Mission Statement

RightSize Newton is a city-wide organization that advocates for human scale development while preserving and promoting a livable, diverse and environmentally sustainable community.


We value the distinctive nature and history of all Newton’s neighborhoods;

We support affordable housing strategies that foster economic and social diversity without compromising the quality of village life;

We value green open space such as parks, playgrounds, and trails;

We favor preserving the architectural character of our neighborhoods and low-rise village centers;

We support the efforts of individuals and neighborhood groups to elect city officials who endorse these values.