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White populations grew in America’s largest cities from 2010 to 2014, with Millennials leading the way.
Young people are flocking to the city for its cheap homes and budding hipster scene, according to housing data.
‘What Works Cities,’ an expanding Bloomberg Philanthropies program, aims to create maturity models for municipal governments, using data to ‘get a better picture of what good looks like.’
“We want to refocus the conversation,” says Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. And infrastructure funding and mental health care are among the top issues for the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
Critics say the move will prevent black residents from getting voting ID documents. But the impacts will have other consequences.
Tired of municipal websites structured like city halls, Beantown is soliciting user feedback to create an ever-evolving experience.
One subtle lesson from the Code for America summit: Effective innovation doesn’t always require a big shift in mindset or a bold transformational idea.