Everytown for Gun Safety will unite millions of Americans who will work together to end gun violence and counter the Washington gun lobby.
Feb. 27, 2014   |  MikeBloomberg.com
Children supported by Harlem Children's Zone programs discuss Mike Bloomberg's legacy as mayor of New York City.
 
Mike Bloomberg is leading the fight against illegal guns in the United States. Mayors Against Illegal Guns, a group he co-founded in 2006, has joined with Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and formed Everytown for Gun Safety.
Make Philanthropy a Lifelong Habit
New York Observer
Every day is an opportunity to make a positive difference in people's lives, and every morning I get up determined to make the most of it.
Bloomberg Plans a $50 Million Challenge to the Washington Gun Lobby
New York Times
Mike Bloomberg plans to spend $50 million this year building a nationwide grass-roots network to motivate voters who feel strongly about curbing gun violence.
Governments Have Failed - Mayors are the Future
The Spectator
With half the world's population living in cities, mayors are more empowered than ever to change the world.
Op-Ed: The Private Sector is Helping Stop the Flow of Illegal Guns
San Jose Mercury News
The debate over sensible gun policies remains stalled in Washington. But that hasn't prevented progress in the fight to keep guns out of the hands of criminals and other dangerous people.
Op-Ed: What We Owe America's Young Men
New York Daily News
America will never reach its full potential unless all young people have a path to reach theirs.
Can Michael Bloomberg's New York manifesto change the world?
The Guardian
Fresh out of office, Michael Bloomberg has broadened his sights to the lives of city-dwellers around the world.
Michael Bloomberg in D.C. to Push Immigration
Politico
In an appeal to House Republicans, Bloomberg made the economic case for an overhaul of the nation's immigration laws and said the country was at risk of losing talent from abroad that could generate jobs in the United States.
Michael Bloomberg Wants to Save the World
American Way Magazine
Bloomberg, who served as mayor of the most populated city in the United States from 2002-2013, has altered its character so deeply that his legacy will be aggressively visible to the next several generations of city dwellers.
Poll: New Yorkers Approve of Bloomberg Tenure
Politico
Nearly two-thirds of New York voters said Bloomberg's mayoral tenure was "mainly a success," 64 percent to 24 percent
Mayor Michael Bloomberg: The Exit Interview
Forbes
City Hall will never look like this again: The hive that is the "bullpen," with its desks strewn about the open space, and the staff - junior and senior - all buzzing around the the Mayor himself, who sits in the middle of it all, just as he likes it.
Coal on the Decline: 150 Plant Closures and Counting
Bloomberg Philanthropies
The Sierra Club and Bloomberg Philanthropies have reached a big milestone in their campaign to move the United States beyond coal.
We Need Climate Change Risk Assessment
The Washington Post
Mike Bloomberg joins Hank Paulson and Tom Steyer to launch Risky Business - an initiative to asses the potential economic impacts of climate change.
Cities are Leading the Way on Climate Change
The Guardian
Cities are the one level of government that has embraced the challenge of climate change with success.
Why Sandy Forced Cities to Take the Lead on Climate Change
CNNi
Cities are on the front lines of the battle against climate change. C40 Cities have taken more than 4,700 actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to the possible effects of climate change.
Top 5 Tips for Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur
LinkedIn
The following are some tips for becoming a successful entrepreneur based on my experience of building a company from the ground up, leading New York City as mayor, and founding a philanthropic organization.
Gabrielle Giffords Praises Bloomberg's Efforts to Reduce Gun Violence
Vanity Fair
To former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, the coalition Bloomberg is building is the best hope for safer communities across America.
Bloomberg's Traffic Ideas Will Shape New York City and the World
The New York Times
Since 2007, Mr. Bloomberg's charitable foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies, has committed more than $130 million toward traffic policy and road safety worldwide.
Mayor Bloomberg Wants Stanford Techies to Move to New York
Inc. Magazine
Mike Bloomberg said wouldn't be surprised if Stanford graduates started moving to NYC for its growing technology sector.
Never Get Lost in a Museum Again - Unless You Want To
LinkedIn
Bloomberg Philanthropies is committing $15 million to expand access to the arts through mobile technology.
America's Leading Digital Cities Come Together
LinkedIn
NYC and San Francisco will share best practices and lessons learned to help other cities grow their tech communities.
The Evolution of Mayor Bloomberg
The Wall Street Journal
Over the course of three straight four-year terms, Mayor Bloomberg has built a national profile in the areas of gun control, public health and immigration, even if he hasn't always prevailed.
