Blog Post Jeff Raderstrong on Jul 4, 2014

Reparations and our National Identity 

I will admit, I didn’t think much about reparations before I read Ta-Nehisi Coates’ “The Case for Reparations.” When asked, I would say I supported the idea, but people don’t tend to ask much.

Blog Post Jeff Raderstrong on Jul 2, 2014

Racism, Collective Impact and Systems Change: Tying it all Together 

Blog Post Ronda Jackson on May 28, 2014

Living Cities Embarks on Racial Equity and Inclusion Journey 

Resource on Nov 10, 2015

Four Components of a Shared Result that Creates Enduring Change 

A two-page guide that will help collective impact leaders unite their stakeholders and achieve success.

Blog Post Bill Sadler on Apr 29, 2014

3 Things to Consider When Launching an Equity Atlas: Advice for Regions Lookin… 

Ideally, the Equity Atlas can help evaluate progress toward social equity over time as transit lines open, as development decisions are made, and as policies are passed.

Blog Post Arthur Burris & Jessie Feller Hahn on Apr 21, 2014

Connecting City Residents to Economic Opportunities: A Group Blogging Event on … 

We're co-convening a virtual conversation to engage a global audience of corporate, philanthropic, government, and nonprofit citizens in an important discussion regarding the future of cities.

Investing in What Works for America's Communities

From Community to Prosperity: Ben Hecht 

Blog Post Ben Hecht & Nigel Jacob on Apr 17, 2014

Harnessing Government Technology for Good 

Living Cities’ Urban Technologist in Residence, Nigel Jacob, explains how cities can harness technology and innovation for good.

Blog Post Tynesia Boyea-Robinson on Apr 3, 2014

The Power Behind Collective Impact 

I bring to Living Cities an unyielding belief that the intractable problems our country faces are not only solvable, but the tools exist to achieve them. And whether it’s Collective Impact or somethi…

Blog Post Juan Sebastian Arias on Apr 1, 2014

4 Insights into Overcoming the Employment Barriers Faced by Formerly Incarcerat… 

Person Kresge Foundation

Robin Hacke 

Ms. Hacke formerly work at Living Cities as Director of Capital Innovation in September of 2007. At Living Cities, Ms. Hacke was responsible for developing initiatives to aggregate and deploy investment capital in low-income and under served urban c…

Blog Post Tynesia Boyea-Robinson on Apr 1, 2014

Four “Keep it Real” Insights About Applying the Principles of Collective Impact 

Resource on Nov 10, 2015

Cross-Sector Partnership Assessment Group Planning and Discussion Guide 

A set of suggestions and resources to use your Cross-Sector Partnership Assessment feedback to facilitate group discussion aimed at improved stakeholder engagement.

Blog Post on Mar 31, 2014

Getting Back to Basics in Creating Jobs 

Blog Post Carmen Rojas on Mar 28, 2014

Overcoming Non-Skills Barriers to Employment 

Blog Post Brian Reilly on Mar 27, 2014

Exploring Collective Impact Potential in the South and West: Lessons Learned Th… 

Blog Post Beth Siegel & Devon Winey on Mar 27, 2014

TII Stakeholders Reflect on the Progress and Power of the One Table Approach to… 

Resource on Sep 30, 2013

New Initiative Will Offer College Savings Accounts 

New York Giants’ football star Justin Tuck joined The Children’s Aid Society (CAS), the Citi Foundation and the 1:1 Fund today to launch a new initiative that aims to help low-income New York City children and their families save and plan for colleg…

Blog Post Alison Gold on Mar 25, 2014

What I Learned From My First Lean Startup Adventure 

Alison Gold, Assistant Director of Knowledge and Impact at Living Cities, shares what she learned about applying the Lean Startup methodology.

Blog Post Ben Hecht & Brandee McHale on Mar 25, 2014

From Ideas to Action: Cities as Drivers of Economic Opportunity 

At the heart of our City Accelerator initiative is an attempt to standardize emerging state-of-the art practices growing out of the municipal innovation field.

Blog Post Alison Gold on Mar 21, 2014

Growth Alone or Just Growth? 

Blog Post Elodie Baquerot on Mar 21, 2014

What Does Open Source, Real Time Knowledge Sharing Look Like in Practice: Refle… 

Our approach to knowledge and communications asks all staff to reflect on, synthesize, and share lessons from our work in real-time so that others can learn alongside us.