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The City of Oakland welcomes its first cohort of Equitable Recovery FUSE Fellows, a fully-funded partnership with FUSE Corps to bring in executive-level fellows for one-year projects that promote equitable recovery and resilience.
Bruce Katz of The New Localism outlines five steps to coordinate federal relief and recovery investments, citing FUSE Corps as a key opportunity for cities to recruit talent and deploy it locally to intensely focus on recovery. Read the Full Article
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and FUSE Corps announced that Dr. Karterria Finkley will support the Bottoms' Administration's efforts to combat the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
City to Partner with FUSE Corps on Police-Community Relations, Workforce Development and Adult Diversion Programs
The Peduto Administration is partnering with the nonprofit FUSE Corps to host three researchers to work on community-police relations, job opportunities for students, and creating an adult diversion program to help keep residents from entering the criminal justice system.
Forbes interviews FUSE Corps fellow, Julie Lamba, who has built out the leadership development program for the Los Angeles Public Library. Read the Full Article
In his most recent article, James Fallows highlights FUSE as an example of an organization that “illustrates the creativity and energy with much of civic-level America in responding to a medical and economic emergency unprecedented in our lifetimes.” Read the Full Article
E. Aminata Brown, a FUSE alum who is serving as New Orleans Police Department's Chief Innovation Officer, is featured in this news story about creating the department's bold strategic plan to engage the community in tactics to reduce crime. Read the Full Article
FUSE alum Wilford Pinkney is featured in this story for his work to reform the criminal justice system in the City of St. Louis. Read the Full Article
FUSE executive advisor E. Aminata Brown is featured in this news story about gathering city leaders at an innovation lab to address juvenile crime. Read the Full Article
Despite advising on the advanced mobility section of Minneapolis’s Transportation Action Plan, FUSE Fellow Danielle Elkins didn’t start with the shiny technology, but instead with the foundational transit infrastructure that previous generations invested in. Read the Full Article
The Economic Development team from the State of CA and Vallejo FUSE alum Slater Matzke toured Mare Island as part of their Opportunity Zone prospectus in the City of Vallejo, California. Read the Full Article