RealTalk

MassINC's Civic Sense program is geared toward a new generation of leaders.  Through lively lectures, panel discussions, and after-work cocktail receptions, Civic Sense offers a forum for civic-minded citizens in their 20s and 30s to meet each other and learn about key public policy issues.

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Lea Cademenos, Senior Public Affairs Associate at Rasky Baerlein and MassINC Associate Board member, recently argued for smaller, local environmental initiatives as a way to combat climate change and press national leaders for more comprehensive action.  Read the post in full here.
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The MassINC Associate Board and AmeriCorps Alums Boston Chapter today released a White Paper outlining the background and policy goals for their joint State of Service initiative.  The initiative builds off the hugely successful Cities of Service program, a bipartisan coalition of 101 mayors around the country who are working to develop comprehensive city-wide service plans and engage their citizens in solving local problems.

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By Stephanie J.  Anderson

It’s been 26 days since my central air conditioning conked out. What started out as a case of home repair procrastination has become a personal energy challenge: can I slash my electricity use with an A/C-free summer?

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By Samantha Vidal

I’m not a founder of a startup, nor do I work for one, but whenever I’m around one or more entrepreneurs I get the urge to start my own business.  This is exactly the effect that MassChallenge is trying to capitalize on with the launch of their global startup competition.
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By John Schneider

Sunday’s (March 28) Boston Globe had a sobering story that 13 private colleges in Massachusetts will charge at least $50,000 in tuition, room and board, and fees next year.  That’s $200,000 for four years of college and, no matter how you cut it, that’s a lot of money.
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