Five cities are building their understanding of structural and systemic inequality, in order to deepen their ability to address small business growth with a racial equity lens so all communities can …
Governments can structure arrangements with private contractors that consider impacts on low-income individuals and people of color.
Washington, D.C.'s innovative Office of Public-Private Partnerships offers a good case study in to assess whether a P3 makes sense for a particular city project.
With more than a dozen different ways to structure a public-private partnership, figuring out the most appropriate one for a given project can be hard. Here's a list of what's out there.
Public-private partnerships aren't free money. But they can be used to improve performance.
Take this year's Equipt to Innovate survey to see where your city stands on these 7 elements of good governance.
3 key lessons help chart a path forward for anyone wanting to support the next phase of the municipal innovation movement.
Today, municipal innovation is a movement that has taken hold in cities across the country. But our work isn't over.
What we can learn from Antanas Mockus’ first term as Mayor of Bogotá about the importance of resident leadership and trust in local government for delivering better results to urban populations.
Our inaugural Equipt to Innovate Survey gave us insight into the state of municipal innovation across the country, and taught us a few lessons in the process.
By partnering with universities to leverage data and technology, cities continue to emerge as bright spots of innovation. They're leading the way in tackling today's most intractable problems.
In his penultimate post on the Equipt to Innovate framework elements, Steven Bosacker urges government employees and those working in data to take time to consider the people and real-life impacts be…
Our own Steven Bosacker and Gallup's Justin M. Bibb come together to discuss the effects of a disengaged workforce and how to make every city employee a key contributor to municipal success.
Eight cities created pitches for a new City Accelerator on procurement and economic opportunity. View them before final cities are selected!
Four lessons from our Racial Equity Here cohort on how to embed a racial equity lens in local government.
Lessons on school governance from a year-long tour of U.S. cities.
What makes a high-performing city government?
Meet the organizations and cities that make up the Civic Tech and Data Collaborative.
Learn how Albuquerque is working to support immigrant entrepreneurs through the City Accelerator.
R.T. Rybak reflects on his work in Minneapolis, first as mayor and later as head of a collective impact table focusing on youth.
Increasing family wealth is a much better public policy goal than the standard economic development mantra of "jobs, jobs, jobs." And effective strategies won't come from Washington.
Why being equipt matters for America's cities.