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21st century cities

#Reinventing18
Conference addresses urban challenges, opportunities
Published Oct 3, 2018
'Reinventing Our Communities' conference, co-hosted by JHU's 21st Century Cities initiative, draws nearly 600 leaders, policymakers to Baltimore
The Kerner Report at 50
Reflections on race and inequality
Published Feb 26, 2018
Anniversary conference explores landmark 1968 findings on racial unrest
Data-driven look at city's business challenges
Published Oct 24, 2017
University and city leaders discuss recent report from Johns Hopkins' 21st Century Cities Initiative
21st Century Cities
How Baltimore can help businesses prosper
Published Sept 28, 2017
New report from 21st Century Cities Initiative examines how funding in Baltimore affects small businesses, economic growth
21st Century Cities
Urban policy projects get a lift
Published May 23, 2017
$200K in seed grant funding goes to research on mixed-income neighborhoods, economic inclusion, health and safety
Hearing their voices
New approaches for reaching Baltimore's youth
Published April 21, 2017
JHU's 21st Century Cities Initiative releases report based on conversations with young people in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray in 2015
21CC
Urban policy solutions
Published Jan 25, 2017
JHU's 21st Century Cities initiative offers new round of seed grants for urban policy projects in Baltimore and beyond
Urban renewal
Cities working for change
Published Sept 16, 2016
21st Century Neighborhoods symposium draws mayors, other leaders to Baltimore to share ideas on 'lifting up distressed communities'
21st Century Cities
Training in place
Published July 12, 2016
Federal employees learn how to tailor government resources to the needs of cities
A time for change
Conversation to action
Published May 5, 2016
Final Redlining Baltimore event examines window of opportunity created by new leaders, invigorated activism