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by 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.

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by Hafizah Omar & Shanee Helfer on Jul 10, 2018

A Path to Authentic Community Engagement Guiding Questions 

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 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.

Resource on Jan 7, 2020

The Integration Initiative: Final Report 

Blog Post Demetric Duckett on May 10, 2019

A Different Philanthropic Approach: Seeding Hope in Regional Inclusive Growth 

Blog Post Robin Brule & Shanee Helfer on May 8, 2019

Navigating Collective Impact through a Mayoral Transition 

Lessons and resources from Albuquerque around sustaining cross-sector work through a mayoral transition.

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Frost: Detroit’s Growth Must be Inclusive 

Blog Post Demetric Duckett & Shanee Helfer on Apr 25, 2019

Centering Community in Collective Impact 

Through a decade of place-based work, we've gathered these tools and lessons for bringing community voice into the collective impact model. How can these apply to your own work?

Blog Post Frank Mirabal on Nov 29, 2018

Why the City of Albuquerque Now Buys Local 

Frank Mirabal of the Albuquerque Mayor's Office writes about local government contracting, and why Albuquerque is working to keep more money in the city.

Blog Post Sara VanLear & Laura Morrison on May 21, 2018

The Mobilization Fund Study: First Year of Capital Access in New Orleans 

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Education 

Supporting the success of every child from cradle to career.

Blog Post Jaylan Abd Elrahman & Jay Feldman on May 2, 2018

A Path Towards Authentic Community Engagement 

Resource on Jul 6, 2018

A tool towards sustainability in cross-sector initiatives: Mayoral Transition 

Blog Post Jay Feldman & Jaylan Abd Elrahman on May 2, 2018

Bringing Community to Cross-Sector Tables  

Blog Post Demetric Duckett on Apr 4, 2018

Stony the Road We Trod: Commemorating Dr. King 

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Ben Hecht 

Ben Hecht is the President and CEO of Living Cities, a collaborative of 18 of the world’s leading foundations and financial institutions who work together to boldly fight poverty in America’s cities.

Blog Post Robin Brule on Jan 3, 2018

How Albuquerque is Fighting Trickle-Down Economics  

In 2014, leaders from across sectors in Albuquerque gathered around a table and asked: How do we change the course of our economy? What will it take to truly adapt to new economic realities and creat…

Resource on May 7, 2018

The Mobilization Fund Study: First Year of Capital Access in New Orleans 

Blog Post Demetric Duckett on Oct 3, 2017

Capital as a Driver of Systemic Change: An Example from Albuquerque 

What do wolves and capital innovation have in common? Read this deep dive into Albuquerque’s InnovateABQ project as an example of multiple capital sources driving catalytic change.

Blog Post Demetric Duckett on Sep 8, 2017

The Wolf of Social Impact: How We Use Capital as a Driver of Systemic Change 

What do gray wolves and capital innovation have in common? Explore the similarities we see in this thinkpiece.

Blog Post Shanee Helfer on Jun 14, 2017

Progress Takes Data Discipline: Where Do I Start? 

Consider these five tips on being intentional when using data to improve outcomes.

Blog Post Ratna Gill on Apr 18, 2017

Radical Self-Care: Four Lessons from Our Meeting with City Leaders in Albuquerq… 

Burnout is all too common in organizations working for social change. How can the social sector put self-care into practice?