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Engaged City Award Winners

Meet the Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Engaged Cities Award: Bologna, Italy; Santiago de Cali, Colombia; and Tulsa, Oklahoma.

The winning cities are combining bold mayoral leadership and the reach of city hall with the on-the-ground knowledge of citizens to address serious challenges. The incredible work of the three winners demonstrates what cities can accomplish when they are open to the ideas and talents of citizens. Each city will be awarded $70,000 to further the city’s efforts to engage their citizens to tackle problems.

Read more about the winning strategies below.


for its strategy to engage citizens in revitalizing public spaces.

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Santiago de Cali

for its strategy to engage citizens in reducing violence.

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

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