How cities are prioritizing equity in their vaccine rollout efforts

City leaders are taking strategic steps to make sure that communities hit hardest by COVID-19 have ready access to vaccination.

Sharing innovations that were created in crisis but built to last

A dozen city innovators share bold ideas borne from a difficult year that can help cities come back stronger than before.

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.

The Mayors Challenge—and the skills-building that comes with participating

The Mayors Challenge isn’t just a competition about big ideas. It’s also a process that helps cities build their innovation muscles.

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.

 

Helping city solutions spread: How we think about ‘replication’ at Bloomberg Philanthropies

Inside the foundation's thinking about how best to spread solutions to big urban challenges from one city to another.

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.

Crisis leadership lessons for mayors

Hundreds of mayors and municipal leaders from across the United States and around the world have been meeting with experts from Harvard and Johns Hopkins universities for guidance as they manage their cities’ responses to the global COVID-19 pandemic.