At a March PMI-AG convening, city leaders discussed ways local government can engage with communities that have traditionally been underrepresented in decision-making.
Denver's pocketgov brings municipal government closer to residents, saves money and reduces wait times for those whose issues require a call to the municipality.
Living Cities CEO, Ben Hecht on our exciting new partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies and i-teams in cities around the country and in Israel.
The selection of the first City Accelerator cohort surfaced four key tensions that our outstanding finalists, and many other cities, are struggling with in the work to make innovation course-of-busin…
The five key ingredients for effective collaboration between two powerful and often conflicting forces in cities.
The Project on Municipal Innovation team at Harvard's Ash Center spoke with Brian Elms, lead instructor of the Denver Peak Academy, to hear what he thinks city governments are doing well — and how th…
Insights from the September 2014 Project on Municipal Innovation – Advisory Group session on equitable economic growth.
Insights from the Affordable Housing session at the September 2014 PMI-AG Convening
Twice a year, Living Cities and Harvard's Ash Center convene the Project on Municipal Innovation Advisory Group. Read on for a synopsis of highlights from the September 2014 convening.
The Accelerator cities will each adopt cutting-edge approaches to the practice of innovation and tackle a specific challenge facing low-income residents in their communities.
We believe that our chances of achieving transformative change dramatically improve when local government is nimble, collaborative data-driven, and focused on leveraging public resources to transform…
At the heart of our City Accelerator initiative is an attempt to standardize emerging state-of-the art practices growing out of the municipal innovation field.
Louisville, like many cities, is embracing Tim O’Reilly’s idea of “ government as platform.
Our convening brought together more than twenty five of the country’s largest and most creative cities to share best practices and explore some of the most pressing challenges in city government toda…
Learn about New York City’s model for battling urban poverty through their Center for Economic Opportunity (CEO) initiative.