For Bloomberg, Gun Control Fight Shifts to State Capitals
The New York Times
Mayors Against Illegal Guns has deployed more than 50 people across the country, building grass-roots organizations and dispatching foot soldiers to pressure local politicians.
This Is How the NRA Ends
The New Republic
For some time now, the NRA's power has been more a matter of entrenched wisdom than actual fact.
Mayor Bloomberg Keeps New York Humming with Thriving Showbiz Sector
Variety
NYC's entertainment sector has swelled by 30,000 jobs over the past decade to 130,000 total jobs.
Providence, RI Is Top City in Bloomberg Philanthropies' Mayors Challenge
New York Times
Mayor Angel Taveras won his city $5 million to help parents improve the vocabulary of their children.
An End to Polio? We're In
LinkedIn
Last year, fellow entrepreneur and philanthropist Bill Gates sent a four-page letter asking me and Bloomberg Philanthropies to support the Gates Foundation's efforts to eradicate polio once and for all. After getting up to speed on the issue, I sent him a two word response: "We're in."
Anti-Polio Campaign Gets Big Cash Infusion
The eradication of polio is tantalizingly close, and two of the world's biggest public-health philanthropists, Michael Bloomberg and Bill Gates, are joining forces to get the job done.
Making New York a World Class Tech Community
LinkedIn
New York is now home to the country's fastest-growing and most exciting tech communities, with more and more entrepreneurs choosing to locate their start-ups here.
$1.1 Billion in Thanks From Bloomberg to Johns Hopkins
New York Times
Johns Hopkins as it exists today is inconceivable without Mr. Bloomberg, whose giving has fueled major improvements in the university's reputation and rankings, its competitiveness for faculty and students, and the appearance of its campus.
Bloomberg's Washington Footprint Explodes
Politico.com
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has expanded his Washington footprint dramatically over the past two years, using his enormous clout and seasoned lobbying hands to push a nexus of issues that the White House and Congress are just beginning to address.
Bloomberg Wants to Change the GOP
WashingtonPost.com
Mike Bloomberg would rather rehabilitate the Republican party than oust it.
The Atlantic's Brave Thinkers 2012: The Bloomberg Way
The Atlantic
The mayor of New York on soda, why he doesn't worry about approval ratings, governing in the age of Twitter, and media.
The Food Visionaries: Mayor Michael Bloomberg
WholeLiving.com
Martha Stewart profiles Mayor Bloomberg's public health initiatives for Whole Living.
Johns Hopkins Hospital's Artful New Building
Architectual Digest
A gift from Michael Bloomberg ensures that colorful artworks are a major component of the design - and the healing process - at the Baltimore medical complex.
Op-Ed: Innovation Hotbeds
The Financial times
In cities large and small, municipal governments are generating new strategies to address local and national challenges.
Mike Bloomberg Leads Cities in the Fight Against Climate Change
Conde Nast Traveler
Mike Bloomberg proves that, together, cities can solve the great environmental challenges of today.
How America is Moving Beyond Coal with the Sierra Club
TIME
The Sierra Club's Beyond Coal program has made progress on its goal to close one-third of the nation's coal-fired power plants by 2020.
Mayor Bloomberg on Building a Culture Where Innovation is Prized
Forbes
Mayors and other local leaders have a ground-up understanding of the issues Americans face and, in many cases, they are championing innovative solutions.
Gates, Bloomberg, Others Donate $4.6 Billion To Family Planning
The Huffington Post
Event leaders said this sum could potentially prevent the deaths of 200,000 women during pregnancy and childbirth.
Johns Hopkins' New Hospital Sets Transformative Vision
The Baltimore Sun
The new Johns Hopkins Hospital, which includes the Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children's Center and the Sheikh Zayed Tower, is a symbolic new face of health care in East Baltimore. Mike Bloomberg heavily influenced the design of the new hospital by commissioning art and other refinements that add warmth, humanity, and a sense of sophistication.
Reuters: Bloomberg Charity Adds $220 Million to Anti-Smoking Effort
Reuters
Mike Bloomberg announced Bloomberg philanthropies is committing $220 million toward reducing tobacco use, bringing his total commitment to more than $600 million.
My Commitment to Giving
GivingPledge.org
The reality of great wealth is that you can't spend it and you can’t take it with you. For decades, I've been committed to giving away the vast majority of my wealth to causes that I'm passionate about - and that my children are passionate about.
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