Person Data Driven Detroit

Erica Raleigh 

Erica Raleigh is Assistant Director of Projects for Data Driven Detroit. She has led numerous projects for Data Driven Detroit, including the Woodward Corridor Initiative and the One D Scorecard, and worked to create internal structures for project …

Person Center for Community Progress

Tamar Shapiro 

Tamar Shapiro is the President and CEO for the Center for Community Progress.

Person Rise Community Development (Rise)

John Cruz, MUP 

John Cruz is the Data Management Coordinator for Rise Community Development in St. Louis.

Person Brookings Institution

William Frey 

William H. Frey is a senior fellow with the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution. He is also a research professor in population studies at the University of Michigan.

Person The Brookings Institution

Alan Berube 

Alan Berube is a senior fellow and deputy director of the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program. A former policy advisor to the U.S. Treasury Department, he is an expert on metropolitan demographics, low-wage workers, and urban poverty.

Person Third Sector Capital Partners

Caroline Whistler 

Caroline is CEO and co-founder of Third Sector Capital Partners, Inc.

Person King County Department of Community & Human Services

Cheryl Markham 

Cheryl Markham is Strategic Policy Advisor in the Director’s Office of the King County Department of Community and Human Services, with wide-ranging and extensive experience and expertise in affordable housing, homelessness and community development…

Person Code For America

Abhi Nemani 

Abhi Nemani is the Co-Executive Director of Code for America, a national nonprofit that believes that government of the people, by the people, can work in the 21st century.

Person Living Cities

Tracey Jarmon 

Tracey is a strategist, project manager and facilitator with a focus on strengthening nonprofit leaders and organizations to efficiently serve communities. She has extensive experience in administration, recruitment, event planning and project manag…

Person digitalundivided

Kathryn Finney 

Named by Inc Magazine as one of the most influential women in tech, Kathryn Finney has made her mark as a tech entrepreneur, social media visionary, “women in” advocate, investor, writer, and television correspondent.

Person The New York Times

Jason DeParle 

DeParle is a reporter for The New York Times, based in Washington, DC. For more than 20 years, he has written extensively about issues involving poverty.

Person Los Angeles Innovation Team

Amanda Daflos 

Amanda Daflos serves as the Director of the Innovation Team (i-team) in the Mayor's Office of Budget and Innovation in the City of Los Angeles.

Person MZ Strategies, LLC

Mariia V. Zimmerman 

Mariia is Founder and Principal at MZ Strategies, LLC. Mariia served as Deputy Director for HUD's Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities from 2010-2012.

Person Presidio Institute at Presidio Trust

Alison Gold 

When at Living Cities Alison was responsible for developing and implementing strategies to capture and share what Living Cities is learning from all of its grants, investments, programs and research.

Person San Francisco State University

Laurie Jones Neighbors 

Neighbors is an educator and independent consultant who specializes in increasing local, regional and national decision-making by low-income communities and communities of color.

Person Deutsche Bank

Jim Baek 

Jim Baek is a Director at Deutsche Bank where he heads the Community Development Finance Group and oversees the bank’s lending, investing and philanthropy for community development and impact in the U.S.

Person The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the Harvard Kennedy School

Benjamin Shaffer  

Benjamin Shaffer is a joint degree candidate at Harvard Kennedy School and The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he is pursuing an MPA in Social and Urban Policy and an MBA in Real Estate, respectively.

Person Bureau Blank

John Sheridan 

John works for the Client Services Team at design firm Bureau Blank, who have designed the Living Cities website.

Person DC Water

Mark Kim 

Mark Kim is Chief Financial Officer for DC Water where he is responsible for financial management and policies. He has spent the last decade in the public finance industry, previously serving as New York City's Assistant Comptroller for Public Finan…

Person Citi Foundation

Kristen Scheyder 

Kristen Scheyder leads the Citi Foundation's U.S. Financial Inclusion and Urban Transformation portfolios.