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  • Living Cities Selected to the ImpactAssets 50 for 11th Year in a Row

    Living Cities’ Capital for the New Majority team is thrilled to announce that Living Cities and the Catalyst Family…

  • Founders First’s Innovative Financing Supports Entrepreneurs of Color

    Kim Folsom knows what it means to be a Black woman entrepreneur. Even after founding and running seven successful…

  • Pulse Checking Progress Toward Operationalizing REI: Arts, Culture & Healing

    In 2017, we released an internal learning report titled  “What Does it Take to Embed a Racial Equity &…

  • Pulse Checking Progress Toward Operationalizing REI: Shifting Systems Of Power

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    In 2017, we released an internal learning report titled  “What Does it Take to Embed a Racial Equity &…

  • Pulse Checking Progress Toward Operationalizing REI: Transforming Organizations

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    In 2017, we released an internal learning report titled  “What Does it Take to Embed a Racial Equity &…

  • Pulse Checking Progress Toward Operationalizing REI: Systems & Place

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    In 2017, we released an internal learning report titled  “What Does it Take to Embed a Racial Equity &…

  • Holding Space to Reckon and Reimagine: An Interview with Evelyn Burnett

    AS: The Closing the Gaps Network (CTG) was very intentional about partnering with you specifically, and with Third Space…

  • Political Education as Anti-Racist Practice

    A core question the Closing the Gaps Network (CTG) team has been holding over the past year and a…

  • Ending White Supremacy Culture: Racial Equity as a Process

    We’ve come to understand that racial equity is a process rather than an outcome that can be checked off…

  • Just Say Black

    I work in circles where we talk a lot about “people of color” (POC). We discuss what POC need…

  • There is Only One Kevin Clayton…But We Need One in Every Company

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    This piece was developed with guidance and input from the Living Cities Narrative Change Working Group, a collective impact consortium…

  • Ben & Jerry’s Approach to Racial Equity: Reach for the Carrot, Don’t Just Avoid the Stick

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    This piece was developed with guidance and input from the Living Cities Narrative Change Working Group, a collective impact consortium…

  • Prudential Sees Racial Equity as a Moral, Economic and Business Imperative

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    This piece was developed with guidance and input from the Living Cities Narrative Change Working Group, a collective impact consortium…

  • Collective Organizing Toward Narrative Change: An Interactive Timeline

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    Explore the timeline at the end of this post!Over the past four years, we have lived through so many…

  • Building an Ecosystem of Support for Local Governments to Advance Racial Equity

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    As residents are demanding racial justice and city leaders increasingly recognize that racial equity is integral to all of…

  • Leveraging Relationships and Centering Racial Equity

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    From local government officials to philanthropic stakeholders to Living Cities staff, this story is one in a series that…

  • Wealth Building as a Tool for an Equitable Rochester

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    From local government officials to philanthropic stakeholders to Living Cities staff, this story is one in a series that…

  • Model Minority No More: Towards a Model of Mutual Struggle

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    Living Cities joins the more than 500 philanthropic leaders who have committed to building multi-racial solidarity and shifting funding to communities…

  • The Rich Cultural Identity of Native Americans in ABQ

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    From local government officials to philanthropic stakeholders to Living Cities staff, this story is one in a series that…

  • Cultural Equity to Achieve Social Change in New Haven, Conn.

    From local government officials to philanthropic stakeholders to Living Cities staff, this story is one in a series that…