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.
Engaging new allies in racial equity work requires strong and effective communication of why eliminating structural disparities is important. This blog provides three tips of how to do so.
Effective collective impact requires a focus on results and accountability to create systems change.
Our New Urban Practice Summit video shows leaders, dreamers, and doers co-creating solutions to dramatically improve the lives of low-income people.
A design thinking approach can help collective impact initiatives synthesize complex issues and deeply engage stakeholders in their work.
Our CEO shares his big takeaways from our #NewUrbanPractice Summit that brought together leaders, dreamers and doers for an active process of co-design around what it will take to dramatically improv…
The second in a series of blogs on collective impact and community engagement focuses on relationship and trust building.
Implementing collective impact in a quality way means actively working to make systems more equitable and closing disparities in achievement.
Harnessing social entrepreneurship can change inefficient systems and create large-scale change.