Universal Representation: Behind a Public-Private Partnership Effort to Defend Immigrants

Universal Representation: Behind a Public-Private Partnership Effort to Defend Immigrants

Providing vulnerable immigrants with legal representation dramatically decreases their chances of deportation. With the support of top funders, the Vera Institute’s Safety and Fairness for Everyone Network cultivates local jurisdictions to make that a reality in more places.

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Philanthropy’s Fixing Up Parks and Public Spaces. How Do We Know It's Helping Communities?  

Philanthropy’s Fixing Up Parks and Public Spaces. How Do We Know It's Helping Communities?  

Cities nationwide are mixing public and private funds to upgrade shared spaces. But what are the social, economic and civic effects? A funder-backed initiative is developing the metrics and data to find out.

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The Latest Push for Cities That Are Both More Sustainable and Equitable

The Latest Push for Cities That Are Both More Sustainable and Equitable

Community engagement is the name of the game for the latest round of matching grants from a group of funders who want to see more voices at the table in conversations about urban sustainability.

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Water Systems Are In Crisis. How Can Funders Help?

Water Systems Are In Crisis. How Can Funders Help?

Whether they are knee-deep in floodwaters or their tap water is unsafe to drink, millions of Americans face serious water challenges. A new analysis looks at ways philanthropy can address these challenges. 

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