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Mary Kay Bailey on advancing equitable transit-focused growth in the #TwinCities via @Living_Cities
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.@FastCoLabs investigated #Apple’s HealthKit framework, a smart approach to the quantified #health market. Read more
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RT @Living_Cities: .@benhecht on fixing the #wealthgap & inter generational #poverty @cnnmoney @CFEfund #disruptinginequality…
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Living Cities CEO Ben Hecht on a "lost decade" for low-income Americans. "A recent report from the Census Bureau...
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.@Living_Cities @BenHecht on the wealth decline experienced by low-income families over the last decade via @CNNMoney
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Where do you get your news? @gigaom analysis of Twitter vs. Facebook for #BreakingNews
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Social Media Trend Watch: @instagram launches advertising analytics via @RWW
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.@Forbes: With #Apple and #Google jumping into #healthcare innovation, could @Amazon be joining next?
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Most popular mobile apps in the US? #Facebook rules, along with #YouTube and #GooglePlay #socialmedia
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In #journalism, collaboration = new competition. @guardian & @stltoday teami up for #Ferguson coverage via @NiemanLab
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2014-08-27 21:16:11
CNNMoney "The ability to transfer wealth from one generation to the next is the driving force behind ending intergenerational poverty," Living Cities CEO Ben Hecht writes in an op-ed for CNNMoney.
2014-08-05 15:21:08
Yahoo! Finance The cost of private universities has risen 28% over the decade from 2002 to 2012, while student debt in America now clocks in at around $1.2 trillion with seven million people in default, according to The Economist. Gene Wade, founder and CEO of University Now believes he has a solution to some of these issues through his online education model.
2014-07-28 14:07:29
New Scientist David Lane, scientific director of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research in New York, and discoverer of p53 in 1979, says p53-psi has novel properties that promote cancer growth and that this opens the door to developing drugs that work by suppressing its production. "It's amazing that such surprising discoveries are still being made about p53 so many years after its initial discovery," he says.
2014-07-18 18:17:55

Bloomberg Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren said new community development initiatives to spur cooperation between cities and businesses can go beyond monetary easing as a way to support lower-income Americans amid an economic recovery that’s still incomplete… Funding comes from sources including the Ford Foundation, Living Cities Inc., the Massachusetts Competitive Partnership and the state government. The Boston Fed provides management and staff support. It does not provide funding.

2014-07-13 21:11:19
Chronicle of Philanthropy As participants learn from early social-impact bonds, the time it takes to work out the contracts should decrease, according to Mr. Hecht, who says that it took almost a decade of experimentation for low-income housing tax credits to become an efficient tool. "They’re costly to produce," he says of the early pay-for-success contracts. "Those who work on them, like us, are investing the money and time because we want to create the market and accelerate its development, not because we think they’re smart and efficient transactions right now."
2014-06-25 20:19:33
Living Cities The Living Cities 2013 annual report microsite focuses on the ways Living Cities is helping ambitious leaders disrupt inequality – through new ways of working, focusing on outcomes, leveraging capital, and working to accelerate the adoption and pace of needle-moving change.