The current national conversation on criminal justice reform opens up an opportunity to turn the tide on mass incarceration and improve economic outcomes for low-income Americans, especially those of…
Learn how Albuquerque is working to support immigrant entrepreneurs through the City Accelerator.
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R.T. Rybak reflects on his work in Minneapolis, first as mayor and later as head of a collective impact table focusing on youth.
Increasing family wealth is a much better public policy goal than the standard economic development mantra of "jobs, jobs, jobs." And effective strategies won't come from Washington.
Why being equipt matters for America's cities.
We spoke with Andrew Maxwell, Director of the i-team in Syracuse, New York, about his team's efforts to improve City infrastructure over the past year.
Here's how i-teams learned from failure and repositioned themselves for long-term success.
We sat down with Jeff Carter, Director of the i-team in Mobile, Alabama, to discuss their efforts to combat community blight over the past year.
The Louisville City Accelerator team reflects on a hackathon that created a low-cost wireless smoke detector.
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We look back on a convening of practitioners on the cutting edge of local government innovation.
As cities double down on results, potential stumbling blocks lurk around every corner.
Former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak takes the Mayors and Schools Field Trip to Kansas City.
Learn how civic hackathons are leading to breakthrough innovations.
The i-teams aim to impact the lives of real people. Here are some of their stories.
Cities are using new approaches and partnerships to maximize the impact of summer jobs programs.
Living Cities is launching Racial Equity Here, a new initiative that will support five U.S. cities committed to improving racial equity and advancing opportunity for all.
Public health departments are getting more involved in cross-sector partnerships—here are seven ways public health professionals can help your work.
A ‘no’ vote on Senate Bill 288, being considered by the House Committee on Transportation and Public Works in the Louisiana State Legislature, is important to Louisiana and the struggling citizens of…
Key questions and insights from innovators on the cutting edge.
How can innovators in city government work to transition-proof their initiatives?
Seventeen i-teams from around the United States and Israel came together in Memphis for two days to collectively grapple with the most pressing challenges facing cities around the world.