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In this issue..

Mission Per Square Foot Project -- Lessons Learned
by Charlotte Scromeda
When I was hired as a summer student at Faith & the Common Good, my job description read: "Coordinate research and case study development for ten local case studies for the Mission Per Square Foot project."
What the job description didn't include -- but what made my nine weeks working for an interfaith environmental not-for-profit so meaningful -- were the moments of faith, friendship, inspiration, and wisdom.

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