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Moving Beyond Traditional Economic Development

As a FUSE Executive Fellow, Daniel Han (2018-19) worked with the City of Long Beach Economic Development Department to provide access to inclusive capital to minority- and women-owned small businesses in low-income communities. He created a comprehensive guide that lists...

FUSE Best Practices for Advancing Racial Equity: Three Ways Marketing Strategy Can Help Deliver Equitable Services

The Los Angeles County Department of Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services used private-sector micro-marketing segmentation practices to more effectively use data to target communities in need.

When the COVID-19 Crisis Hit, Here’s How FUSE Fellows Moved Into High Gear

FUSE fellows take on resilience support in health, housing, economic development, and more.

Beyond Shelter: San Francisco’s Holistic Approach to Caring for the Homeless

Improving health outcomes by considering all the needs of a patient.

The Lasting Impact of a FUSE Project

Culture change, collective learning, and catalyzing new ways of thinking are a few of the intangible yet valuable outcomes of our fellowship program.

Energy Efficiency in Water Utilities

The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) aims to reduce energy consumption and enhance operational efficiency. The FUSE Executive Fellow will analyze energy usage, identify energy reduction opportunities, and lead energy efficiency projects, ultimately transforming SWBNO into a more sustainable and cost-effective agency that better serves the community.

City-wide Composting for Environmental Justice

The City of Albuquerque, NM, has identified city-wide composting as one component of a strategic plan to increase its climate resilience and provide benefits to historically marginalized communities. The FUSE Executive Fellow will design a public-private composting program that reduces the City’s carbon footprint while providing economic and environmental benefits...

Designing an Inclusive, Accessible, and Green Lakefront Area

Cleveland’s North Shore on the coast of Lake Erie is one of the City’s best amenities. However, the current infrastructure limits accessibility for many residents. The FUSE Executive Fellow will engage internal and external partners to facilitate and advance major investment in multimodal transportation alternatives that promote more sustainable and...

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