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Apply Today: MetroCommon 2050 Community Engagement Advisory Committee

[Update: Monday, March 4]: The deadline to apply has been extended to Friday, March 15 Interested in working with diverse groups of people to help plan for the future of the Greater Boston region? Love community engagement, social media, networking, urban planning, or all of the above? Are you interested in helping marginalized or underserved […]

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Successful Community Engagement Event at Everett’s Village Fest

This past Saturday, September 23rd, the MAPC team held a very successful community participation exercise for the update to Everett’s open space and recreation plan! The City of Everett held its 3rd annual Village Fest at the Night Shift Brewery, and the MAPC team used the opportunity to ask attendees their opinions on how to […]

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Planning Malden Square

Community engagement is best learned in practice, not in a classroom. Thanks to the City of Malden and the MAPC, a class of first year planning students at Harvard Graduate School of Design has been given the opportunity to do just that with “Plan Malden Square”. Plan Malden Square is a semester-long project that involves […]

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Bringing holiday cheer to Stoughton business owners

Yesterday I spent the afternoon walking around Stoughton Center, popping into different local businesses to meet the owners and encourage them to come to a business breakfast on January 25, which MAPC is hosting along with the town of Stoughton. As the Globe recently reported, the town of Stoughton is coming up on an exciting […]

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Finding the right words: Community engagement in Quincy

Last Thursday evening, MAPC and the City of Quincy hosted a meeting with residents, property owners, and business owners in the Wollaston neighborhood of Quincy to talk about a vision for Wollaston Center. To engage participants, MAPC asked the question “In one word or short phrase, what do you like best about the Wollaston area?” We used […]

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