What did Living Cities find in our scan of practices being used by organizations to operationalize racial equity? This series highlights the twelve themes we uncovered.
What do biological ecosystems have to do with promoting social change? In our work, using the metaphor of ecosystems has been a powerful tool for taking on complex and evolving problems.
Are you looking to embed racial equity and inclusion into the work of your organization? These are some of the resources and contacts we have shared with folks who have asked about steps we’ve taken,…
For the seventh year in a row, Living Cities’ Catalyst Impact Funds have been selected for the ImpactAssets 50. Learn more about our impact investing.
Designing useful tech solutions requires working "with, not for" the community to solve problems. A civic tech and data collaborative in St. Louis reflects on how they engaged their end users—residen…
Driving impact through investment means getting real about race.
Amazon could leverage its new headquarters to promote inclusive growth. But if the company won't, then cities in the running should put equity at the center.
From Melting Pots to Fruit Salads
A community data intermediary in the Seattle area reflects on lessons learned in bridging between data, tech, and community-based organizations.
A longtime data intermediary in the Seattle area reflects on opportunities to partner with tech and leverage data for big-picture change.
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Living Cities staff members share reflections on the power and relevance of his messages today.
In 2014, leaders from across sectors in Albuquerque gathered around a table and asked: How do we change the course of our economy? What will it take to truly adapt to new economic realities and creat…
A new $1 million Social Venture Fund will support and scale innovative ventures of entrepreneurs of color.
We sit down with San Francisco entrepreneur Sabrina Mutukisna to talk social impact in this Q&A piece.