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Wednesday, April 10 • 11:00am - 11:45am
How Data Helps Build Hometowns Residents Can Count On

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Across the country, cities big and small are showing themselves to be leading laboratories of democracy. As with any effective lab, the most successful cities are grounding their practices in data and evidence. By doing so, local governments are uncovering ways to make public funds go further, improve city services, better meet residents' needs, and tackle challenges from affordable housing to public safety. Hear from What Works Cities Director of City Progress Zachary Markovits about the initiative's work helping hundreds of US cities build the most well-managed local governments possible—and why your city should join them.

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Zachary Markovits

Director of City Progress, What Works Cities, Results for America
Zachary Markovits is the Director of City Progress for What Works Cities, the nation’s most comprehensive philanthropic initiative helping local leaders identify and invest in what works. There Zach leads the initiative's work helping cities across the United States use data and... Read More →


Wednesday April 10, 2019 11:00am - 11:45am EDT
Violet Crown: Theater 2