Meet the chief equity officers

An increasing number of cities are adding these equity- and diversity-focused executives to their leadership teams. Here's what they're doing—and how they're making a difference.

Data watch: Why we need better data to tackle vaccine inequities

A closer look at the numbers out of some of the country's biggest and most diverse cities.

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.

The right way to cut a budget

You don’t have to like austerity to embrace it. The key is to involve residents in the process.

10 of the top moments from CityLab 2021

Memorable conversations and inspirations from the first virtual and most global CityLab convening ever. 

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.

How better digital services can build trust in local government

Cities across the U.S. and around the world are finding that the tools of digital transformation—specifically, getting frequent feedback from users—helps put residents at the center of their efforts to improve services. 

Building a data culture in City Hall

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

Infographic: The Mayors Challenge, by the numbers

Ever since its launch in 2013, the Bloomberg Philanthropies Mayors Challenge has empowered city leaders from around the world to tackle their most pressing concerns.