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features

+ Clean Power

Two production giants, Procter & Gamble and Intel, are banking on domestic manufacturing with investments in sustainable facilities and operations.

+ Green Neighborhoods

The Affordable Green Neighborhoods Grant Program aids low income housing projects in the pursuit of LEED certification.

+ Vying for Veterans

Veterans for sustainability, an idea generated in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is taking shape and moving across the country.

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The Work Projects Administration (WPA) Poster Collection. A sample of the 2,000 posters produced from 1936 to 1943 by various branches of the WPA that were designed to publicize job opportunities, community activities, theatrical productions, and health and educational programs.

 

Posters in this collection were made by artists working for the Works Projects Administration, a “New Deal” program of the U.S. Government.


Credit: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs
Division, WPA Poster Collection. www.loc.gov

LEED impact categories

+ community

For almost 40 years, YouthBuild has guided underprivileged young adults into constructive careers and lives.

+ human health

At Harvard University, employees are learning to ease stress and feel more productive through mindfulness meditation.

+ ecosystems

Article 89 gives Boston a new lease on urban
agriculture.

+ green economy

Shopping center developer, owner, and operator Regency becomes a pioneer in the United States’ green bond movement.

departments

+ LEED ON

Letter from our leaders

+ sustainable sites

How a new factory became a part of one
of our oldest manufacturing towns.

+ community

Starbucks takes the lead in social responsibility at home with a college program for its workforce.

+ products

Innovative building products

+ local pulse

Q & A with Bryna Dunn, LEED Fellow, director of planning and sustainability at Moseley Architects; LEED Steering Committee Immediate Past Chair

WPA-poster-collection

The Works Projects Administration (WPA) Poster Collection: The Library of Congress.