Topic: Politics and Public Policy

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Published January 2007

We have unique CED resources - websites, publications, case studies, videos, and more - in our CED toolbox.

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Published October 2014

Vision Smoketown is meant to evoke conversations with residents, policy makers, investors, business leaders and others about how changes in Louisville will impact the Smoketown neighborhood in the next 10, 20 or 30 years. More importantly, Vision Smoketown provides an opportunity for existing residents to have a positive influence in shaping the future of their neighborhood. This report focuses on Smoketown, a historically Black community in Louisville, KY, but may be useful to other communities looking to have greater influence in shaping the future of their neighborhood.

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Published March 2017

The People's Guide to the Budget was created to help Louisville, KY residents understand how their tax dollars are spent, and how they can change it.

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Published September 2016

The Caring Economy Campaign's Fast Fact Sheets are an invaluable resource for making the case for the visibility and value of the work of care in our economic system.

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Published June 2017

In this report, we introduce some of the key ways that cities can make a difference in the face of federal inaction on climate change.

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Published June 2016

This report provides an overview of the potential for IWM in cities from the big-picture framework down to examples of tools used by cities on the ground.

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Published March 2014

Cities should include local food as part of their economic development efforts, and this paper will help them do that.

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Published February 2014

Local governments have the opportunity to create healthy futures by divesting their funds – general, retirement, utility, pension, etc. – from fossil fuel companies.

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Published February 2014

This report's goal is to arm progressive local elected leaders and advocates with a range of effective policies that, if adopted, would make a significant difference in getting on that high road. They will be able to use better democratic organization to add value, reduce waste, and capture and share locally the great benefits of doing both.

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Published May 2015

This report offers guidance in balancing stakeholder interests and implementing rational approaches to parking policy.

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