Blog Post Juan Sebastian Arias on Feb 13, 2014

5 Ways Mayors Can Support Collective Impact 

Blog Post Juan Sebastian Arias on Feb 13, 2014

5 Ways Mayors Can Support Collective Impact 

Blog Post David Robinson on Feb 10, 2014

Letting Go and Letting Grow 

Blog Post Ben Hecht on Jan 31, 2014

3 Elements for Addressing Inequality: Reflections on the State of the Union Add… 

Blog Post Leah Hendey on Jan 2, 2014

Integrating Data Sources to Help Children and Communities Succeed 

Blog Post Carmen Rojas on Oct 14, 2013

Optimizing the Role of Local Philanthropic Institutions in Collective Impact Pa… 

Blog Post Juan Sebastian Arias & Ronda Jackson on Oct 11, 2013

Lessons from the Field: The Role of the Public Sector in Collective Impact 

Blog Post Nadia Owusu & Sherrie Deans on Oct 3, 2013

When Families can Save, College is Not Just a Dream: It’s a Plan 

For low-income children, savings accounts and financial education can be vital in terms of attaining a college degree.

Blog Post Abhi Nemani & Ben Hecht on Sep 6, 2013

Restoring Cities as Engines of Opportunity: Data, Tech and Systems Change 

There is great potential for driving digital technologies and social media to transform cities and the lives of their low-income residents by improving government service provision, civic engagement …

Blog Post Nadia Owusu on Aug 22, 2013

4 Trends that Are Transforming Jobs in America; And How We Can Prepare For Them 

We live during a time of rapid change, and we need to develop a culture of continuous learning such that people do not wake up, as they did in 2008, to find that their training and skills are suddenl…

Blog Post Carmen Rojas on Aug 13, 2013

Seeding a New Economic Future: Lessons from Detroit's Bankruptcy 

Blog Post Carmen Rojas on Aug 8, 2013

Reimagining Prosperity 

Today a number of partnerships and networks across the country are reimaging the ways we expand economic opportunity across families, cities, and regions.

Blog Post Sara Draper-Zivetz on Jul 23, 2013

Pay It Forward: Can America follow Oregon's lead and bust barriers to higher ed… 

Blog Post Jonathan Bowles & Neil Kleiman on Jul 11, 2013

Innovation and the City 

Blog Post Nadia Owusu on Jun 27, 2013

Announcing the Release of “State of the Cities: 5 Trends Impacting America’s Ci… 

We explore dominant trends that we believe will greatly impact America’s cities and their low-income communities in the coming years.

Blog Post Ben Hecht & Sherrie Deans on May 8, 2013

Announcing an Important Collaboration: Boys & Men of Color in America 

Living Cities joins a philanthropic alliance to invest in young men of color as assets for America's future

Blog Post Ben Hecht on Apr 4, 2013

Crosspost: The Transformational Power of Data 

Data is central to the most effective collective impact initiatives across the country.

Blog Post Ben Hecht on Apr 2, 2013

Can Technology Be The Great Equalizer In Cities? 

Reflections from Ben Hecht on how transformational technology can be applied to address inequality.

Blog Post Carmen Rojas on Mar 21, 2013

Using Data as a Tool for Improving Educational Outcomes 

The complex challenges facing low-income communities in cities - such as failing education systems - require us to find new ways of working. Part of this new way is through the use of data.

Blog Post Evelyn Burnett & Nadia Owusu on Feb 14, 2013

We Need To Talk: Poverty, Race, and America’s Future 

Despite all the progress we have made, income and race continue to play a role in people’s life trajectories and outcomes. We need to confront this head on.

Blog Post Carmen Rojas on Feb 14, 2013

Scaling Cradle to Career 

As a result of our work with the Strive Network, we strongly believe in the potential to mend the education pipeline for all children by partnering with cross-sector stakeholders.

Blog Post Chris Paul on Nov 14, 2012

What Next? 

Learn about Chris Paul's CP3 Afterschool Zone

Blog Post Ben Hecht on Sep 6, 2012

Understanding the ‘Levees’ of Tomorrow: A Conversation with 35 Mayoral Chiefs o… 

Mayoral chiefs of staff from 35 cities across the country reflect on the most important urban issues of our time.

Blog Post Arthur Burris on Apr 26, 2012

Five Insights from Today’s Leading Mayoral Chiefs of Staff 

A look into how City Halls across the county are approaching some of the key challenges facing our urban communities today.