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Engaged Cities Award Finalists

Meet Our 10 Finalists

Finalist cities demonstrated a clear understanding that local government works better when it is open to the ideas and talents of its citizens. They obtained support and feedback from their residents because of their strong belief that people know what’s best for their families and communities – and this expertise can be leveraged to deliver better services, solve public problems, and improve government performance and increase collective efficacy. Click here for a full list of finalist strategies.


Bologna
Italy

for its strategy to engage citizens in revitalizing public spaces.

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Boston
Massachusetts

for its strategy to engage citizens in creating a competitive gaming app for local drivers to improve traffic safety.

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Fort Collins
Colorado

for its strategy to engage citizens in creating an outcomes-based budget responsive to citizen needs.

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Hamm
Germany

for its strategy to engage citizens in transforming abandoned land into a community park.

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Helsinki
Finland

for its strategy to engage citizens in improving services for migrant youth.

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Huntington
West Virginia

for its strategy to engage citizens in creating healthier lifestyles.

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Mexico City
Mexico

for its strategy to engage citizens in creating the city’s constitution.

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San José
California

for its strategy to engage citizens in creative and cost-effective solutions for graffiti removal.

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Santiago de Cali
Colombia

for its strategy to engage citizens in reducing violence.

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Tulsa
Oklahoma

for its strategy to engage citizens in leveraging data to inform policy.

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Cities of Service Announces 10 Finalists for the Inaugural Engaged Cities Award