Living Cities and StriveTogether are supporting 5 communities in their Collective Impact efforts to address local workforce challenges.
Collective impact is at a strategic inflection point. To realize its promise, we need to define in concrete terms what “quality collective impact” really means.
August 20th, 2014 marked the 50th Anniversary of the Economic Opportunity Act. To mark this milestone, we gathered some data and writing on the state of inequality and the War on Poverty.
Unless we fix education, we cannot fix inequality, so Living Cities is working with cross-sector leaders in cities to re-engineer education, cradle to career.
The question we need to be asking ourselves is: what can cities do to promote a broader sense of opportunity for all of their citizens?
Like many civic leaders across the country, we are looking for solutions that allow us to deploy our resources most strategically in order to prepare people for the jobs of today and tomorrow.
As of March 2014, the unemployment rate for youth aged 16-24 was over 14%, and last year 5.8 million young people were both not in school and out of work. The Rockefeller Foundation is working to cha…
In the first 3 years of the Integration Initiative, we gleaned important lessons on realigning institutions across issues, sectors, and disciplines. We also have seen significant evidence pointing to…
Examining the potential for free community college to improve pathways to opportunity for low-income people,