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Successful Collaboration a Critical Element in Community Engagement

This post was written by Elizabeth Miller, Communications Associate at the Knight Foundation. This is the sixth and final post in a blog series highlighting communities profiled in “Bright Spots in Community Engagement,” a joint report of  Knight Foundation and National League of Cities.  It showcases 14 U.S. communities that are building greater civic participation

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State of the Cities 2013: Strategically Balancing the Books

This is the sixth post in a seven-part series on trends and themes in local leadership. The National League of Cities’ 2012 City Fiscal Conditions report  projected a sixth year in a row of declining revenues for cities, and a 25 percent decline in ending balances (reserves) over the last four years. It’s clear that

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