Community organizations devoted to reducing crime have shown results.
Cities Social innovations that improve the health and resiliency of cities
Public and private leaders should collaborate to promote health amenities in different neighborhoods—enabling prospective residents to make relocation decisions that could improve their quality of life.
In the face of Berlin’s rising rents and gentrification, tenants are asserting their rights through Kotti & Co.
The departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development turbocharged community efforts to end homelessness among veterans and provided a model for better government.
Many cities are adapting in the face of climate change.
The idea for a New York City botanical garden needed a suitable milieu to flourish.
Boston Uncornered gives gang-involved individuals a stipend and social support to attend college.
Siobhan Foley has worked closely with New Orleans Mayor Mitchell Landrieu to help the city adapt to climate change.
To feed the world’s growing population, we must do more to promote the success of urban farms through better tracking, financial incentives, land use, and support systems.
Nine communities in the United States are finding ways to invest in housing to contain health care costs.
Highlights of this year’s book reviews and excerpts on issues including women’s inequality, sustainable leadership, and the hypocrisy of elite philanthropists.
Cary McClelland's new book, Silicon City, documents the transformation of San Francisco in the digital age.
Finding viable solutions to social problems requires that we reconfigure the relationships between those who hold power over communities and those who are impacted by how that power is used.
As more cross-sector collaborations gain traction, we must understand what it takes to keep them running over the long term and ensure that progress continues despite changes in leadership.
Cities continue to be the place where citizens can engage most directly with government—especially when nonprofits are there to offer capacity, expertise, and reach.