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National issues on a local scale: tackling the cost of living crisis 

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A New Way to Hear Your Community | Introducing Zencity 360

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Digital Engagement: Meet Them Where They Are

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A Community for Community Leaders: Zencity Hall

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Our Report on Public Engagement Barriers

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The Value of Community Engagement

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Zencity Stands with Ukraine

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To Win Federal Grants, Have a Community Engagement Strategy: Lessons Learned from the U.S. Conference of Mayors

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How city managers can support the mental health of residents & employees

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Large Urban Counties’ Priorities for 2022

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The Top 10 Local Government Conferences of 2022

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Tips to Increasing Resident Engagement with Community Surveys

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2021 Spotlight: The U.S. Cities with the Most Satisfied Residents

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Enabling Collaborative, Two-Way Community Engagement: Why We Acquired Civil Space

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Digital Civic Engagement as an Equity Solution for Cities & Counties

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Community Engagement for City Budgeting

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The Future of Recycling Programs and the Role of Community Feedback

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San Diego Police Department Partners with Zencity to Increase Community Trust

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Observations on the State of Policing from a Retired Police Chief

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5 Tips for Citizen Engagement in Local Government

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The Top Local Gov Podcasts of 2021

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Community Engagement is the Missing Piece to Your Performance Management

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The Catch-22 of Equitable Strategic Planning — and How to Avoid It

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Can social media help law enforcement increase trust? 3 trends that say yes!

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Can new messaging boost your city or county’s water conservation efforts?

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Is County Management Ready for Artificial Intelligence?

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7 Best Practices for Local Government Strategic Planning

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The top benefits of community policing to police-community relations

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We just raised $30M to help government leaders listen to their communities

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Creating a first-of-its-kind community engagement platform: Why we joined forces with Elucd

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A Return to Normalcy: Truly Celebrating Independence this Fourth of July

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Vaccination Incentivization is Sweeping the Nation

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Part III: Align your ARPA Allocation Strategy with Residents with the Right Community Engagement

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Part II: Why Citizen Engagement around ARPA Funds is a Must

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Part I: The Importance of Citizen Engagement to Effective ARPA Allocations

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The Top Technologies Shaping the Future of Law Enforcement

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Harvard Kennedy School, RWJF and Zencity are Joining Forces to Help 19 Leading US Cities and Counties Get Residents On Board with Vaccinations

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5 ways cities, small businesses, and residents have helped keep the local economy afloat during Covid-19

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Community Engagement Technology: Data Driven Decision Making for Human-in-the-Loop based NLP processes

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From CDBG to ARPA: An Overview of The COVID-19 Stimulus Package

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3 Takeaways from 2020 for Better County Management in 2021

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Elucd Joins Zencity: A New Era for Civic Engagement is Here

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A Message from Elucd Co-Founder and CEO Michael Simon

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Black History Month Spotlight: Carey Neal, Assistant City Manager, Lancaster, TX.

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Black History Month Spotlight: Mike Pegues, CIO Aurora, IL.

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Black History Month Spotlight: Mayor Lori Wilson, Suisun City, CA.

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Black History Month Spotlight: Austin Faison, Town Manager, Town of Winthrop, MA.

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Improve your Covid Vaccine Rollout by Addressing These Resident Pain Points

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Good Omens: the Biden Administration will drive local government forward

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Top Local Government Conferences to Attend (In-person or Virtually) in 2021

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Public Opinion on Vaccinations is Mission Critical

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How Cities Can Rise Above The ‘Same Ten People’ Challenge To Improve Citizen Engagement

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Zencity Wins Prestigious Global Smart City Expo World Congress 2020 Award

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Home for the Holidays: How Local Governments are Festively Supporting Their Economies

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Weathering the Storm: How Local Govs Can Balance COVID-19 and Severe Weather with Crisis Management Software

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How Local Governments are Bringing Halloween Back from the Dead this Year

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How Local Governments are Addressing Residents’ Concerns in the 2020 Election

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COVID-19 Crisis Management: 3 Lessons County Officials Have Learned on the Front Lines

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Election 2020 and Counties: A Guide to Overcoming Communication Challenges

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Back to School? Residents’ Top 4 Concerns About Reopening Schools During COVID-19

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Announcing New Funding to Help Local Government Leaders Make Data-Driven Decisions

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It’s All About the Money? How Local Governments are Listening to their Residents to Solidify their FY21 Budget

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[PR] Zencity Raises $13.5 Million in Funding to Help Local Government Leaders Make Data-Driven Decisions

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Positive Rollback – 3 Quick Lessons from California to Promote your Local Businesses and Increase Resident Support

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The Big Mask-erade: What do Americans Really Think About Face Masks and How Are Local Governments Getting Them to Cooperate?

