In 1910, a group of Boston businessmen tried to engage residents in planning the future of Boston. From 1910 to 1911, they documented their ideas and progress in a monthly publication called "New Boston."
Click images for text.
IOC - Boston University Initiative on Cities) Click image.
Mission: As Greater Boston’s community foundation, the Boston Foundation devotes its resources to building and sustaining a vital, prosperous city and region, where justice and opportunity are extended to everyone.
An independent, member-supported, non-partisan research organization, established in 1932 to provide objective and impartial research and policy analysis in order to promote more efficient, effective and responsible government for the City of Boston.
The mission of the Initiative on Cities is to research, promote, and advance the adaptive urban leadership strategies and policies necessary to support cities as dynamic centers of inclusive economic growth and sustainable development in the 21st century.
Massachusetts Institute for a New Commonwealth. Founded in 1996, MassINC’s mission is to provide the people of Massachusetts with the information they need to participate fully in our democracy. We are a nonpartisan 501c3 and achieve impact through independent research, nonprofit journalism and civic engagement.