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How Could Cities Better Connect All Their Residents to Economic Opportunity?

2014 Group Blogging Event

On May 12, 2014, Meeting of the Minds and Living Cities invited civic-minded leaders across sectors to participate in a group blogging event focused on the question:

“How could cities better connect all their residents to economic opportunity?”

Bloggers were asked to write their response to the prompt and publish it on their website at exactly 9am, local time, on May 12, 2014. 64 bloggers participated. Their responses are listed below.

Participants


Ben Hecht

President and CEO, Living Cities



Neil Kleiman & Stephen Goldsmith

New York University & Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government



Claire Nelson

Publisher, Model D, UIX Detroit



Ken Thompson

Senior Program Officer in the Pacific Northwest Initiative, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation



Ben Starrett

Executive Director, Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities



Jonathan Reckford

CEO, Habitat for Humanity International



Margery Turner

Senior Vice President for Program Planning and Management, Urban Institute



Amy Chung and Juan Sebastian Arias

Living Cities



Sean Daniel Murphy

President and Managing Director, Fund Good Jobs



Charles Rutheiser

Senior Associate in Center for Community and Economic Opportunity, Annie E. Casey Foundation



MarySue Barrett

President, Metropolitan Planning Council



Justin Bibb

Director of Strategy & Sales, Conduit Global



Brooks Rainwater

Director of the City Solutions and Applied Research Center, National League of Cities



Russ Vanos

Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, Itron



Todd Vogel

Managing Director, Loom, a foundation



Matthew Roling

Director of Business Development, Rock Ventures



Michael Mehaffy

Executive Director, Sustasis Foundation



Jessie Feller

Executive Director, Meeting of the Minds



Kirk T. Steudle

Director, Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT)



Gordon Feller

Director, Cisco



Meghna Tare

Director of Sustainability, University of Texas at Arlington



Julie Fossitt

Marketing Manager, Cultural Services, City of Kingston, Ontario



Edmundo Werna & Andres Mella

International Labor Office



Charles A. Hayes

President & CEO, Research Triangle Regional Partnership



Alan Mountjoy

Planner / Architect, NBBJ



Anne Schwieger

Founder, Digital Equity Project



Shaina Kandel

Staff Writer, CityMinded.org



David Auerbach

Co-founder, Sanergy



Mark Skinner

Director, Regional Innovation Acceleration Network (RIAN)



Dan Gilmartin

Executive Director & CEO, Michigan Municipal League



Lisa Donovan

Communications Coordinator, Michigan Municipal League



Kristen Jeffers

Founder and Editor-in-Chief, The Black Urbanist



Leslie Lynn Smith

President and CEO, TechTown Detroit



Margie Caust

Consultant, Urban Collaboration, Ltd



Zach Leverenz

Chief Executive Officer, EveryoneOn



Jason Perkins-Cohen

Executive Director, Job Opportunities Task Force



Significance Labs



Matt Carmichael

Editor, Livability.com



Hollie Russon-Gilman, Laurenellen McCann & Georgia Bullen

Open Technology Institute



Jesse Berst

Founding Chairman, Smart Cities Council



Aaron M. Renn

Founder, Analyst, Urbanophile.com



Doug Newcomb

Car Technology Writer, Expert, Consultant, DougNewcomb.com



Katherine Takai

Project Manager, International City/County Management Association (ICMA)



Chris Dorle

Strong Cities, Strong Communities Fellow, Detroit Future City (DFC) Implementation Office



Bradford Frost

Director, Detroit Corridor Initiative



Rich Michos

Vice President, Smarter Cities, IBM



Jorge Luis Lopez

Government Affairs Attorney, Miami



Margot Kane

Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, Calvert Foundation



Institute for Transportation & Development Policy



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Marsha Druker

Marketing Communication Specialist, Mircom



Greg Delaune

CEO and Co-founder, UIX Global



Kim Zeuli

Senior Vice President, Initiative for a Competitive Inner City



Josh Harman

Program Manager, CleanTECH San Diego



Cathy Lewis Long

Executive Director, The Sprout Fund



Anne Laure Desjardins

Paris Region International Mission Enterprise (PRIME)



Fares Ksebati

Fellow, Challenge Detroit



Susanne Seitinger

City Innovations Manager, Philips Color Kinetics



Heidi Goldberg

Program Director for Early Childhood & Family Economic Success, National League of Cities Institute for Youth, Education, and Families



Kim Davis

Editor-in-Chief, Future Cities



Pete Saunders

Urban Planning Consultant, Chicago-based



Ian Delaney

Journalist, Here.com



Sarah Craft

Information & Policy Research Program Coordinator, Michigan Municipal League



Stewart Sarkozy-Banoczy

Managing Director & Partner, Context Partners



Ilana Preuss

Chief of Staff, Smart Growth America


Details

Date:
May 12, 2014
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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