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  • COVID-19 Resources

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    The reality of COVID-19’s scope and impact is sinking in and in many ways is still unknown. At Living…

  • Ending White Supremacy Culture: A Resource for Cultivating Abundance Mindset

    Living Cities has learned that to do racial equity work with authenticity, we have to embrace a new way…

  • An Inside Organizer: Brian Smith

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    At Living Cities, we’ve been interrogating what it means to organize for racial equity and how we and others…

  • Centering Equity, Transforming Systems: A Profile on Ashleigh Gardere

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    As part of our series highlighting alumni of Living Cities’ cohorts, we spoke with Ashleigh Gardere, who recently completed…

  • Covid-19, Difficult Truths and the Urgency of Closing Racial Gaps

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    The health crisis we’re experiencing is new and acute, but the crises of racial and economic justice that the…

  • Centering Equity, Transforming Systems: A Profile on Daro Mott

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

  • #WealthInColor: Navigating the Bay Area’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

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    In 2018, Living Cities, the Rockefeller Foundation and the Surdna Foundation embarked on Start Up, Stay Up, Scale Up…

  • Centering Equity, Transforming Systems: A Profile on Dr. Lomax R. Campbell

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    As part of our series highlighting alumni of Living Cities’ programs, we spoke with Dr. Lomax R. Campbell, who…

  • How 18 of the Largest Foundations and Financial Institutions Are Responding to COVID-19

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    No one in this country–and few around the world–remain untouched by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Like others,…

  • Ending White Supremacy Culture: A Resource for Reckoning with History

    Living Cities has learned that to do racial equity work with authenticity, we have to embrace a new way…

  • All in This Together: Ending White Supremacy Culture Starts With Us

    Living Cities has learned that to do racial equity work with authenticity, we have to embrace a new way…

  • Racially Equitable COVID19 Rapid Response from a Front-Line Public Servant

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    While the realities and impacts of COVID19 continue to unfold, I reflect on past moments in my life that…

  • Practicing Trust and Vulnerability in Partnership: What We’ve Learned from Race Forward

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    Living Cities is laying the foundations for a new network, Closing the Gaps Network, which will engage city governments…

  • Ideas and Resources for How Cities Can Attack the COVID-19 Crisis

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    In Kansas City, MO: “People are coming into our office to start businesses because they don’t believe the companies…

  • Finding Myself Beyond White Institutional Culture

    As a white woman, my anti-racist work is two-fold: supporting people of color, particularly Black organizers, who are working…

  • An Invitation to Center Race in Government Responses to COVID-19

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    We are asking how to best move the long-term work of closing racial gaps in income and wealth through…

  • Turning the Mirror Onto Ourselves

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    Part of what we’ve learned from looking at the evolution of work in our Integration Initiative cities is that…

  • Doing the Right Things Right

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    Living Cities’ new Theory of Change represents our unique position on how to close racial gaps across the country.My…

  • We Were There: Reckoning with Living Cities’ History on Race

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    Our new interactive movement history timeline lets you interact with Living Cities' past, including major political milestones and cultural…

  • Living Cities’ Catalyst Impact Funds Named to ImpactAssets 50 for Ninth Consecutive Year

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    For the ninth year in a row, Living Cities’ Catalyst Funds have been selected for the ImpactAssets 50, an…