EngagingCities Eric Gordon, director of City Accelerator's second cohort, together with Kristen Scheyder of Citi Foundation and Tamir Novotny of Living Cities, shares updates on the City Accelerator initiative aimed at innovating city government.
CNNMoney In this Op-Ed, Ben Hecht, president and CEO of Living Cities, shares how the lessons learned from Baltimore's Sandtown neighborhood can help inform local, state and federal policy and practice.
Pharmaceutical Online In his opinion piece for Pharmaceutical Online, Sven Stegemann, PhD, Director of Pharmaceutical Business Development at Capsugel describes the evolution of quality as a value creator not a cost.
Fast Co.Exist In this article about Bloomberg Philanthropies’ work in urban innovation, Living Cities CEO Ben Hecht weighs in about the legacy of philanthropy accelerating groundbreaking change. Living Cities partners with Bloomberg Philanthropies on their Innovation Teams program.
USA TODAY In his column for USA TODAY, Stan Humphries, chief economist of Zillow, shares his thoughts on homeownership trends: "The homeownership rate is falling largely because of an inconvenient, truth: While they might feel good, policies aimed at decreasing inequality by increasing homeownership often achieve the opposite."
Administr@tor Magazine The International Literacy Association (ILA) declared April 14 as Leaders for Literacy Day with the goal of inspiring collective action to address global literacy. The day included both online Twitter chats (#AgeofLiteracy), as well as a panel discussion at the Institute of International Education in New York City.