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Mayors Innovation Project

We’re here to help mayors and cities succeed.

A learning network for mayors.

The Mayors Innovation Project creates spaces that are uniquely for mayors and their most trusted advisors. Our member cities, diverse in geography and size, are leaders in policy innovation. Through annual meetings, specialized cohorts & networks, technical assistance, publications, and more, we are the organization that supports mayors as people and as city leaders.

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The Mayors Innovation Project is the best place to get new ideas and make some truly useful connections.

Mayor Jamie Harkins, Lafayette, CO


  • Madison, WI State Street with outdoor tables set up and a man in a mask walking by public art

    Tactical Urbanism

    While some cities are using tactical urbanism to help businesses continue safe operations, residents in many cities are creating spaces for healing and advancing racial justice.

  • Making Sense of Pandemic Recovery

    This is a guest post from our partner, The Little Think Tank. View our ‘Good Ideas for Cities’ newsletter on this topic here. Across the country, people are looking to local leaders to help manage …

  • Zoom screenshot with New Mayors Cohort attendees, Mayors Innovation Project staff, and Pete Buttigieg

    How We’re Supporting Mayors

    Our updates from how we are supporting mayors, including the Virtual Innovation Showcase, the New Mayors Cohort, the Water Affordability Academy, and more.

  • Virtual Innovation Showcase: Mayor Keith James and Response to COVID-19

    Mayor Keith James of West Palm Beach, FL is our first mayor to record his Virtual Innovation Showcase presentation.

  • City Data and Pandemic Response

    Data’s role in the pandemic City efforts to expand innovations in data and technology have proven crucial in responding to the COVID pandemic. From mapping localized infection rates and predicting hospitalizations, to contact tracing among …

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