Latest Press Releases
New Food System Resilience Planning Guide Helps Cities Prepare for Disruptions
The guide offers food system resilience strategies and tools that can be customized by local governments and policymakers.
Opportunity Accelerator Launched to Help Governments Drive Economic Mobility and Advance Racial Equity
Program will help governments work with place-based partnerships and residents to remove barriers to upward mobility and improve life outcomes
New Bloomberg Philanthropies City Data Alliance Launches in the U.S., Latin America, and Canada with $60 Million Investment
Program will help 100 international cities set a new standard of excellence for using data to make policy decisions, evaluate the impact of public services, and improve residents’ lives
Algorithm Toolkit Released to Reduce Bias Affecting Residents from Automated Decisions Made By Local Governments
As cities throughout the country work to address issues of inequity as a result of algorithms and the negative impact it has on residents, the toolkit helps local leaders to proactive ask specific questions to quantify risks and also provides recommendations on ways to handle those risks.
GovEx Releases New Smart Cities Guide As Part of Research Collaborative
Smart cities projects have proliferated in recent years, and this guide captures some of the best examples around the country along with resources and guidance to help cities understand the foundations of data practices that are necessary for any successful smart cities initiative.