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Community Action


The organizations featured in these Challenges solved problems for the betterment of their communities. The development of the Challenges was supported by a variety of funding agencies, listed in the Challenge summaries below.


  • YouthBuild Providence – Can the homeless be housed with little to know impact on the environment? This Challenge is a New England Board of Higher Education project funded by the US DOL Employment & Training Administration

  • TTF Watershed Partnership – Can the problem of urban storm water be addressed by local communities without investing in huge infrastructure projects? Funded by the Advanced Technology Education program of the National Science Foundation.

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