Bloomberg Philanthropies & Harvard University Announcement

New $150 million investment builds on the success of the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative and deepens Bloomberg Philanthropies’ and Harvard University’s commitment to supporting bol

Mastering the art of ‘possibility government'

Can government still solve big problems? In a new book, Mitch Weiss says it can—and explains what city leaders must do to get there.

Year in review: 5 bright spots in a difficult year

A year most city leaders would rather forget is winding down. It wasn’t all bad.


COVID-19 Scenario Planning Strategies

These are times of great uncertainty for local leaders. The questions for the future are big, complex, and existential.

How mayors lead: Emerging insights from the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative

Next week, 40 mayors from cities across the U.S. and around the world will start a yearlong professional-development program tailored to the challenges of governing a city.

When city hall can’t do it all: Building stronger partnerships

Whether it’s climate change, public health, homelessness, or any number of the world’s most critical concerns, cities are where some of the most promising public-sector innovations are happening to