To further our mission, the Initiative on Cities maintains multiple programs that support the work of advancing equity, resilience, and sustainability in modern cities.

Public Impact Scholars

Learn about Public Impact Scholars, a program that equips BU faculty across disciplines with new skills and knowledge to influence local and state policy and discourse for positive societal impact in regards to policymaking, research, and media engagement.

Safety, Justice, and Health Learning Community

Learn about the Safety, Justice, and Health Learning Community supported by the Initiative on Cities that focuses on the intersection of public health, community safety, and justice with BU Faculty and Graduate Students.

Visiting Appointments

Read about the Initiative on Cities’ Mayors in Residence, Visiting Scholars, and Visiting Fellows.