By Katya Spear | Managing Director ∙ Mayors Innovation Project From educational campaigns, to access to water and soil testing kits, to procurement policies and lead pipe replacement programs, there are many impactful steps city leaders can …
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.
This week, we are featuring a blog on municipal financing tools for urban revitalization from our sister program, ProGov21. Like the Mayors Innovation Project, ProGov21 is a project of COWS at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
City parks are a public asset that deliver co-benefits in public health and climate change mitigation. Ensuring their safety, accessibility, and sustained funding is critical work.
The goal of racial equity has been a prominent national topic in recent years, but it is often unclear how the goal translates into practical policy solutions. There are promising strategies that can, in most cities, advance racial equity, increase housing affordability, and meet new federal guidelines for fair housing.
The Mayors Innovation Project, in partnership with Healthy Babies Bright Futures, provided grants to cities across the country to work toward better health outcomes for children. We are excited to share the story of one of our grant recipients, Middleton, WI.
Research from C40 found that city-led climate action could create 38 million green jobs this decade. The Inflation Reduction Act will help spur the creation of these jobs by providing more than $370 billion in critical funding to transition the U.S. to a clean energy economy.
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 guest blog post is written by LiJia Gong, Local Progress and Terri Gerstein, the Economic Policy Institute and the Harvard Labor and Worklife Program A recently released report, issued by Local Progress, the Economic Policy …
In partnership with: Cities across the country are struggling to maintain and update infrastructure while keeping water affordable, particularly for their most vulnerable households. Thanks in part to our Water Affordability program—co-hosted by …