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The Metabolism of Cities Living Lab (MOC-LLAB) is a multi-disciplinary community of professionals worldwide dedicated to addressing the pressing global issues of climate change and inequality. Founded in 2019 at San Diego State University under the Center for Human Dynamics in the Mobile Age, the Lab has spearheaded numerous initiatives, including workshops, seminars, and the development of tools such as dashboards and educational campaigns, aimed at promoting sustainable development and climate adaptation globally. As part of its mission, the MOC-LLAB is leading the implementation of the Chiara Project as testbeds for innovative solutions, specifically immigrant women and health along the border.