For a Values-Driven Entrepreneur, the sheer act of pursuing purpose opens the door not only for opportunities but for the resources needed to take advantage of them.
The Louisville City Accelerator team reflects on a hackathon that created a low-cost wireless smoke detector.
To strengthen relationships among different racial groups in America, we must address economic disparities between whites and people of color.
How can cities use prototyping to create better products and services?
Wealth or meaning? Values-Driven Entrepreneurs don't make the choice: they do well BY doing good. And Tynesia Boyea-Robinson believes that with enough proof-points, they can change the way the world …
The third step to using data for collective impact is presenting data in a way to facilitate behavior change. These resources will help you determine the best way to present your data.
How do you know when a city's civic infrastructure needs improvement? And what can be done? The Boston Fed is asking asking the people who know their cities best.
After a long week of national pain and mourning, it seems that the only solution to the violence in our country is to slowly come together and end the divisiveness all around us.
More and more, leaders at the cutting edge of social change are blurring the lines between "public" and "private" sectors. They believe you can do good and do well - and are proving it's possible.
We look back on a convening of practitioners on the cutting edge of local government innovation.
Finding time to reflect on your initiative’s progress as you go is tough! Dashboards provide a simple way to add some structure to your reflection so you can focus on what needs improvement.
Leah Hendey, a Research Associate at the Urban Institute, has focused on a range of policy issues including the foreclosure crisis, performance measurement, child care, child obesity, and city indicators. Projects that involve contextual analyses us…
As cities double down on results, potential stumbling blocks lurk around every corner.
The second step to using data for collective impact is finding the data your partnership needs. These resources will help you navigate the complexities of data access.
Linking the downtowns of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, the 11-mile Light Rail Transit (LRT) Green Line is creating benefits “beyond the rail” for residents, businesses, and neighborhoods.
Upfront costs pose a barrier to getting Pay for Success deals off the ground. We've illustrated how the new "Construction Loan" will address those barriers and create opportunity to scale Pay for Suc…
Former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak takes the Mayors and Schools Field Trip to Kansas City.
Learn how civic hackathons are leading to breakthrough innovations.