Designing useful tech solutions requires working "with, not for" the community to solve problems. A civic tech and data collaborative in St. Louis reflects on how they engaged their end users—residents navigating the county court system.
Driving impact through investment means getting real about race.
Amazon could leverage its new headquarters to promote inclusive growth. But if the company won't, then cities in the running should put equity at the center.
From Melting Pots to Fruit Salads
A community data intermediary in the Seattle area reflects on lessons learned in bridging between data, tech, and community-based organizations.
A longtime data intermediary in the Seattle area reflects on opportunities to partner with tech and leverage data for big-picture change.
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Living Cities staff members share reflections on the power and relevance of his messages today.
In 2014, leaders from across sectors in Albuquerque gathered around a table and asked: How do we change the course of our economy? What will it take to truly adapt to new economic realities and creat…
A new $1 million Social Venture Fund will support and scale innovative ventures of entrepreneurs of color.
We sit down with San Francisco entrepreneur Sabrina Mutukisna to talk social impact in this Q&A piece.
Resilience, infrastructure, and equity go hand-in-hand.
Living Cities recently released its scan of entrepreneurship initiatives by Living Cities and its members. In this post, we dive into how we did it and why.
Data and information can be harnessed to power social change.
Five key elements that must be central to any efforts to build inclusive economies.
This #GoodReads series spotlights media and resources that help us better understand racial inequity and what we can do about it.
Take this year's Equipt to Innovate survey to see where your city stands on these 7 elements of good governance.
3 key lessons help chart a path forward for anyone wanting to support the next phase of the municipal innovation movement.