Research Advocates

Research Advocates


Improving our Opportunities for Recreation and Physical Activity: Engaging Youth in Research and Local Policy Project is a collaboration between Tufts Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Community Development Department and Groundwork Lawrence that engages local youth in research. A community based research project that is assessing the quality and condition of physical activity resources, specifically parks, with an eye towards changing the environment and policy as opposed to individual behavior change.

Glow Tickets Now Available For Purchase!

Glow is November 18 at Chester's at Bell Tower Square. Join us in celebrating our successes in 2010 including securing funding to design and build the Spicket River Greenway, winning an Orchard, launching the Summer Stewards youth program and expanding the Farmers Market Network. Join us and help us raise funds to support our work in 2011. There are many ways to help!

  • Submit Eco-Art for the Silent Auction
  • Donate a product, gift certificate, or service for our raffle

2010 Call for Eco-Art released!

2010 Call for Eco-Art for Glow

As part of our Glow Gala and Annual Fundraiser, we are again seeking Eco-Art submissions.

What is eco-art?

  • It incorporates at least one of the “4 R’s” (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Repair).
  • It promotes environmental awareness.
  • It educates others about environmental injustice, and/or conveys a vision for addressing it.
  • It is comprised of environmentally-friendly materials.

GW Bridgeport is hiring a new Executive Director

The Executive Director works to manage Groundwork Bridgeport as an independent, community-based non-profit corporation. The Executive Director develops and maintains critical partnerships with the city of Bridgeport, local businesses, schools, residents and neighborhoods to build a greener and more livable community. The Executive Director is central to the success of Groundwork Bridgeport, developing projects and programs, building partnerships and securing resources for the future success of the organization.

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