This essay was originally posted to Living Cities' blog on July 24, 2014.
At Living Cities, we spend a lot of time thinking about how to change the systems that consistently produce poverty, income inequality, and all their related disparities. One of our core beliefs is that the seemingly intractable problems facing cities today can only be addressed when decision-makers from across different sectors come together around a common vision to re-engineer the systems that produce these outcomes in the first place. This approach - also known as collective impact - is one that Living Cities has been testing in the social sector over the past several years. learn more