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How Philadelphia is Battling Poverty By Building a Robust Workforce

Government, community, and business leaders collaborate to build an innovative workforce development system. Continued

Designing A Patient-Centered Approach In the L.A. County Jail System

Creating a more streamlined process that improves the quality and efficiency of medical care of those who go through the L.A. County criminal justice system. Continued

How New Orleans Is Building an Open, Transparent Police Department

Responding to an expansive consent decree, the New Orleans Police Department is opening up its data, and building trust with the community along the way. Continued

Life After Jail: In L.A. County, A Systems-Wide Approach to Reduce Recidivism

Helping justice-involved individuals access the wraparound services they need most. Continued

In San Francisco, Video Series Raises Awareness About Affordable Housing

Highlighting the city's efforts to provide affordable housing resources for residents. Continued

In San Jose, Making the City a Classroom

The San Jose Public Library is rethinking how to integrate city facilities and services as learning opportunities. Continued

Four Ways to Build Strong Communities

Insights to build inclusive, forward-thinking communities that respond to residents’ needs. Continued

Transparency: That’s the Key to Equitable Government

The San Francisco Ethics Commission was established to Continued

Collaboration in Action: Here’s What it Takes

True collaboration is not just sitting in the same meeting together. Continued

Instilling a Culture of Innovation in Government

Designing an Office of Innovation to improve customer-centered services. Continued

Creating a Blueprint for More Equitable Growth

Helping the city's most vulnerable residents find jobs. Continued

Fueling a Startup Movement in the Breadbasket of the World

Ag tech, clean tech, and food tech can flourish in Fresno. Continued

Connecting Students to STEM Careers

Establishing a school-to-workforce STEM pipeline through public-private partnerships. Continued

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Advancing Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Bay Area

Tackling affordable childcare, parental leave, and explicit bias training for all city staff. Continued

Reimagining How to Fund Critical Infrastructure Projects

Creative ways to engage private-sector partners. Continued

The Road to a Winning Olympic City Bid

What it took to get L.A. the 2024 Games. Continued

Cleaning Up the Streets of Los Angeles

How L.A. Is using data, tech, and smart strategies, block by block. Continued

Mayors Unite to Take On Cities’ Challenges

Mayors take a stand on immigration, broadband access, community policing, the 2020 Census, and more. Continued

The Promise of Higher Education for Stockton Youth

A $20 million grant is the first step to help get Stockton youth to college. Continued

Why I Became a FUSE Fellow

To make a difference in the lives of others. Continued

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