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Rockefeller Foundation pledges $10m to promote inclusive growth in 10 US cities

Rockefeller Foundation pledges $10m to promote inclusive growth in 10 US cities

A new collective will take a “place-based approach” to creating economic equity for low-wage workers through structural and systemic change in 10 locations across the US.

Baltimore launches first-of-its-kind Health Corps to help those hardest hit by Covid-19

Baltimore launches first-of-its-kind Health Corps to help those hardest hit by Covid-19

More than 300 residents who are currently jobless are being recruited to help address the city’s interconnected economic and public health crisis resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.

City resilience officers form global coalition for recovery

City resilience officers form global coalition for recovery

The Global Resilient Cities Network’s initiative offers a platform to cities and other urban centres to engage in short- and long-term planning for a sustained, resilient recovery.

Chief resilience officers announce the Global Resilient Cities Network

Chief resilience officers announce the Global Resilient Cities Network

It is comprised of member cities and experts from the former 100 Resilient Cities programme and supports a community of resilience practitioners in 98 cities and 40 countries.

Rockefeller Foundation awards $3.7m to boost opportunity zones initiative

Rockefeller Foundation awards $3.7m to boost opportunity zones initiative

Initiative aims to help cities build a pipeline of projects and small business investments that move beyond the early stages of planning and attract private investment in economically distressed areas.

Rockefeller Foundation launches new Climate and Resilience initiative

Rockefeller Foundation launches new Climate and Resilience initiative

The organisation is committing an initial $8 million to continue supporting the work of chief resilience officers and member cities within the 100 Resilient Cities Network.