Living Cities' staff reflect on the riots that shook Baltimore after Freddie Gray's death and, more broadly, on the series of recent events that have put America’s racial divide front and center in the nation’s consciousness.
This week, we bring you another edition of #GoodReads shared by the Innovation Teams (i-teams).
Effective collective impact must start with a clear, common purpose developed through an open process that brings around the table all of the players necessary for true impact and results.
Upcoming elections will test the sustainability of mayors’ innovation initiatives.
Living Cities wants to share our experiences and lessons at South-by-Southwest Interactive 2016. Your vote will determine if our session gets selected.
This weekly round-up of 'must-read' articles showcases a variety of perspectives on and approaches to social change work with people at their core.
We asked the Innovation Teams how they are working with community members to gather information and generate novel ideas.
Political transitions test the strength of local collective impact efforts. Learn how Newark's initiative survived and thrived as Mayor Cory Booker left office and Mayor Ras Baraka stepped in.
As Chicago grows around its transit systems, the city is working to ensure that development can expand equity of access rather than contract it.
This week, we bring you another edition of #GoodReads shared by the Innovation Teams as they tackle the biggest issues facing city governments.
Findings from the National League of Cities' 2015 Local Economic Conditions report highlight three opportunity areas where we can focus our attention to get dramatically better results for low-income…
Our weekly round-up of articles and information focuses on different ways cities and leaders from across sectors can work together differently to achieve dramatically better results for low-income pe…
In January 2015, we packaged our early lessons from the first City Accelerator Cohort into a Guide for Embedding Innovation in Local Government, and learned "what works" about sharing knowledge in r…
Ten years after Katrina, New Orleans is solving municipal challenges and improving lives.
Results-Based Accountability is a disciplined way of thinking and taking action that communities can use to improve the lives of children, youth, families, adults and the community as a whole.
Innovation Teams shared #GoodReads about the intersection of place and opportunity and a unique project in South Korean aimed at promoting a sharing economy.
To break cycles of poverty, we need to double-down on how we help people to build their assets, thinking beyond homeownership, to develop new asset-building strategies that increase wealth and transf…