The St. Louis Equity Indicators Project, established through ISLG’s Equality Indicators, was selected as a finalist for LaunchCode’s 2019 Moonshot Award for Collaboration. Read more here.
April 12, 2019 | Featured, News
Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office Partners with CUNY Institute for State and Local Governance on Data and Transparency InitiativeMarch 21, 2019 | Featured, News
Revamping Agency’s Data and Analytical Capacity Will Improve its Practice and Allow for Better Decision-Making, Greater Accountability and Transparency; Program Fulfills one of Justice 2020’s Recommendations Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez, together with the CUNY Institute for State and Local Governance (ISLG), today announced a Data and Transparency Initiative that will improve the DA’s Office’s […]
March 19, 2019 | Featured, News
Arnold Ventures’ new community of practice seeks to accelerate pretrial research and reform New York, New York – Today, Arnold Ventures announced the launch of a new grant-funded community dedicated to reducing unjust and unnecessary pretrial detention. As an Arnold Ventures grantee, the CUNY Institute for State and Local Governance (ISLG) will join the National […]
New York City Political Leaders Selected for 2019 Lindsay Fellowship in Government Leadership and PracticeMarch 14, 2019 | Featured, News
Seventeen recently elected members of the New York City Council and State Legislature have been selected as 2019 recipients of the Lindsay Fellowship in Government Leadership and Practice, the CUNY Institute for State and Local Governance (ISLG) announced today. Named for former Mayor John Lindsay, the fellowship engages promising New York City leaders who have been […]
December 20, 2018 | Featured, Issues, News
Overall Citywide Level of Inequality Improved Slightly, With Positive and Negative Results Across Areas New York, NY – The fourth annual Equality Indicators report released today found that inequality in New York City has improved slightly overall from the 2015 baseline, with a mix of positive and negative results in specific areas, demonstrating the […]
October 3, 2018 | Featured
By Patrick Hart Late 2017 and early 2018 have featured a bumper crop of research emphasizing the importance of collaboration and coordination among community-based nonprofits. Recent research from MDRC, the Center for Promise, and the RAND Corporation all provide guidance about promising strategies for improving the effectiveness of partnerships between community-based organizations. All of the […]
August 31, 2018 | Featured, News
The Equality Indicators is a project of the CUNY Institute for State and Local Governance (ISLG). ISLG developed the Equality Indicators in 2014, with the goals of both helping cities advance policies and practices to reduce disparities in areas of greatest concern (e.g., economy, education, health) and increasing transparency and accountability around efforts to promote […]
July 10, 2018 | Featured, Issues, News
To make big impacts on jail populations, we need to expand who we think of as good candidates for diversion or release, and we need to speed up case processing for others who must stay in custody for public-safety reasons.
July 9, 2018 | Featured, News
Dallas, Oakland, Pittsburgh, St. Louis, and Tulsa Announce 2018 Equality/Equity Scores Working with the CUNY Institute for State and Local Governance (ISLG) and 100 Resilient Cities (100RC), in partnership with the Rockefeller Foundation, the cities of Dallas, Oakland, Pittsburgh, St. Louis, and Tulsa have taken significant steps toward addressing inequality in their cities. Each city, […]
ISLG Board Chair Marc Shaw Tapped to Co-Chair Advisory Commission to Recommend Reforms to New York City’s Property Tax SystemMay 31, 2018 | Featured, News
ISLG Board Chair Marc Shaw has been tapped to co-chair an Advisory Commission to Recommend Reforms to New York City’s Property Tax System, as announced by Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson.