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Kansas City: Winning Residents’ Trust By Asking, Listening, and Acting

2018 Certification Level: Silver

What Works Cities
Jan 25, 2018 · 4 min read
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Mayor Sly James not only attends every KCStat performance management meeting but also live-tweets from them as well.
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Some 800 dangerous buildings, like this one, are currently being demolished, an effort that got underway after residents identified it as a priority in a quarterly citizen survey.
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Local artists used city data sets to create paintings and other art work for The Art of Data exhibition, an example of the local government’s community engagement efforts.
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Mayor James and other staff share data on improvements across the city.

What Works Cities Certification

What Works Cities Certification is the national standard of…

What Works Cities

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Helping leading cities across the U.S. use data and evidence to improve results for their residents. Launched by @BloombergDotOrg in April 2015.

What Works Cities Certification

What Works Cities Certification is the national standard of excellence for well-managed, data-driven local government. Learn more: http://bloombg.org/2o72SzG.

What Works Cities

Written by

Helping leading cities across the U.S. use data and evidence to improve results for their residents. Launched by @BloombergDotOrg in April 2015.

What Works Cities Certification

What Works Cities Certification is the national standard of excellence for well-managed, data-driven local government. Learn more: http://bloombg.org/2o72SzG.

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