London, ON uses AI to fight chronic homelessness
London, ON is leading the AI charge with their focus on high impact, actionable & open source models. Listen to Ep. 14 of the Govlaunch Podcast to hear from Matt Ross on his team’s recent model to predict the likelihood of someone falling into chronic homelessness.
When striving for inclusivity, start with design
Digital accessibility is an area in local government where there is both a tremendous need and a huge potential for positive impact. And as local governments strive to be more inclusive, this must be part of the conversation.
Durban, South Africa emphasises harm reduction to address addiction
Durban, SA leveraged strong partnerships to provide services to its homeless population during the pandemic. The result was the country’s largest and most successful drug withdrawal treatment programme.
We chatted with Professor Monique Marks to talk about Durban’s shift toward a harm-reduction policy, and how cities can improve the lives of their most vulnerable residents.
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