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by Ben Hecht on Jun 1, 2020

Standing in Solidarity and Committing to Action 

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by Megan McGlinchey & Alyssa Smaldino on Apr 14, 2020

500 Years of the Racial Wealth Gap: A Timeline 

Blog Post Hafizah Omar on Jul 8, 2020

Zine-making as storytelling and healing 

Blog Post Thiara Falcon & Alyssa Smaldino on Jun 25, 2020

Shifting Mindsets: Scarcity vs. Abundance  

Blog Post Ben Hecht on Jun 1, 2020

Standing in Solidarity and Committing to Action 

Resource on Apr 14, 2020

Organizing for Racial Justice: A Timeline 

Blog Post Joanna Carrasco on May 7, 2020

Centering Equity, Transforming Systems: A Profile on Ashleigh Gardere 

Our Centering Equity, Transforming Systems Series highlights Living Cities Program Alumni who are leveraging their roles and relationships to center racial equity and close racial gaps.

Blog Post Alyssa Smaldino on Apr 30, 2020

Centering Equity, Transforming Systems: A Profile on Daro Mott 

Our Centering Equity, Transforming Systems Series highlights Living Cities Program Alumni who are leveraging their roles and relationships to center racial equity and close racial gaps.

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Safety and Justice Challenge 

Blog Post Joanna Carrasco on Apr 22, 2020

Centering Equity, Transforming Systems: A Profile on Dr. Lomax R. Campbell 

Our Centering Equity, Transforming Systems Series highlights Living Cities Program Alumni who are leveraging their roles and relationships to center racial equity and close racial gaps.

Blog Post Hafizah Omar & Alyssa Smaldino on Apr 14, 2020

Ending White Supremacy Culture: A Resource for Reckoning with History 

Blog Post Hafizah Omar & Alyssa Smaldino on Apr 8, 2020

All in This Together: Ending White Supremacy Culture Starts With Us 

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Inequality 

Disrupting disparate outcomes in income, wealth, and access to opportunity.

Blog Post Marlon Williams on Apr 7, 2020

Racially Equitable COVID19 Rapid Response from a Front-Line Public Servant 

As a front-line responder during the Ebola crisis, I wanted to offer some lessons learned for those working on the front-lines of the coronavirus pandemic.

Resource on Mar 25, 2020

Interruping Violence Resource 

We believe that accountability and healing are inextricably linked, and are both fundamental to our racial equity work. As we worked to integrate healing justice in our racial equity work, we also began internal conversations about how we personally…

Blog Post Hafizah Omar & Julie Nelson on Mar 26, 2020

Practicing Trust and Vulnerability in Partnership: What We’ve Learned from Race… 

Blog Post Demetric Duckett & Nadia Owusu on Mar 10, 2020

Turning the Mirror Onto Ourselves 

Our work with the Integration Initiative (TII) and more specifically, our relationships with the Initiative Directors (IDs) in Albuquerque, Minneapolis-Saint Paul, San Francisco, Baltimore and New Or…

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Zainab Imam 

Zainab is a Masters in Public Policy student at The University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public Policy and a former Living Cities Knowledge and Impact intern. She tweets at @zainabimam and blogs at gulaabjamun.wordpress.com.

Blog Post Monique Woodard on Nov 6, 2019

3 Cities Using Capital to Build More Inclusive Ecosystems 

Eighteen months ago, in collaboration with Living Cities, Rockefeller and Surdna Foundations, we launched Start Up, Stay Up, Scale Up (SU)3 — an initiative designed to address the challenges in acces…

Resource on Mar 4, 2020

Achieving Results by Centering Race Internally and Externally 

Living Cities has committed to a new vision and mission that focus on closing racial gaps. This Theory of Change outlines how it will achieve its new goals.

Blog Post Sarah Liniger Eisner on Oct 24, 2019

Personal Reparations  

Blog Post Ronak Davé Okoye on Oct 9, 2019

Healing-Informed Collective Impact: The Reflection and Practice 

This two-part series details HopeSF's healing-informed collective impact approach to public housing in San Francisco.

Blog Post Ronak Davé Okoye on Oct 7, 2019

Healing-Informed Collective Impact  

This two-part series details HopeSF's healing-informed collective impact approach to public housing in San Francisco.

Blog Post H. Kay Howard & Christine Kang on Sep 16, 2019

Impact vs. Intent: Initial Lessons from Third Sector’s Equity Journey