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Community Engagement
Innovator’s Journey: Celebrating Diversity While Supporting Local Artists and Businesses

Hear from the City of Grand Rapids, MI as they discuss lessons learned from Bridge GR, an event series championing economic vitality and diversity in their community.

Innovation & Culture
Should We Return to Normal? Antifragile Principles in the Time of the Coronavirus Pandemic/the Election/All of 2020

Kathleen Kennedy, Director of Innovation and Sustainability at Springfield Township, shares how her team used AFI Antifragile principles as a guide through uncertain times.

Performance Management
Teleworking for the Long Run?

Implementing Telecommuting Policies in Your Organization for the Long Term

Public Health
City of Alameda’s Parking Program Keeps the Unhoused Safe

Municipalities across the U.S. are grappling with how to provide services and shelter for the unhoused in their communities. The City of Alameda collaborated with Village of Love to provide an innovative safe parking site and one-stop-shop for human and housing services.

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The Alliance for Innovation connects local government thought-leaders through online discussion, in-person networking and events. Learn from your peers and share your own stories.

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Premiere Research

The Alliance for Innovation spurs innovation by disseminating information on emerging practices to local governments.

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