At a March PMI-AG convening, city leaders discussed ways local government can engage with communities that have traditionally been underrepresented in decision-making.
In a session with Harvard's Archon Fung, city leaders explored empowered participation and democracy, and what it takes to authentically engage citizens.
At a recent convening, members of our problem-solving network surfaced some hot topics that changemakers working to build a new urban practice should explore.
Implementing collective impact in a quality way means actively working to make systems more equitable and closing disparities in achievement.
Our May 20 Twitter conversation will explore ways to advance racial equity and inclusion to get dramatically better results for low-income people, especially people of color.
Cities who are serious about the move toward open data are learning how to benchmark themselves against others.
We work to build a new type of urban practice that gets dramatically better results for low-income people. Now, we're sharing three different perspectives on what it might take to get there.
Detroit's resilience through bankruptcy revealed three overarching principles that are applicable to other cities facing seemingly insurmountable challenges.
The three year evaluation of Living Cities’ signature collective impact initiative provides lessons on how to accelerate impact through knowledge sharing.
As part of a series of Twitter Chats, we’ll talk with changemakers about expanding the field of impact investing to get dramatically better results for low-income people.
As America processes the ongoing protests and unrest in Baltimore this week, our staff have taken time to reflect and share a series of articles that present thoughtful, nuanced perspectives.
Living Cities' staff reflect on the riots that have shaken Baltimore over the past few days and, more broadly, on the series of recent events that have put America’s racial divide front and center in…
Denver's pocketgov brings municipal government closer to residents, saves money and reduces wait times for those whose issues require a call to the municipality.
Harnessing social entrepreneurship can change inefficient systems and create large-scale change.
On May 1, join a Twitter Chat to explore ways to leverage data and technology as part of a #NewUrbanPractice geared toward getting dramatically better results for low-income people, faster.
Living Cities CEO, Ben Hecht on our exciting new partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies and i-teams in cities around the country and in Israel.
Our weekly round-up of articles and information highlight issues of equity, community engagement, big data and cross-sector collaboration.