CEOs for Cities launched the US Initiative for one reason: We continue to build too many of our communities – physically, economically, and socially – on an outdated set of beliefs. This is expensive, wasteful and puts us way overdue for a new American dream.
The purpose of the US Initiative is to bring into very clear focus how communities can deliver on five big (very big) ambitions that, together, can define a new American dream.
Those ambitions are:
The US Initiative was born out of two veloCITY sessions held last year in Washington, DC and Grand Rapids. It is made possible with generous support from The Rockefeller Foundation.