Council relationships aren’t always easy. When councils and mayors work well together, the positive impacts can be far reaching; but when strained, important city work can stall.
The Mayors Innovation Project, in partnership with Healthy Babies Bright Futures, provided grants to cities across the country to work towards better health outcomes for children. We are excited to share the story of one of our grant recipients, Madison, WI.
This week, we are featuring one of our member cities, Blacksburg, VA. Mayor Hager-Smith champions quality of life for all residents, focusing on projects that enhance place attachment and create community.
Join us for a discussion amongst mayors and city leaders on how to foster and support productive mayor-council relationships.
In partnership with Mayors for a Guaranteed Income (MGI), we hosted a roundtable discussion on the evidence and opportunities for this work in cities around the country.
By leading on the issue of clean drinking water, mayors can build their legacy on a record of fiscal responsibility and safe water for all.
In partnership with the Water Center at Penn, our Water Affordability Community of Practice (COP) spotlights best practices on challenges and solutions related to water affordability, providing ample time for questions and informal discussion among peers. …
Today’s guest blog post is from George Hawkins, former General Manager of DC Water and President of Moonshot Missions. Following this handful of simple strategies will enable mayors and their personnel to embrace digital technologies that benefit their constituents and save their money too.
The use of behavioral science, or behavioral insights, is a proven best practice for cities to positively influence behavior. Cities have been applying this lens to their COVID-19 communications and messaging efforts to encourage public …