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  • New Report Analyzes Budget Practices and Transparency of All 50 States

    November 2, 2017 | Featured, News

    As state and local expenditures are equivalent to more than one-fifth of the United States GDP, this report–Truth and Integrity in State Budgeting: What Is the Reality–arrives at an important time. In examining and grading the budgeting and transparency practices of all 50 U.S. states, the new report also highlights states with the most effective […]

  • City Council Likely to Have Fewer Women Members after Election Day

    October 31, 2017 | Featured, News

    The gender gap on the City Council is likely to continue to widen, with female representation dropping to as low as 23.5 percent after the election next week, according to an analysis by the CUNY Institute for State and Local Governance (ISLG). While women account for 52 percent of New York City’s population, only 47 […]

  • To Govern for the Good

    September 22, 2017 | Featured, News

    The latest issue of CUNY Matters, the University publication about the people and programs of The City University of New York, profiles the work of ISLG. AT TIME OF DEEPLY POLARIZED NATIONAL POLITICS, a rare point of bipartisan agreement is the need to change decades of policies that have made the United States the most […]

  • Equality Indicators Expands to Five Cities Across the Country

    June 7, 2017 | Featured, News

    CUNY ISLG Working with Dallas, Oakland, Pittsburgh, St. Louis, and Tulsa to Measure and Track Equality Among Residents The CUNY Institute for State and Local Governance (ISLG), in partnership with the Rockefeller Foundation and 100 Resilient Cities (100RC), announced the selection of five cities to receive support to develop a tool to track progress towards […]

  • May Narrowing the Gap: Senior Access to Preventive Healthcare

    May 16, 2017 | Featured, News

    In the latest issue of Narrowing The Gap, we draw on the 2016 Equality Indicators and other data to explore some of the issues that seniors face in accessing preventive healthcare, including income and insurance status.

  • April Narrowing The Gap

    April 7, 2017 | Featured

    In this issue, we explore the limited transit options for people with a physical disability. Read it here.

  • Commission on New York City Criminal Justice and Incarceration Reform Releases Report Calling for Closure of Rikers Island

    April 2, 2017 | Featured, News

    Commission on New York City Criminal Justice and Incarceration Reform Releases Report Calling for Closure of Rikers Island CUNY ISLG Executive Director Michael Jacobson Led a Subcommittee Developing a Plan to Develop a Smaller, More Humane and Effective Jail System Today, the Independent Commission on New York City Criminal Justice and Incarceration Reform released its […]

  • District Attorney Vance Announces $15 Million in Funding to Enhance Reentry Services in New York City

    March 29, 2017 | Featured, News

    Investment to Support Existing Service Providers and Spur New Programming Through “Reentry Innovation Challenge” District Attorney’s Office Also Funding Contract to Create Blueprint for New Manhattan Criminal Court Resource Center New Requests for Proposals Available at CJII.org   Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., today announced two significant investments aimed at creating innovative programming […]

  • District Attorney Vance Invests $58 Million in Youth and Families to Prevent Crime

    February 27, 2017 | Featured, News

    $45.9 Million Awarded to Create and Construct Five Neighborhood-Based “Youth Opportunity Hubs” Additional $12 Million Awarded to Expand Existing Family and Youth Development Programs  100 Organizations in Four Underserved Neighborhoods to Benefit From Investments Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., today announced the investment of $45.9 million to create and construct five “Youth Opportunity […]

  • February Issue Of Narrowing The Gap

    February 2, 2017 | Featured, News

    Racial and Ethnic Minorities are the focus of February’s Narrowing The Gap. Click here to read it.