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Cities ply data against declining economic mobility

by • 3 months ago

Under a new initiative funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies, 10 cities will track data with the goal of reducing income inequality and boosting economic opportunity for individuals and families.

Digital service delivery, public safety tools finalists in 'Engaged Cities' awards

by • 3 months ago

Ten finalist cities will compete for three shares of a $200,000 cash prize for work with the public that makes a positive difference in their communities.

What Works Cities certifies seven new cities for good data practices

by • 5 months ago

Washington, D.C., Kansas City and Louisville each earned gold certification in the group's 2019 certification cohort.

Philanthropies commit $12 million to economic mobility

by • 10 months ago

Three groups will donate funds for projects in 10 U.S. cities.

Award program seeking community-led transformation opens for second year

by • 10 months ago

Cities of Service has announced its "Engaged Cities Award" program is coming back in 2019.

What Works Cities touts $42 million investment; Bloomberg cites states, cities as antidote to 'alternative facts'

by • 1 year ago

New funding for the initiative offers both financial and symbolic backing for data-driven decision-making in government.

10 cities named as finalists in Engaged Cities awards

by • 1 year ago

Three winners will be selected in May for outstanding ideas to solve public challenges that can be adopted by other communities around the world.

35 Champion Cities announced in 2018 U.S. Mayors Challenge

by • 2 years ago

The cities will receive up to 00,000 in funding for urban innovation projects.

What Works Cities adds 5 members, reaches 100 total cities

by • 2 years ago

The new additions to the data initiative include Long Beach, California; Columbia, South Carolina; Grand Rapids, Michigan; Irving, Texas; and Honolulu.