Among this week's roundup of reading recommendations from our staff: two big announcements that could have a significant impact on low-income people and communities of color.
During our upcoming Learning Community, partnerships in the Integration Initiative will leverage local data to drive decisions. Two New York Times articles set the stage for that conversation.
With football season starting, Ty Boyea-Robinson decided to use her fantasy football skills to create a Manifesto that will build successful relationship between collective impact funders and grantee…
Our CEO Ben Hecht asks what it will take to effectively engage people and communities in order to dramatically improve results for low-income people, especially people of color, faster.
When you think of outcomes as mile-markers on your journey to a shared result, you can better design solutions that get dramatically better results, system wide.
Living Cities wants to share our experiences and lessons at South-by-Southwest Interactive 2016. Your vote will determine if our session gets selected.
Political transitions test the strength of local collective impact efforts. Learn how Newark's initiative survived and thrived as Mayor Cory Booker left office and Mayor Ras Baraka stepped in.
Results-Based Accountability is a disciplined way of thinking and taking action that communities can use to improve the lives of children, youth, families, adults and the community as a whole.
Foundations talking with grantees about racial equity is a major challenge in philanthropy. Living Cities offers some lessons learned from a recent event with grantees.
Access to capital is key for entrepreneurs to start or grow businesses. Now, a new financial product piloted in Albuquerque, NM may help lower barriers to accessing capital for historically marginali…
An interview with Benjy Kennedy, who led the Kresge Foundation’s work to raise the Woodward Corridor Investment Fund in Detroit, about what others can learn from its closing.
The three year evaluation of Living Cities’ signature collective impact initiative provides lessons on how to accelerate impact through knowledge sharing.
Harnessing social entrepreneurship can change inefficient systems and create large-scale change.
Lessons from Living Cities' nine-city Integration Initiative that aims to dramatically improve the lives of low-income people in America's cities.
Seattle/King County Integration Initiative Director, Kirsten Wysen, shares her reflections on what they've learned about creating greater health, social, economic and racial equity.
An interview with Ellie Rossiter, Initiative Director of The Integration Initiate in San Francisco, on the HOPE SF work transforming and improving public housing communities.