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on May 20, 2015
This free e-course will help collective impact initiatives better understand why and how to work with community members.
on Aug 21, 2015
As of June 30, 2014, the Fund had commitments of $34.6 million from ten investors. Since inception, our total cumulative lending of $40.2 million has sparked initiatives with total funding of over $825 million.
on Aug 13, 2015
City Accelerator Guide for Embedding Innovation in Local Government was the first in a series of three Pilot Projects launched in early 2015 to test Living Cities' hypotheses around open-sourcing social change.
on May 1, 2015
Tackling racial inequalities head on is critical to dramatically improving results for low-income people. Our webinar explored applying a racial equity lens to community engagement and collective impact work.
on Apr 14, 2015
In the fifth week of our e-course on community engagement in collective impact, we look at how community engagement in collective impact can help advance racial equity.
on Apr 7, 2015
In the fourth week of our e-course on community engagement in collective impact, we look at opportunities for collective impact initiatives to apply business concepts to community engagement work.
on Mar 31, 2015
In the third week of our e-course on community engagement in collective impact, we introduce the concept of “feedback loops” and how they can improve your work with community members.
Living Cities and our member institutions invested together in the Gulf Coast, where the magnitude of the post-Katrina challenge was unprecedented and the groups and organizations requiring help were exceptionally burdened.
on Mar 24, 2015
Our free e-course will help you better understand the process of working with community members through collective impact.
on Mar 17, 2015
Our free e-course helps collective impact initiatives understand why to work with community members and improve their process of community engagement.
on Jan 12, 2015
This guide gives local leaders a practical, action-oriented framework for breakthrough innovation.
on Dec 8, 2014
Living Cities commissioned research to explore the potential of bike-share, car-share and ride-share to help low-income people access opportunity.
Shared-mobility programs like bike-share and car-share have significant potential to benefit low-income users, yet often do not reach that population.
on Nov 10, 2014
This report is a culmination of the first three years of the work of The Integration Initiative's partner sites.
Living Cities is hitting the road with former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak to survey the partnerships between mayors and schools with an eye toward improving outcomes for kids.
This executive summary highlights the main findings from the evaluation of the first three years of the work of The Integration Initiative's partner sites.
on Oct 30, 2014
This resource illustrates the final rankings for cities participating in the Talent dividend competition based on this data.
on Oct 29, 2014
An overview and insights from the National Talent Dividend $1 Million Prize Competition, awarded for the greatest proportionate increase in the number of post-secondary degrees over a four-year period.
Akron, OH wins the Talent Dividend $1 Million prize. The number of college degrees awarded rose more than 20% in four years.
We are partnering with Bloomberg Philanthropies to support a growing network of cities with dedicated innovation teams that are developing and deploying bold ideas to tackle the biggest issues facing city governments.
on Oct 16, 2014
Leading practitioners respond to 7 key questions about helping Americans with criminal records re-enter the workforce and access good jobs. This resource shares lessons learned from leaders across the country.
on Oct 2, 2014
on Sep 25, 2014
Living Cities recently hosted a webinar exploring promising practices and policies that support immigrant workers in preparing for and accessing quality employment.
on Sep 9, 2014
Our President and CEO Ben Hecht shares some of the biggest lessons from the first three years of our signature Integration Initiative that aims to catalyze systems change to improve the lives of low income people in US cities.
on Sep 8, 2014
Learn more about our investments through our impact investing vehicle, the Catalyst Fund.
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