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  • Mass Shootings Are Increasing: Are You Prepared?

    Today’s guest blog comes from Sarah Peck, co-founder and director of UnitedOnGuns. With the rise of mass shootings across the country, mayors and other city leaders are increasingly called to respond. As a leading national researcher and speaker on the subject, she shares the most effective strategies for a prepared city response in the face of gun violence.

  • Twelve U.S. Mayors Join 2023 New Mayors Cohort

    Last month, the Mayors Innovation Project brought together newly elected mayors from across the country for its 2023 New Mayors Cohort. Held May 17-19 in Madison, WI, the 12 participating mayors attended sessions on a variety of topics and heard insights from former cohort participants on their experiences in the program as new mayors.

  • Reporting and Responding to Political Violence

    In May 2022, the Mayors Innovation Project launched #MayorSafety month with the release of a survey of US mayors revealing an alarming increase in political violence directed at mayors – in particular, at women mayors and mayors of color. This year, we put together a round-up of new resources and best practices, along with opportunities to share your experiences.

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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