Cross-sector partnerships get stuck in not one, but THREE common places that stifle their effectiveness and success.
Our free, 10 minute survey helps those engaged in cross-sector partnerships think through the development and progress of their partnership and provides immediate, tailored feedback, tools and resour…
A weekly roundup of articles and information explores topics related to urban opportunity, justice and data.
Four ways data can build and strengthen relationships for your cross-sector partnership.
After a year of planning, we are proud to announce an expansion of The Integration Initiative and share three things we learned along the way.
A number of exciting announcements and innovations from the Living Cities Network dropped this week.
The eight site teams in Living Cities' Integration Initiative convened in Dallas, TX to explore how to use data to drive results - starting with a conversation about racial equity.
The eight site teams in Living Cities' Integration Initiative convened in Dallas, TX to explore how to use data to drive results.
During our upcoming Learning Community, partnerships in the Integration Initiative will leverage local data to drive decisions. Two New York Times articles set the stage for that conversation.
This week's round-up of reading recommendations highlights steps being taken improve the lives of low-income people -- from Pope Francis' call to address poverty and inequality, to efforts to accompl…
With football season starting, Ty Boyea-Robinson decided to use her fantasy football skills to create a Manifesto that will build successful relationship between collective impact funders and grantee…
Our CEO Ben Hecht asks what it will take to effectively engage people and communities in order to dramatically improve results for low-income people, especially people of color, faster.
When you think of outcomes as mile-markers on your journey to a shared result, you can better design solutions that get dramatically better results, system wide.
Effective collective impact must start with a clear, common purpose developed through an open process that brings around the table all of the players necessary for true impact and results.
Living Cities wants to share our experiences and lessons at South-by-Southwest Interactive 2016. Your vote will determine if our session gets selected.
Political transitions test the strength of local collective impact efforts. Learn how Newark's initiative survived and thrived as Mayor Cory Booker left office and Mayor Ras Baraka stepped in.
Results-Based Accountability is a disciplined way of thinking and taking action that communities can use to improve the lives of children, youth, families, adults and the community as a whole.
The first in a series of four posts from The Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF) and Enterprise Community Partners (Enterprise) about how to navigate the realm of data, big and small, to connect low-in…
Foundations talking with grantees about racial equity is a major challenge in philanthropy. Living Cities offers some lessons learned from a recent event with grantees.
A look at how our members and partners in the field are blending and applying three strategies that we believe are core to achieving dramatically better results for low-income people, faster.
Access to capital is key for entrepreneurs to start or grow businesses. Now, a new financial product piloted in Albuquerque, NM may help lower barriers to accessing capital for historically marginali…
The private, public and nonprofit sectors each have unique challenges that make collecting and analyzing data hard.
As the Working Cities Challenge prepares to extend the opportunity to compete to additional Massachusetts cities, the team reflect on lessons learned from the first round of the Challenge.
What does it take to sustain change that gets dramatically better results for low-income people? Living Cities CEO reacts to an op-ed by former Bogotá, Colombia Mayor, Antanas Mockus.