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Stroud Water Research Center

Posted February 19, 2014

Mission: The mission of Stroud Water Research Center is to advance global knowledge and stewardship of fresh water systems through research and education. The Center seeks to disseminate its research findings to peers in the scientific and educational communities, as well as businesses, landowners, policy makers and individuals in order to enable informed decision making […]

Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative

Posted February 19, 2014

Updated on 12/06/2017 Mission: The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative (UNI), a program of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at the University of Pennsylvania, works to engage, educate and empower youth, university students, and community members to promote healthy lifestyles and build a just and sustainable food system. Learn more at https://www.nettercenter.upenn.edu/what-we-do/programs/university-assisted-community-schools/agatston-urban-nutrition-initiative (previously http://www.urbannutrition.org). Services/Programs Provided: […]

Next City

Posted February 19, 2014

Updated on 12/06/2017 Mission: Next City, formerly Next American City, is a non-profit media organization dedicated to connecting cities and informing the people who work to improve them, especially young emerging leaders. Services/Programs Provided: Next City provides daily coverage of public policy and current affairs from an urbanist perspective online at http://nextcity.org. In addition to online […]

Lansdowne Economic Development Corporation

Posted February 19, 2014

Updated on 12/06/2017 Mission: The Lansdowne Economic Development Corporation (LEDC), founded in 1998 by residents and business owners in the borough, is dedicated to promoting and sustaining Lansdowne through the encouragement of  investment and business ventures. This town of about 10,000 people is located between Swarthmore and Philadelphia on SEPTA’s R3 line. Programs/Services Offered: Lansdowne […]

Energy Vision

Posted February 19, 2014

Mission: Founded by Bryn Mawr alumna Joanna Underwood, Energy Vision is a New York-based national nonprofit organization that seeks to “analyze and promote ways to make a swift transition to pollution-free renewable energy sources and to the clean, petroleum-free transportation fuels of the future.” The organization’s strategy is to educate the government, businesses, students, and […]

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