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August 27, 2020 - The Guide to Remote Community Engagement is a collection of resources designed to support cities that want to create and maintain strong, institutionalized practices of community engagement during periods of remote working in an increasingly digital world. Posts include strategies for social media-based community engagement, steps for closing the digital divide, engaging non-English speaking residents, and more.

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August 26, 2020 - The Harvard Kennedy School's Data-Smart City Solutions connected with the City of Baltimore—a WWC Honor Roll city—and its Office of Performance and Innovation to talk about the transition to remote work, committing to racial equity, and how COVID-19 has required “hasty innovation.”

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August 18, 2020 - The town of Gilbert's Office of Digital Government received Results for America's second annual Sharman Stein Award for Storytelling Changemakers for its in part because of the team's longstanding history of creative and effective digital storytelling.

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July 31, 2020 - The Behavioral Insights Team (BIT), a WWC expert partner, shares how cities designed their economic mobility projects with local partners and set the right evaluation metrics.

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July 8, 2020 - More than 50 local government leaders and community partners from the nine participating cities participating in the WWC Economic Mobility initiative convened in a virtual conference organized by Results for America. Over the course of two afternoons on June 17 and 18, the cities problem solved with their peers and heard from experts in racial equity, workforce, housing, financial security, and child care.

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May 29, 2020 - To contain the novel coronavirus’ spread and protect residents, local leaders have had to act swiftly and decisively, underscoring the power of data to guide critical decisions. Read more about how cities across the country have leaned on the data cultures they have built in their response to COVID-19.

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April 30, 2020 - Maia Jachimowicz, Vice President for Evidence-Based Policy Implementation at Results for America, and Zachary Markovits, Director of City Progress at What Works Cities, share why the work started by cities in the What Works Cities' Economic Mobility Initiative to address economic disparities—even before the pandemic—is as urgent and as important as ever.

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April 28, 2020 - What Works Cities Executive Director Simone Brody shares her perspective on the uses of data during COVID-19, and Los Angeles Chief Innovation Officer Amanda Daflos shares what L.A., a What Works Cities Gold Certified city, has been doing to ensure a data-driven approach to their city's COVID-19 response.

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March 19, 2020 - Explore What Works Cities' regularly updated Local Government Response and Resource Bank to see examples of cities leveraging data to respond to COVID-19.

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November 4, 2019 - What Works Cities, a Bloomberg Philanthropies initiative, is partnering with the City of Durham Innovation Team and the Fines and Fees Justice Center to provide a new intensive, virtual workshop for cities that want to end the negative impact of driver’s license suspensions on their residents’ economic opportunity and well-being. The 10-week workshop, Ensuring Opportunity Through Driver’s License Restoration & Reform: What Cities Can Do Now, will be offered in an online classroom with an immersive, expedited format.

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