Blog Post Carmen Rojas on Nov 14, 2013

What Works! Engaging the Public, Private, and Philanthropic Sectors to Create E… 

Over the last three years, we have made significant strides in each of our Integration Initiative cities to transform stuck or stifled workforce systems to truly meet the needs of low-income people.

Blog Post Alison Gold on Oct 15, 2013

How do you Build the “Right” Cross-Sector Partnership to Fix Workforce? Insight… 

Partners for a Competitive Workforce in Cincinnati is a fascinating and ambitious cross-sector partnership focused on meeting employer demand by growing the skills of the current and future workforce…

Blog Post Nadia Owusu on Aug 22, 2013

4 Trends that Are Transforming Jobs in America; And How We Can Prepare For Them 

We live during a time of rapid change, and we need to develop a culture of continuous learning such that people do not wake up, as they did in 2008, to find that their training and skills are suddenl…

Blog Post Bets Edasery & Juan Sebastian Arias on Aug 12, 2013

Investing in Good Local Jobs (Part 3) 

An Interview with Jose Corona from Inner City Advisors and Sean Murphy from Fund Good Jobs about how to scale the companies’ business and generate good local jobs.

Blog Post Carmen Rojas on Aug 8, 2013

Reimagining Prosperity 

Today a number of partnerships and networks across the country are reimaging the ways we expand economic opportunity across families, cities, and regions.

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StriveTogether Collective Impact Framework 

Blog Post Bets Edasery & Juan Sebastian Arias on Aug 1, 2013

Investing in Good Local Jobs (Part 2) 

An Interview with Jose Corona from Inner City Advisors and Sean Murphy from Fund Good Jobs about the mismatch between workforce development and job creation efforts.

Blog Post Bets Edasery & Juan Sebastian Arias on Jul 23, 2013

Investing in Good Local Jobs (Part 1) 

An Interview with Jose Corona from Inner City Advisors and Sean Murphy from Fund Good Jobs about the shortfalls of current workforce development funding and how to disrupt the status quo.

Blog Post Elizabeth Ogunwo on Jul 15, 2013

Immigration Reform, A Changing American Workforce and What Both Mean for Our Ci… 

Major demographic shifts in the U.S. population point to two key themes that have the potential to frame city revitalization efforts.

Blog Post Nadia Owusu on May 22, 2013

Announcing “The Network Effect: The Living Cities Perspective in 2012” 

We are thrilled to launch “ The Network Effect: The Living Cities Perspective in 2012.

Blog Post Ben Hecht & Sherrie Deans on May 8, 2013

Announcing an Important Collaboration: Boys & Men of Color in America 

Living Cities joins a philanthropic alliance to invest in young men of color as assets for America's future

Blog Post Carmen Rojas on Apr 15, 2013

How to Create Good, Local Jobs by Scaling Business Enterprises 

Inner City Advisors has developed an equity-driven growth model for businesses that is creating economic and social value in low-income communities.

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Alexandra Paxton 

Alexandra Paxton is a Principal with Estolano LeSar Perez Advisors LLC.

Blog Post Ben Hecht on Apr 4, 2013

Crosspost: The Transformational Power of Data 

Data is central to the most effective collective impact initiatives across the country.

Blog Post Carmen Rojas on Apr 3, 2013

How Federal Investment Can Create Domestic Jobs 

What will it take to link the billions of federal dollars used for transportation investments to domestic job creation?

Blog Post Carmen Rojas on Apr 1, 2013

An UpLifting Look at Urban Food 

Video: UpLift helps food businesses, government agencies, and nonprofits open sustainable full-service grocery stores in low-income neighborhoods.

Blog Post Carmen Rojas on Mar 27, 2013

Expanding Food Access While Maximizing Social & Economic Impact: A Webinar Brie… 

As efforts to bring healthy food retail to low-income communities grow, we need to also focus on maximizing the additional social and economic impact of the food system.

Blog Post Carmen Rojas on Mar 21, 2013

Using Data as a Tool for Improving Educational Outcomes 

The complex challenges facing low-income communities in cities - such as failing education systems - require us to find new ways of working. Part of this new way is through the use of data.