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The Movement to Transform Data Into Action in US Cities

Michele Jolin | Posted 04.20.2017 | Impact
Michele Jolin

From crime reduction to eliminating blighted properties, cities across the country are using data to improve services, meaningfully engage residents, and make better decisions.

Moving Everyday Gun Violence Into View

Rachael Chong | Posted 03.16.2014 | Impact
Rachael Chong

Mayor Michael Nutter talks about Cities United and preventing gun violence in cities across the United States through cross-sector partnerships.

What Are We Doing About Gun Violence?

Rachael Chong | Posted 03.04.2014 | Impact
Rachael Chong

With every horrific story of gun violence, we vow to amend gun laws so that they require universal background checks and ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines. Then, as the news coverage fades, so does our attention.

Philadelphia Considers Making Homeless People Criminals

Pat LaMarche | Posted 08.03.2011 | Politics
Pat LaMarche

Not everyone who panhandles is homeless but every homeless person will have a much harder time finding housing if their homelessness earns them a criminal record.

HuffPost's Greatest Person Of The Day: Gene Epstein, Founder of Hire Just One

The Huffington Post | Dominique Fenton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Every day on HuffPost, we'll be highlighting one 'Greatest Person'- an exceptional individual who is confronting the country's economic and political...

Cities of Service Takes off

Shirley Sagawa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Shirley Sagawa

September has been a big month for the service movement, with ten new mayors unveiling city service plans to local fanfare and ten additional mayors appointing Chief Service Officers.

Michelle Obama And Jill Biden Make Their Case In Hard-Pressed South Philly

Denise Dennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Denise Dennis

"Only one team has an economic plan based on the middle class, with a plan for creating jobs at home, comprehensive health care for all Americans, a long-term energy plan, a plan for investment in education, and for ending the war."