Living Cities invests in Research and Development as part of its effort to identify successful strategies that can expand economic opportunity for low-income people. Our R&D efforts take place in four areas: Education, Green Economy, Asset building and Transit-Oriented Development.
Living Cities is investing in the expansion of an innovative education pipeline framework that strengthens and aligns a continuum of educational opportunities for every student, from cradle to career.
Living Cities believes that the emerging green economy can and must generate opportunities for low-income people and communities, from lower energy and transportation costs, to good jobs and careers.
Living Cities supports the Central Corridor Funders Collaborative, a group of local and national funders working with others to unlock the potential of the new light rail transit line along the Central Corridor between Saint Paul and Minneapolis.
Living Cities provides its members with a platform to align activities and advance policies and programs that help low-income families move from poverty to financial stability.
This report, “Green Cities,” is our effort to showcase and support the innovative ways in which cities are creating an equitable green economy.
The New York Times highlights the ‘collective impact’ approach to solving our nation’s education approach and Living Cities role in spreading this framework
The Living Cities Catalyst Fund has closed a $3 million loan to the Bay Area Transit Oriented Affordable Housing Fund. The $50 million revolving Bay Area loan fund will provide early-stage financing for housing and mixed-use developments in mixed-income TOD communities.