Just Say Black

I work in circles where we talk a lot about “people of color” (POC). We discuss what POC need to thrive economically, how to support POC with resources, and of course we interrogate how racism affects POC in the public…

June 9, 2021

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 demonstrates the impact Living Cities has across the U.S. — connecting individuals and highlighting successful initiatives. Adriane Jefferson Director of the…

March 23, 2021

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 demonstrates the impact Living Cities has across the U.S. — connecting individuals and highlighting successful initiatives. Marcus Pope Vice President of…

March 18, 2021

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 demonstrates the impact Living Cities has across the U.S. — connecting individuals and highlighting successful initiatives. Clare Verbeten Equity and Inclusion…

March 16, 2021

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 demonstrates the impact Living Cities has across the U.S. — connecting individuals and highlighting successful initiatives. Ron Harris Chief Resilience Officer…

March 11, 2021

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 demonstrates the impact Living Cities has across the U.S. — connecting individuals and highlighting successful initiatives. Michelle Melendez Inaugural Director of…

March 9, 2021

CHECKING IN WITH OUR HUMANITY V2

CHECKING IN WITH OUR HUMANITY V2 OVERVIEW Embedding racial equity into an organizational culture requires intentional work everyday. On a personal level, it can require a lifetime of studying, learning, and unlearning. There are many ways to incorporate thoughtful reflection…

March 1, 2021