A new blog series shares what Living Cities’ Collective Impact team is learning about how to best support practitioners and implement the principles of collective impact.
For the last three years, we have been thinking very differently about our annual reports, focusing them on engaging folks around ideas, insights, trends, and questions. We learned a lot from our exp…
Our 2015 annual report curates tools created by innovators on the front lines of social change.
Racial equity and inclusion are integral to collective impact’s core principles. Partnerships must make a commitment to applying a racial equity and inclusion lens throughout its work, in order to ac…
Think icebreakers are touchy-feely? Think again. The right icebreaker can profoundly change the tone of a meeting.
In order to achieve impact at scale, it will come down to individuals changing their behavior to achieve a community-level goal.
Albuquerque Integration Initiative partners value Results Based Accountability as a roadmap to take action, and join together in responsibility, ownership and results.
Our newest blog series delves into four, unique accelerants that put U.S. cities on the verge of something "very special" in 2016. Today: The promise of cities.
In honor of Martin Luther King Day, this compilation of blogs will empower you to take action advancing racial equity and inclusion in your work.
Will we look back at 2016 and see it as a year of rapid change in U.S. cities? Living Cities' CEO, Ben Hecht, thinks so because of four, unique "accelerants." The first: public will for a more equita…
Multiple players from across sectors must come together differently to address the socio-economic challenges and take advantage of opportunities for dramatically better results in Baltimore.
A municipal innovation movement is gaining steam across the U.S. From the work of our City Accelerator's first cohort, Living Cities CEO, Ben Hecht, outlines three trends that he sees as critical to …
Low-Income families face many challenges over the holidays. Our special, Christmas round-up of reading recommendations focuses on the myriad efforts underway to support low-income people and achieve …
This week, a reflective round-up of reading recommendations that you won’t want to miss!
The public sector played a key role in the development of Boston’s Innovation District. What can be learned from its cross-sector and entrepreneurial approach?
This holiday season, our staff express their thanks for our members and partners who have contributed to the hard work of building a new urban practice.
One intern shares Living Cities key lessons' from our seven year history of building, managing and convening multi-site cohorts across our portfolio.