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.

Vaccines: How cities can support (and fix) rollout efforts

While mayors can’t fix the current scarcity of COVID-19 vaccines, they’re finding ways to beef up local distribution systems. The goal: to vaccinate residents at full speed and with equity front-and-center as supply catches up with demand. 

A mayors' guide to the COVID-19 vaccine rollout

While federal, state, and county authorities manage significant portions of the vaccine delivery chain, city leaders play key roles. This module of our COVID-19 Vaccine Toolkit provides an overview of what mayors should do to ensure an effective and equitable distribution of vaccines. 

February 3, 2021

How to communicate with the public about COVID vaccines

Mayors and trusted community leaders will play a critical role in encouraging residents to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Use this module of our COVID-19 Vaccine Toolkit to learn how to get your messaging to connect with them.

Vaccine data to watch

To achieve an effective and equitable vaccination rollout, mayors need access to meaningful, high-quality, and timely data. This module of our COVID-19 Vaccine Toolkit lays out what data local leaders need to track in order to make decisions and advocate for their city.

A Mayors Challenge like no other

For the world’s mayors, these are uniquely challenging times. James Anderson, head of Government Innovation programs at Bloomberg Philanthropies, explains how this year’s Mayors Challenge is responding.

Building a data culture in City Hall

Name: Harsha Mallajosyula Title: Chief Data Officer City: Paterson, N.J.

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.

 

How networks between cities can foster faster and better innovation

Cities are learning from each other in their responses to COVID-19.

6 lessons cities can learn from New Jersey’s cutting-edge innovation team

Beth Simone Noveck shares experiences driving new ways of working in state government and what city leaders can take from them.