University of Zambia

Lusaka Sustainability Programme Website | Coming soon The Lusaka Sustainability Programme (LSP) was launched in 2017. It is now a city-wide effort. University of Zambia works closely with Departments of City Planning, Department of Housing and Social Services and plans exist to involve all Departments in the City Council. In its first full academic year […]

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University of Nairobi

EPIC The University of Nairobi in partnership with Nairobi County have joined efforts to advance sustainability and resilience using the EPIC model. Nairobi County is experiencing rapid population explosion, coupled with road expansion and increase in motorization. This current state of affairs does not reflect prioritization of non-motorized transport, particularly, walking. Therefore, residents of Nairobi […]

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University of Washington

Livable City Year Website |www.washington.edu/livable-city-year Livable City Year (LCY) links University of Washington students and faculty with a Washington city or other regional government for an entire academic year, partnering to address the city’s sustainability and livability goals by engaging students and classes across the university. The program helps cities accomplish critical projects in an […]

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University of Oregon

Sustainable City Year Program Website |sci.uoregon.edu/sustainable-city-year-program The Sustainable City Year Program (SCYP) harnesses the innovation and energy of University of Oregon students and faculty to provide ideas that will address critical projects, and support progressive and sustainable initiatives. This working relationship puts university talent to work to strengthen Oregon communities Our work addresses sustainability issues […]

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University of Minnesota

Resilient Communities Project Website |rcp.umn.edu The Resilient Communities Project (RCP) is an award-winning, cross-disciplinary program at the University of Minnesota that supports one-year partnerships between the University and communities in Minnesota to advance local sustainability and resilience. Our mission is to connect communities with the students and faculty at a world-class teaching and research institution to Build local capacity around […]

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University of Colorado Denver

CityCenter Website | https://www1.ucdenver.edu/centers/city-center The CityCenter (formally known as the Hometown Colorado Initiative (HCI)) provides campus-wide community engagement for primarily graduate-level students in multiple disciplines. Currently housed within CU Denver’s College of Architecture and Planning, HCI builds upon an existing effort at the Colorado Center for Community Development to provide students with real world experience. […]

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Florida Atlantic University

Partnership for Sustainable Communities Website |cues.fau.edu/partnership The FAU Partnership for Sustainable Communities (pilot program) is an initiative of the Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions (CUES) within Florida Atlantic University’s School of Urban and Regional Planning. The FAU Partnership addresses challenges and goals identified by Florida communities with university capacity in ways that aim to […]

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Boston University

MetroBridge Website |www.bu.edu/ioc/metrobridge The MetroBridge program at the Initiative on Cities is a new approach to bridging the needs of local government with the capacities at Boston University. Every city or town has a wish list of projects to complete, but they don’t always have the time or capacity to address all of them. MetroBridge […]

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Arizona State University

Project Cities Website | projectcities.asu.edu Project Cities is a university-community partnership. Through the program, sustainability faculty and students pair with a city to co-create strategies for better environmental, economic and social balance in the places we live. Students from multiple disciplines research difficult problems chosen by the city and propose innovative sustainability solutions that enable the […]

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