Elizabeth Glazer is the founder of Vital City. She previously served as the justice advisor to a New York City mayor and a New York governor and earlier as a federal prosecutor.
What to Do About Closing Rikers
In our first special report, public safety veterans Elizabeth Glazer and Michael Jacobson provide a detailed, data-grounded roadmap to close Rikers Island.
Our First Issue
This first issue of the Vital City policy journal is devoted to gun violence. It is one of the most pressing problems currently confronting New York and other cities, and has become ground zero in the war of ideas and ideologies about what makes us safe.
Shifting the Center of Gravity: How Civic Life Can Create Safety
Another approach can make a difference.
What is Vital City?
A new venture dedicated to advancing actionable ideas for enduring safety.