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by Juan Sebastian Arias & Brittany Ramos
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.
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.
We blend public, private, and philanthropic financial resources in new ways to better meet the needs of cities and improve the lives of low-income people.
on Dec 8, 2014
Shared-mobility programs like bike-share and car-share have significant potential to benefit low-income users, yet often do not reach that population.
Living Cities commissioned research to explore the potential of bike-share, car-share and ride-share to help low-income people access opportunity.
on Nov 10, 2014
This report is a culmination of the first three years of the work of The Integration Initiative's partner sites.
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.
The City Accelerator, an initiative of Living Cities and the Citi Foundation, works within and across cities to advance and promote the spread of promising innovations that will have a significant impact in the lives of residents.
Akron, OH wins the Talent Dividend $1 Million prize. The number of college degrees awarded rose more than 20% in four years.
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.
We work with the Harvard Kennedy School’s Ash Center to convene and support a network of 35+ mayoral chiefs of staff and policy leaders who advance transformative change through innovation in city government to improve the lives of residents.
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.
on Aug 6, 2014
The Living Cities Catalyst Fund is a domestic impact investment vehicle that deploys concessionary, flexible debt to improve the lives of low income people and the communities where they live. This report provides an overview of investments and impa…
on Jun 16, 2014
on Apr 25, 2014
An examination of the small business development activities that are being implemented as part of The Integration Initiative.
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