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Expanding opportunities in America’s cities

Trustees of Tufts College

Medford, Mass.



The internationally renowned research university emphasizes active citizenship and public service in its academic disciplines. With this three-year grant, Tufts is coordinating a multisector partnership focused on reducing air-pollution exposure for low-income populations in Boston’s Chinatown and the city of Somerville by redesigning multifamily housing and instituting municipal policies that protect health.