Watch: Action Corps experts on getting to “yes” with City agencies

by ioby
December 21, 2016

Our newly-launched webinar series, Ask Action Corps, brings real-life challenges from resident leaders trying to implement a project to a panel of Action Corps experts. In these conversations, Action Corps members offer strategies, tools, and resources both local and national, to help leaders overcome common hurdles to getting good done. Our first Ask Action Corps […]

Learn from a Leader: Talk and draw with your neighbors about race, racism, and living together

by ioby
December 16, 2016

Want to start your own project but need some inspiration? Our new “Learn from a Leader” page profiles past ioby Leaders who succeeded in bringing more fresh food, active transport, green spaces, and other improvements to their neighborhoods. Read on, and imagine what you could do on your block!     About the project “Downtown […]

Ask Action Corps, a new lunchtime webinar, starts December 20th!

by ioby
December 9, 2016

Our new lunchtime webinar series, Ask Action Corps, is focused on addressing the challenges leaders sometimes encounter on their way to making positive change. The series is a conversation with ioby Action Corps (beta), our recently-launched initiative to connect project leaders with a network of experts for advice, support, and resources to help implement projects.   […]

Healthy Neighborhoods Challenge 2016 Update!

by ioby
December 1, 2016

This summer we partnered with the New York State Health Foundation to create the Healthy Neighborhoods Challenge, which promotes community health and wellness in nine neighborhoods and cities in New York — spanning 16 zip codes — including East Harlem, Hunts Point, Brownsville, Lower East Side, Mott Haven, Claremont and Clinton County. Through this first […]

Meet our new Pittsburgh Action Strategist, Miriam Parson!

by ioby
November 15, 2016

As we wrote to y’all last year, ioby began as a hyperlocal organization with a mission to support neighborhood leaders and residents making positive change happen where they live. Since our founding in 2009, we’ve become a national organization (meaning that anyone in the U.S. can use our platform and services), but we’ve also been […]