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City Vitals

CityVitals, developed by Portland-based economist Joseph Cortright in partnership with CEOs for Cities, lays out the rationale for the things cities must be really good at doing today and a new set of metrics, 20 in all, to measure their progress.

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The Connected City - Cluster Workshop

Cross-sector strategies for connecting your city's most distinctive assets. This highly interactive workshop will give you insights and tools for making your city more connected and distinctive. Hosted in Cleveland, Ohio June 18 - 20, 2014.

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Green Dividend

Americans could earn a “Green Dividend” of $31 billion a year by driving just one mile per day less than they do now. Less driving means more money in the hands of local consumers; unlike spending on automobiles and fuel — most of which leave the local community immediately—alternative spending can have a much bigger local economic impact.

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Talent Dividend Meeting

The fourth annual Talent Dividend Meeting in Los Angeles, California was held April 6-8, 2014. The meeting  recognized the hard work of cities, organizations, and partners in the Talent Dividend Network. During the meeting we explored the themes of Cross Sector Collaboration, College Completion Assistance, Target Population Assistance, Program Implementation, and Workforce Readiness, among others.

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American's can earn the “Green Dividend” of $31 billion a year by driving just one mile per day less than they do now.

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City Vitals benchmarks city/regional performance in the four areas most vital to CITY success: Connections, Innovation, Talent, and Your distinctiveness.

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Becoming a member in CEOs for Cities makes you part of a national movement to keep America globally competitive by strengthening our cities.

Over the past several months we’ve been working to restructure our membership benefits and costs in order to provide the most value for our members. We’ve lowered our membership dues and further increased our membership value, and we’ve been overwhelmed with the positive response from both current and new members.

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Posted by admin on March 10, 2014

Colleges and universities have recognized their potential to be the heart of their respective cities and to serve a greater purpose than mere education.

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As Americans grapple with a wide range of societal problems like obesity and other health issues, traffic gridlock and reduced family time, and socially isolated city-centers, we might stop to ask how we got this way and how we can change.

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