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BBQ, Fireworks, and Masks: Understanding Residents Coronavirus Concerns this 4th of July

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Is the Count Half-Full or Half-Empty? How to Adapt Your Census Messaging During Coronavirus

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Monitor and manage reopening discourse data in your city with our Coronavirus Project Dashboards

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Green space, safe space? How cities are managing park usage in this new normal

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Coronavirus Economic Impact: How COVID-19 Has Notably Affected College Town Economies

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State of Confusion: Talks of Reopening the Economy Raise Questions and Objections in Georgia and Texas

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COVID-19 and Homelessness: California Residents are Actively Championing Aid and Support

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COVID-19 Volunteering and Donation Initiatives are on the Rise in U.S. Cities

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How Cities and Counties are Working to Help At-Risk Communities During COVID-19

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4 Best Practices for CIOs and Local Gov Leaders Amid the COVID-19 Crisis

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Stay Apart and Keep Strong: 5 Key Approaches Local Governments Have Taken to Adapt Services and Events During COVID-19

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[Updated Data] Coronavirus in US Cities: Residents turn their focus to honoring public safety officials and panic buying

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[Updated Data] Coronavirus in US cities: Residents’ key concerns turn to actions around community solidarity

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[Updated Data] Coronavirus in US cities: Residents’ key concerns this week are crime, scams and community resilience

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[Updated Data] Coronavirus in U.S. Cities: Residents’ key concerns in numbers

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Coronavirus Data from US Cities: Residents’ key concerns in numbers

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How are Zencities Getting Ready for Census 2020?

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Hurricanes, Tornados, and Flooding, Oh My!: How Social Media is Changing the Way Local Governments Manage Natural Disasters

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How AI Can Be Used to Tackle Homelessness

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What are the Top Best Practices for Effective Proactive Governance?

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What’s Trending for Mayors in 2019 at the 87th Annual US Conference of Mayors?

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BBQs, Fireworks & AI: How Technology Can Help Local Governments Manage 4th of July & Other Summer Events

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Upgrading Cities: How CIOs Bridge the Gap Between Cities and Technology

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Leveraging Data in Times of Crisis: Managing a Mass Shooting in Aurora, IL

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AI: The Tool You Didn’t Know You Needed to Save Time and Money For Your City

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What Do Your Residents Think About Your City’s Brand And Why Keyword Searches Can’t Help You Answer That Question

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Zencity Goes Live in Houston: An Interview with Houston CIO Jesse Bounds

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What’s the Best Approach to Managing E-Scooters in a City?

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How to Effectively Engage with your Citizens about City Proposed Ballot Measures

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How to Transform Resident Feedback from Negative to Positive in Your City Using Technology

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Data-Science Research Project Management Demystified by Zencity’s Lead Data Scientist

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The Top 5 City Tech Trends To Watch Out For In 2019

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Recognize Any of These? 4 Challenges City PIOs Experience in Managing Social Media

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Top 8 GovTech Experts You Should Follow

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Hey City Managers! AI Might Be The Tool You’ve Been Looking For

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What To Be Thankful For This Thanksgiving – City Managers’ Edition

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$6 Million In Series A Funding Will Help Bring Artificial Intelligence To Smart Cities

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5 Cool City-Sponsored July Fourth Events!

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Why Sheryl Sandberg & US Mayors Swear By The Usage Of Tech And Social Media In Connecting Cities To Their Residents

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Mother’s Day Special: Balancing Life As A Developer At Zencity & Being A Mother

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Making Data-Driven Decisions In The Age Of Big Data Cities

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Zencity Wins Innovate.AI Competition 2018

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How A Positive User Experience Can Help You Manage Your City

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Zencity Selected To Join Microsoft ScaleUp Program

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How Geolocation Technology Can Benefit City Managers

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Cities Are Missing Out On 87% Of Their Citizen’s Feedback On Social Media, And Here’s Why

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3 Reasons Why We Love Working With City Managers

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3 Main Takeaways From The US Conference Of Mayors

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Zencity Is A Smart 50 Awards Recipient!

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How Artificial Intelligence and Social Media Data Can Help Build Resident-Centric Cities

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Welcome To The Urban Revolution

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Why Nobody’s Using Your City App, And Why This Should Matter

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