The Beautiful Stuff Project

Connection Lab has been fortunate to work with the Beautiful Stuff Project on a variety of community and school-based projects throughout the last three years.  In addition to using the Beautiful Stuff Project’s wonderful materials and connections to make the...

Racial Justice and Mental Health

Community Health Network Area (CHNA) 17 is a collaborative of 6 cities and towns working to promote health and well-being. Over the past two years the CHNA has placed a particular focus on racial justice. Connection Lab is working with the CHNA to develop and analyze...

Stories of Resilience

Youth from the Allston-Brighton neighborhood of Boston used the symbol of the “Above the Influence” campaign to collect stories from High School and Missile School youth about difficult things they’ve faced in their lives and how they overcame them....

School Garden Mosaics

Through a grant from the Somerville Arts Council and an agreement with the Kennedy Afterschool program, Connection Lab led a group of youth ranging from Kindergarteners to fifth graders in designing and creating four mosaic panels to decorate their schoolyard garden....