By partnering with universities to leverage data and technology, cities continue to emerge as bright spots of innovation. They're leading the way in tackling today's most intractable problems.
We have heard about the social determinants of health, but how do social indicators impact an ecosystem’s ability to provide economic security?
A new Pay for Success project in Massachusetts will help put 2,000 immigrants and refugees on the path towards achieving the American dream
Consider these five tips on being intentional when using data to improve outcomes.
A new Pay for Success project will reduce recidivism and improve quality of life for those most likely to re-enter the prison system
In his penultimate post on the Equipt to Innovate framework elements, Steven Bosacker urges government employees and those working in data to take time to consider the people and real-life impacts be…
If the goal is economic security for all Americans, we're not going to get there without creating many more good jobs. That means we need a shared understanding of the fundamentals of job creation, s…
Our own Steven Bosacker and Gallup's Justin M. Bibb come together to discuss the effects of a disengaged workforce and how to make every city employee a key contributor to municipal success.
The five cities that make up Racial Equity Here are doing game-changing work to advance racial equity. At this midway point, we look at some emerging insights from their work.
Eight cities created pitches for a new City Accelerator on procurement and economic opportunity. View them before final cities are selected!
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…
Embodying your company’s culture is crucial for recruiting. These four tips are designed to help interviewers in the social sector attract young talent.
A civic tech collaborative from St. Louis has developed a solution to help non-violent traffic offenders trapped in the court system.
The structure and content of job interviews in the social sector can be confusing. Follow these five tips to determine whether an organization’s culture is right for you.
When social sector organizations aren't intentional about their interview process, they fail to leverage their greatest recruitment asset: their mission.
We know that owning a home creates wealth. And we know how to make homeownership a reality for millions more people. It's time to scale up what's working in order to close the staggering racial wealt…
In his latest writing on the Equipt to Innovate framework, Steven Bosacker takes inspiration from architect Daniel Burnham, plus the work of cities like New Orleans and Louisville, to discuss how urb…