, training, and the resources they need to continue to make our city greener and more equitable.Read more
Neighborhood climate action has been happening in Boston for decades. This post is meant to capture the very narrow history of community groups directly partnering with Greenovate Boston to create neighborhood climate action strategies. It is limited to the 2014 Climate Action Plan Update process, which identified the Greenovate Neighborhoods project. It is meant to demonstrate the progress made due to community members' feedback and priorities for climate action community engagement from the City of Boston.Read more
This guest post was written by Mike Prokosch, a member of the Greenovate Boston Neighborhoods Committee and co-coordinator of Boston Climate Action Network.
EEOS Chief Austin Blackmon and two dozen guests toured the Talbot-Norfolk Triangle (TNT) Eco-Innovation District on April 3, 2015 and saw a neighborhood that is using climate tools to create community stability and good jobs. The tour was organized by Greenovate Boston’s Neighborhoods Committee, the Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation(NDC) and the Talbot Norfolk Triangle Neighbors United.Read more