Our citizen engagement model helps city leaders to build more vibrant communities with support from their citizens.
With support from The Rockefeller Foundation, Cities of Service produced stories that highlight the Resilience AmeriCorps program in its first year. The Building Resilience Stories include 11 unique written narratives about the Cities of Service Resilience AmeriCorps cities and the New York Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery, which adopted the Resilience AmeriCorps framework in 2016. All written stories include photography from the field.
Since his first day in office, Mayor Ed Murray has talked about the need to create opportunities. Whether by increasing the minimum wage or expanding mandatory Pre-K education, the Mayor believes improving the lives of…
Engaging Boston is a service plan reflecting Mayor Walsh's vision for volunteerism and service across the country. By encouraging residents to come together to serve their neighborhoods, they will create lasting change in the city of Boston.
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Impact Volunteering is a strategy that engages citizen volunteers to identify and solve public problems alongside municipal government. Read the guide to learn how to bring this strategy to your city.
2016 was an exciting year at Cities of Service. This booklet provides an overview of our programs, along with highlights from cities across the US and UK.
With generous support from the Walmart Foundation, Cities of Service is launching a regional impact volunteering grant program for the Bay Area. Under this award, selected cities will address local disaster preparedness…
SNAP allows low-income families to buy food, yet millions do not participate in the program. The Cities of Service SNAP Ambassadors Blueprint increases access to nutritious foods and participation in SNAP.
Children who rely on school meals struggle to access healthy food during summer break. The Cities of Service Community Tables Blueprint helps these children access healthy meals over summer.