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Innovation & Culture
How Durham Provided Legal Relief to More Than 35,000 in Two Years

In 2018, the City of Durham, NC launched an innovative new program in partnership with our Courts, District Attorney, and multiple community partners called the Durham Expunction and Restoration (DEAR) program to remove barriers to employment caused by license suspensions and criminal records.

Technology & Data Analytics
Using 911 Calls for Service Data to Help Cities Evaluate First Responder Services

Do first responders’ services and scope of responsibilities align with community needs based on the types of calls for service coming to 911 centers? A newly launched study seeks to answer this question.

Innovation & Culture
Innovator's Journey Podcast

Our monthly 20-minute episodes highlight issues that are important to us ranging from crisis communications to affordable housing.

Innovation & Culture
Some Good Local Government News

The Alliance for Innovation presents SGLGN, bringing you positive news stories from local governments around the world. A production of Slate Communications.

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