Here at Living Cities, we’re always busy keeping up with the social change field. On Fridays, our staff will share their favorite #goodreads from the past week:


An Urgent Warning about Impact – Richard Harwood, The Huffington Post

Recommended by: Jeff Raderstrong, Program Associate, The Integration Initiative

Impact Investing

What Needs to Happen For Impact Investing To Be The World Changing Force It Could Be – Ben Schiller, Fast Co.Exist

Recommended by: Eileen Neely, Director of Capital Innovation

Poverty and Inequality

5 Takeaways from Last Week’s Figure on Poverty, Inequality, and Health Coverage – Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Blog

Recommended by: Ben Hecht, President and CEO

Workforce and Education

A Chance at College for Ex-Offenders: The 70+ MM Americans with criminal records race overlooked obstacles to college admissions. – New York Times Editorial Board

Recommended by: Juan Sebastian Arias, Program Associate, Collective Impact

Civic Technology

People Not Data: On Disdain and Empathy in Civic Tech – Jake Solomon, Medium

Recommended by: Tamir Novotny, Senior Program Associate, Public Sector Innovation

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