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The Center for Social Policy (CSP) serves as a strategic learning and evaluation partner to The Boston Foundation (TBF). TBF’s investment and people and place-based initiatives seek to make sustainable, positive change through community and economic development in neighborhoods along the Fairmount-Indigo transit line in Boston. As part of the Resilient Communities/Resilient Families (RC/RF), CSP with Mattapan United and Millennium 10 (in Codman Square/Four Corners) to identify community priorities for neighborhood change. From 2013-2015, the Center team is evaluating these neighborhood change efforts, as well as other initiatives aimed at increasing economic well-being for neighborhood residents.


A partnership between the Center for Social Policy at UMass Boston; the Boston Foundation and TBF’s Boston Indicators Project; Mattapan United; Millennium 10; and Boston LISC.

Community Engaged/Serving

Part of the UMass Boston Community-Engaged Teaching, Research, and Service Series.