News & Notes

  • Feb 28, 2017
    Recently, Laurie Goldman, a professor in the UEP (Urban & Environmental Policy) department at Tufts University trained our LIPS students as researchers for the Somerville Gentrification Project. Started in 2015, the Somerville Gentrification project aims to “understand how residents of Somerville perceive and experience gentrification in their neighborhoods. The LIPS students will play a vital role in the data collection as they will be surveying individuals in their native languages. The goal of the most recent training was to familiarize our LIPS students with the process of gentrification as well as research ethics and the project’s survey materials.

  • Feb 17, 2017
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  • Jan 26, 2017
    President Donald Trump signed executive orders on Wednesday, January 25 attacking America’s status as a nation of immigrants. We at The Welcome Project are saddened but steadfast. We will not waiver in continuing the work our communities have entrusted us to do; building the collective power of immigrants to help shape community decisions and pursuing the American vision of liberty and justice for all.