Blog Post Eileen Neely & Nadia Owusu on Sep 10, 2014

Reducing Juvenile Recidivism and Increasing Employment in Massachusetts 

Juvenile recidivism has fueled America’s skyrocketing incarceration rate for years. Intervention can alter the trajectories of America’s most high-risk youngsters for the better. Without it, high-ris…

Blog Post on Jul 30, 2014

Working Towards the Development of a Commercially Viable Market for Social Impa… 

Living Cities is investing in Social Impact Bonds, also known as Pay for Success initiatives, to move away from paying for outputs and toward paying for outcomes.

Blog Post Eileen Neely on Apr 30, 2014

Social Impact “Bond” or Social Impact “Equity”? 

Calling Pay for Success a “bond” lays the wrong foundation for our thinking about this innovation, potentially limiting its application and commercial success.

Blog Post Eileen Neely on Apr 30, 2014

Catalyzing a New Market: Social Impact Bonds, Pay for Success, and the Role of … 

Why Living Cities entered the Social Impact Bond market and how foundations can play a critical role as an “idea shop” where new innovations are tested and concepts are proven to allow the potential …

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Unlocking Private Capital to Invest in Human Capital 


Impact Investing 

Deploying capital with the intent of not only generating financial return, but also producing measurable social and environmental impacts.

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Juan Sebastian Arias 

Juan Sebastian is a Graduate Student Researcher at Government Alliance on Race and Equity. He formerly led the field building and knowledge work for Collective Impact and supports meaning making across the portfolio.