The Network is on the ground with cities across the country. As we partner with local leaders to develop strategies to fuel their turnaround, you can read about our insights and learnings here.

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By Neil Kleiman

City-State Partnerships That Promote Economic Recovery

The Network’s review of city-state partnerships has identified five strategies through which states can effectively support the economic progress of cities.

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By David Eichenthal

David Eichenthal: Put Providence on Path to Prosperity

When Mayor Jorge Elorza asked the National Resource Network to assist Providence, he said the city’s economic future required a plan to put its fiscal house in order and address...

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National Resource Network and NYU Partner with Flint, Kansas City, Providence, and Waco to Provide First-Ever Local Health Data Dashboard

With funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Network and NYU are working to develop a first-ever dashboard for essential health data for U.S. cities

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By Seth Williams

National Resource Network Launches Massachusetts State Resource Network for Cities

MassDevelopment and the National Resource Network today announced the launch of the Massachusetts State Resource Network – the first of its kind in the nation.

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By Todd Fawley-King

Health Districts: Key Lessons for Municipalities and Partner Health Care Organizations

Lessons learned from the Network's recent research on and engagements related to the potential of health districts for economic development.

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By Neil Kleiman

Hidden in Plain Sight: Why California’s Economically Challenged Cities Matter

The Network's second policy report explores the importance of California's economically challenged cities to the state and federal government.

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By Neil Kleiman

Anchors Up: How Cities and Anchor Institutions Can Work Together For a Brighter Future

In a new Network report, research from twelve cities highlights the impact anchor institutions have had on their hometowns and ways cities and these institutions can work together going forward.

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By Abigail Rybnicek

New in the Resource Library: Network’s Responses to Recent 311 for Cities Requests

The Network highlights recent responses to questions received through its 311 for Cities feature on infrastructure, diversity in police forces, eligibility for social services and non-emergency numbers.

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By Abigail Rybnicek

Practical Takeaways for Cities at Network’s Second Peer Convening

The Mayors of Springfield, MO, and Waco, TX, reflect on their experience at the National Resource Network's Peer Convening and the lessons they learned and are already implementing back home.

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By Tricia Kerney-Willis

Kerney-Willis: Challenging Communities to Envision their Economic Future

The Economic Visioning Challenge awards prizes to diverse teams of partners that have generated tailored economic development plans for Las Vegas, Hartford, and Greensboro.

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