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Navigating moral leadership challenges

This resource is designed to help civil servants and students of public leadership and public policy address highly sensitive moral leadership challenges.

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Create art on roads and in public spaces

The Bloomberg Associates Asphalt Art Guide features successful plaza and roadway art activations around the world, as well as key steps and tips for developing such projects.

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.

Failing forward in local government

Failure is at the root of any successful innovation project, but local governments' ability to identify, learn from, and do something about failures are limited by budgeting and longstanding cultures of risk aversion. We know that cities will need to innovate if they are to meet the great challenges of our time -- this project aims to help them actually translate innovation to impact. 

The Centre for Public Impact and the Aspen Institute Center for Urban Innovation are working together to understand how local governments can fail forward and are supporting cities as they catalyze cultures of innovation. 

Local strategies to accelerate economic mobility

Many factors have contributed to stagnant and declining rates of economic mobility. But local governments can make a significant impact in improving lifetime outcomes for their residents. To help, our partners at Results for America have created the Economic Mobility Catalog. Designed elevate policies and programs proven to boost economic mobility, the Catalog helps cities accelerate change in their communities.

Case Studies: Examples of Excellence in Data and Evidence

What does excellence look like in data and evidence? These case studies from the Centers of Civic Impact at Johns Hopkins University highlight great examples from real projects across a variety of types of work.