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May 2, 2018

City Halls Are Increasingly Innovative AND Trustworthy

Local governments are investment-worthy because of their position in solving some of our toughest social problems. They’re also more trustworthy than in the past.
June 1, 2017

Data-Driven: The People Behind the Numbers

It’s easy for governments to get lost in the numbers, but a key to successful communities is remembering the people impacted by them.
April 25, 2017

Resident-Involved: The Parliamentarian from Estonia

Governing with a human-centered consciousness provides extra reach to populations that have been historically under-represented or marginalized.
April 25, 2017

Race-Informed: From Intent to Actions in Government

The Minneapolis-Saint Paul region is taking important steps to advance racial equity and opportunity.
April 10, 2017

Broadly Partnered: Tapping the Whole Community on the Tough Stuff

Cities are breaking the traditional barriers inside government to partner outside for success.
January 4, 2017

Dynamically Planned: Make Only Big Plans, The Sequel

Most cities' grand plans aren't grand enough to meet the challenges they face.
October 17, 2016

When Art and Infrastructure Finance Collide

I asked a poet to write a poem about city government. The result took my breath away.
September 14, 2016

Realizing the Innovation Dividend

Why Being Equipt Matters for America’s Cities.
March 17, 2016

Introducing the City Accelerator's Third Cohort

Four municipalities will focus on innovative ways to finance infrastructure.