While Providence's plan for helping parents to improve their children’s vocabulary was chosen as the winner of the $5 million grand prize, four other cities were also selected to receive $1 million grants to help kick-start their promising projects.
Other winners include:
“These five ideas reflect the most promising innovations that are emerging from city halls around the country,” said Mayor Bloomberg, in an e-mail, “and we’re excited to support them because they have the potential to be replicated in cities large and small. While Washington is paralyzed by partisanship, mayors are moving forward with bold new solutions to many of our nation’s toughest problems.”
To see the five award-winning pitches see this post in The Atlantic Cities.