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  • 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…

  • Youth and Philanthropy Co-Design an Equitable Minnesota

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

  • Building an Anti-racist City During COVID

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

  • Using Resilience to Build an Equitable Minneapolis

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

  • ABQ Leader Reimagines Government’s Role in Equity

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

  • Institutionalizing and Operationalizing Racial Equity in City Hall, Community and Beyond

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    These case studies are stories of people and places across the country changing policies and practices to intentionally center…

  • Living Cities’ Catalyst Family of Funds Selected as an Emeritus Impact Manager for Impact Assets 50 2021

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    For over a decade, Living Cities’ impact investing work has helped us advance our programmatic strategies while testing innovative…

  • CHECKING IN WITH OUR HUMANITY V2

    CHECKING IN WITH OUR HUMANITY V2OVERVIEWEmbedding racial equity into an organizational culture requires intentional work everyday. On a personal…

  • Dr. King’s Dream Keepers

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    History is continuously being made, debated and repeating itself. Thankfully, one thing America does well is creating new leaders…

  • Staff Reflections on the Attack on the Capitol

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    This attack on our democracy was an important historical moment, but it was also a deeply personal one.I am…

  • Practicing Radical Reimagination

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    “It is important to act as if it were possible to radically transform the world.“ - Angela DavisPractices steeped…

  • How Nonprofits Can Close the Racial Wealth Divide in America

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    Sevetri Wilson, one of the founders featured as part of the #WealthInColor campaign, provides an overview of the role…

  • How Pittsburgh is Mobilizing to Help Businesses Owned by Women and People of Color in a Time of Great Uncertainty

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    As part of the City Accelerator, the City of Pittsburgh has prioritized equity in their procurement systems, implementing changes…

  • Centering Equity, Transforming Systems: A Profile on Maia Jachimowicz

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    As part of our series highlighting alumni of Living Cities’ cohorts, we spoke with Maia Jachimowicz, who currently serves…

  • How Cleveland is Assisting Very Small Businesses with Contracting in the City

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    On May 16, 2019, after Mayor Jackson learned of Cleveland’s grant award from Living Cities and Citi Foundation to…

  • How to Infuse Learning Throughout Your Organization

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    In the penultimate post of our Learning, Storytelling and Results series, Senior Associate and Content Strategy Lead Shannon Jordy…

  • Leveraging Entrepreneurship to Close Racial Wealth Gaps

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    The latest jobs report shows that our national recovery from the COVID pandemic and its economic impact will be…