An Initiative for Massachusetts Smaller Cities
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Our Goal  ADvancing & Supporting

The Working Cities Challenge is an initiative led by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston with a twofold goal: to advance collaborative leadership in Massachusetts smaller cities and to support ambitious work to improve the lives of low-income people in those cities.

Challenge Highlights

January 15, 2014
Winners Announced

October 4, 2013
Working City Profiles
Proposals, city data, and downloadable images



Watch the Working Cities Video

Watch Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's Video Message for the Working Cities Celebration