Urban Innovation

How Can Cities Make the Most of New Federal Actions?

March 16, 2021  • Urban Innovation & Shared Prosperity Partnership

On March 16, the Shared Prosperity Partnership, in partnership with the Aspen Institute Center for Urban Innovation, hosted “A Preview of Federal Actions to Support Inclusive Recovery in Cities” to explore federal funding, policy, and regulatory changes that affect cities, how to use these tools for equity, what lessons can be learned from the CARES Act, and how we align federal resources to local inclusion efforts. 

We are joined by:

  • Alan Berube, Senior Fellow and Deputy Director, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution
  • Bradford Davy, Director of Regional Engagement, Fund for Our Economic Future
  • Solomon Greene, Senior Fellow, Urban Institute
  • Ianna Kachoris, Senior Director of Policy and Advocacy, The Chicago Community Trust
  • Paul Young, Director, Division of Housing and Community Development, City of Memphis
  • Moderated by Chantel Rush, Managing Director, American Cities, Kresge Foundation
  • Emceed by Jennifer Bradley, Director, Aspen Institute Center for Urban Innovation


Slide Presentation & Specific Executive Actions to Support Cities by Solomon Greene, Urban Institute
Slide Presentation by Alan Berube, Brookings Institution