Person Union Square Ventures

Nick Grossman 

Nick Grossman is a technologist and entrepreneur working at the intersection of the web and urban, social and civic systems. He was a visiting scholar at the MIT Media Lab (in the Center for Civic Media) and "Activist in Residence" at Union Square V…

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 Community Science

Kien Lee 

Kien Lee, Principal Associate & Vice President of Community Science, leads Community Science’s practice in the areas of cultural competency, inclusion, and equity as they pertain to contemporary issues such as health and behavioral health disparitie…

Person Rockefeller Foundation

Michael Myers 

Michael Myers performs a number of leadership roles at the Rockefeller Foundation, including coordinating strategies for the Foundation’s work in the United States and leading two key initiatives—the global Transforming Health Systems initiative and…

Person Living Cities

Brittany Ramos DeBarros 

Brittany provides programmatic support to the external field building work of the Collective Impact team at Living Cities. She also supports the Working Cities Challenge.

Person Citi Foundation

Brandee McHale 

Brandee joined Citi in 1991 and has a long history in both business management and philanthropy. Before joining the Citi Foundation, she served as the Director of Operations for Citi Community Capital. Earlier assignments included a series of increa…

Person AXA Equitable

Emilia Wiener 

Ms. Wiener joined AXA Equitable in August 2010 as a senior member of the Office of the Chief Investment Officer responsible for Fixed Income Portfolio Management.

Person Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth

James Ross 

James Ross is Director of Communications at the Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth. James Ross has a BA in Journalism from the University of Alabama and an MA in American Culture Studies from Bowling Green State University, Ohio. He is curren…

Person Urban Innovation Fund

Julie Lein 

Julie Lein has a background in polling and political consulting. She has co-founded venture capital firm, The Urban Innovation Fund, and urban ventures accelerator, Tumml.

Person RTI International

Laura Morrison 

Laura Morrison is an Economist at RTI International. Her work in inclusive entrepreneurship focuses on minority and women business owners and access to economic development and wealth-building opportunities. She has conducted evaluations of minority…

Person Enterprise Community Partners

Devin Culbertson 

At Enterprise Community Partners, Devin Culbertson is focused on supporting individual projects and developing financing and policy solutions to ensure affordable housing and community facilities are built and preserved near transit.

Person Everyday Democracy

Carrie Boron 

Carrie captures the history of the organization, from researching and writing about Everyday Democracy's history and that of communities with which they work, to preserving historical documents.

Person Center for an Urban Future

Jonathan Bowles 

Jonathan Bowles is the Executive Director of the Center for an Urban Future, a Manhattan-based think tank dedicated to independent research about key issues facing New York and other cities. He has authored more than two-dozen policy reports, includ…

Person Welcoming America

David Lubell 

David Lubell is the founder of Welcoming America and has been Executive Director since October of 2009.

Person Living Cities

Shamika Lawrence 

Shamika Lawrence was a Senior Administrative Assistant with Living Cities.

Person CivTech St. Louis

Laura Kinsell-Baer 

CivTech St. Louis is a nonprofit working closely with St. Louis' local government jurisdictions that is focused on introducing technology- and user-based solutions into everyday inefficiencies in government.

Person The Cleveland Foundation

Ronald Richard 

Before becoming president of the Cleveland Foundation, Mr. Richard was chief operating officer and managing partner of In-Q-Tel, the CIA’s venture capital fund. He has also served as president of Panasonic Home & Commercial Products Company, a major…

Person Living Cities

Demetric Duckett 

Demetric works to blend public, private and philanthropic financial resources in new ways to better meet the needs of cities and their low-income residents.

Person Beyond Jobs

Wingham Rowan 

Wingham Rowan is Director of the “Beyond Jobs” project in London, UK.

Person Annie E. Casey Foundation

Doug Nelson 

Doug Nelson is the retired President and CEO of the Annie E. Casey Foundation.