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The Climate Resilience and Urban Opportunity Initiative is focused on improving the resilience of low-income, urban communities in the face...

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October 28, 2018
We at The Kresge Foundation are heartbroken for the victims and families impacted by the hate crimes perpetrated at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh this weekend. The Anti-Defamation League, which Kresge supports, reminded us that this was the deadliest attack on the Jewish community in...
October 24, 2018
A new research report, “ Human Progress and Human Services 2035: A Scenario Exploration ,” examines what the future holds for human services in the United States, including how the sector will manage federal and state safety nets, government assistance, universal basic income, job training and...
October 19, 2018
On October 15 in Philadelphia, elected officials, policymakers, experts, business and community leaders from across the country convened to deliver insights, best practices and shared experiences into creating inclusive economic growth. Held at The Kimmel Center, ‘ Building Opportunity for All ,’...

The 2018 Climate Resilience and Urban Opportunity Initiative Grantee Convening took place September 25-27 in San Diego, California. This fourth...

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Materials from the 2017 Kresge Foundation convening of Climate Resilience and Urban Opportunity grantees, partners and guests that took place...

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October 18, 2018
Smiles, laughter, introspection, and more than a few tears graced a convening of more than 100 partners in Kresge’s groundbreaking Fresh, Local and Equitable (FreshLo) initiative last week as participants shared successes, challenges and positive impacts the work has had in their neighborhoods. It...
October 17, 2018
A bike trail, transformed into a community asset. An arts-based program putting citizens returning from prison on a productive path. A blighted freeway underpass reimagined as a hub of culture and commerce. Each is a tale in a powerful package of stories on Creative Placemaking’s role in urban...

Grantee Location

Grantee Location:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania



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