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    Phoenix Plants Hedges to Reduce Air Pollution Exposure for Kids

    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 …

  • Water Affordability Successes Nationwide

    Thanks to our partnership with The Water Center at Penn via our Water Affordability Program, we’ve been honored to work with utility and city leaders across the country, helping them reduce operational inefficiencies and keep …

  • Getting Bold in Beaverton, OR

    In honor of Welcoming America’s Welcoming Week, we are featuring one of our member cities—Beaverton, OR—that has made supporting immigrant communities a priority. Welcoming Week is a time when a chorus of thousands—in communities large …

  • Financing Your Water System: How Cities are Cracking the Mold

    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 …

  • Winners Announced: Mayors Innovative Design Cohort

    A partnership of The American Institute of Architects and Mayors Innovation Project How can mayors utilize architects to build zero-carbon, resilient, healthy, and equitable cities? Today we are excited to announce the three winning cities …

  • Toxic-Free Childcare in Anchorage, AK

    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 …

  • Partnering in Glass City: How Toledo is Protecting its Most Vulnerable Residents

    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-organized by The Water Center at Penn—utilities …

  • A message from our Co-Managing Director

    Dear Mayors, city leaders and partners, After a truly inspiring 5+ years working with the Mayors Innovation Project, I’m writing to let you know that I am leaving, and my last day will be Friday, …

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    Event: Water Affordability in Alexandria, VA

    Photo by Jack Prommel on Unsplash 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 …

  • Farmer's Market in Lynn, MA

    Event: Food Access and Affordability

    Tuesday, August 24 11am PDT/12pm MDT/1pm CST/2pm EST This event is open to all mayors and city staff. Register Now! Access to abundant safe, affordable, and nutritious food is a significant challenge to infant and …

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