A $100 million foundation initiative aims to foster urban resilience in the face of disaster.
Urban leaders offer a model for tackling big global problems that nation-states are failing to address.
The Trey McIntyre Project, an Idaho-based dance troupe, is choreographing a novel way to manage a leading-edge arts organization.
Investment in "hyperdense" cities is, according to one writer, the key to solving many problems that afflict US society.
Read an excerpt from chapter five of the book: "Fighting Today’s Poverty with Yesterday’s Policies."
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Common Ground helps reduce the number of people sleeping on New York City streets by opening residential buildings for the homeless and impaired.
The nonprofit sector has taken on the management of a wide range of heretofore government services. Some portions of mass transit should be next.
In the aftermath of the US housing crisis, Habitat for Humanity is working to build not just affordable homes, but affordable communities.
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The vast majority of neighborhoods in American cities do not "trade places." Instead, concentrated poverty and its opposite, concentrated affluence, are surprisingly persistent.