Kinder initiated local interest in the grant after learning of it at the Mayors Innovation Project summer meeting in Scranton, where she was a panelist for a discussion of rental housing and tenant protections. After meeting Kyra Naumoff Shields, director of the grant program, there, Kinder worked with Roberson when she returned to Meadville to pursue the grant.
The Mayors Innovation Project is thrilled and humbled to announce generous support from the Barbara Lee Family Foundation to support and advance its work to lift up the leadership of women mayors.
In this Good Ideas for Cities we share resources to help you advance equitable access to broadband, with innovative examples from cities across the country.
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 …
“We are so grateful for the work that these students produced for the cities in our network,” MIP Managing Director Katya Spear said.
This week, we are featuring a blog on the 2023 Summer Meeting Innovation Showcase which took place in Scranton, PA. Learn more about the meeting and access resources on the 2023 Summer Meeting page. By: …
This event will present information on alternative response models informed by NYU’s extensive research on cities doing this work across the country, including Albuquerque, NM and Brooklyn Park, MN.
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.
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.
This mayors-only interactive session created exclusively for the Women Mayors Network offers space for releasing and healing from the daily challenges of experiencing racism, heterosexism, and sexism and strategies for building shared accountability for disrupting these isms.