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How a merger between Forward Cities and CEOs for Cities will aim to drive inclusive economic growth

Wealth inequality in America across racial lines is growing, particularly in cities. Here's how one organization proposes to tackle it.

From segregation to gentrification

Lessons from Seattle and Detroit: How city policies and NIMBYism lead to unimpeded market forces displacing poor people of color

Case Study: Detroit, Michigan

How can cities build inclusive local innovation ecosystems?

Black business owners share hard-won experiences


Detroit's inclusionary housing ordinance, explained

The ordinance that housing developments subsidized with over $500,000 in city or federal funds must include affordable housing.

Innovation Hub will eliminate barriers for new business owners

The Innovation Hub would be the center of innovation in Staunton bringing community members and business people together to rent office space side by side.


Leaders learn effective Post-Katrina strategies to help rebuild in Puerto Rico

Forward Cities Co-Founder Organizes New Orleans Visit for Puerto Rican Leaders to Learn Post-Katrina

Forward Cities' Co-Founder and a native of Puerto Rico, Denise M. Byrne, and ConPRmetidos took 33 leaders from Puerto Rico to New Orleans, March 1-2, to meet local leaders and institutions, and learn valuable lessons from their post-Katrina recovery work.



The Appalachian City that raised its taxes and grew

To support a homegrown artist community, Berea, Kentucky, asked residents to trust government. It worked.

With budgets tightening, there are still ways NC nonprofits can find success


Podcast: How cities are creating inclusive economies


Christopher Gergen will serve as CEO of the newly merged organization.

Forward Cities to Merge with CEOS for Cities

CEOs for Cities has announced its merger with Forward Cities to create the largest network of cities focused on inclusive innovation and economic development. Through this merger, Forward Cities now represents an alliance of 33 cities across the United States dedicated to creating a more inclusive, equitable, and resilient economy. It envisions a national network of metro and micro communities creating such an economy through the creation of new industries, enterprises, livable wage jobs, and revitalized commercial corridors.

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Former NFL Player and Author on Inclusive Competitiveness Joins Forward Cities

Forward Cities announced that Johnathan Holifield has assumed the position of Strategic Advisor for the initiative. He will serve as a thought and action partner to Christopher Gergen, co-founder of Forward Cities, who leads the multi-city, national learning collaborative.
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