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by Juan Sebastian Arias on Nov 25, 2014

Food for Thought (and Opportunity) 

We're expanding our focus to look more broadly at how we can transform the entire food system to increase economic opportunity for millions of Americans.

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on Jun 7, 2013

Webinar Recording: New Public Sector Structures for 21st-Century Cities -- The Example of the Partnership for Sustainable Communities 

This webinar describes how the Partnership for Sustainable Communities has broken down structural barriers to collaboration at the federal and local levels, helping to align significant federal dollars towards sustainable development approaches and to bring key players to metropolitan decision-making tables.

Blog Post Elizabeth Vargas on Sep 28, 2015

World Leaders Agree on Sustainable Development Goals: And other #GoodReads from… 

This week's round-up of reading recommendations highlights steps being taken improve the lives of low-income people -- from Pope Francis' call to address poverty and inequality, to efforts to accompl…

Blog Post Juan Sebastian Arias on Nov 25, 2014

Food for Thought (and Opportunity) 

We're expanding our focus to look more broadly at how we can transform the entire food system to increase economic opportunity for millions of Americans.

Blog Post Tamir Novotny on Jun 7, 2013

Sustainable Communities and Breaking Down Silos 

We share resources from our webinar exploring research focused on the Sustainable Communities Partnership and the implications of its experience for those working to break down public sector silos.

Resource on Apr 11, 2013

Can Federal Efforts Advance Federal and Local De-Siloing? 

This paper is our strategic assessment of the Partnership for Sustainable Communities and its impact in helping to break down silos, commissioned by Living Cities and conducted by the Urban Institute.

Blog Post Arthur Burris on Apr 11, 2013

New Public Sector Structures for 21st Century Cities: Can Federal Policies Hel… 

We are pleased to release a strategic assessment of the Partnership for Sustainable Communities, an example of how governments are enabling fresh approaches to tough problems.

Blog Post Carmen Rojas on Mar 28, 2013

Creating Opportunity in Baltimore 

The Opportunity Collaborative is a partnership in Baltimore that has come together to implement the region’s $3.5 million Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant.

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Transit Oriented Development 

Ensuring that all people along transit corridors, including low-income people, have the opportunity to affordably access jobs, housing, health clinics, childcare, and other essential services.

Resource on Feb 11, 2013

The Anchor Mission: Leveraging the Power of Anchor Institutions to Build Community Wealth 

This paper discusses a strategy in Cleveland, Ohio to address economic challenges by leveraging the power of anchor institutions to generate local wealth, economic opportunity and jobs.

Person Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy

Tamir Novotny 

Tamir has developed, project-managed and supported programs that have influenced practitioners and policymakers in fields including civic technology, local governance, housing and community development, regional planning and economic development, wi…

Resource on Apr 21, 2011

Sustainable Communities Boot Camp: Highlights 

Key highlights from the 2011 Sustainable Communities Boot Camp, “From Transaction to Transformation," covering key findings and potential future directions for sustainable community development.