Innovation & Strategy

Vision Statement
Make Aurora a city inspired by dynamic social entrepreneurs that connect economic activity with community benefit.

Mission
To pursue and support innovation designed to enhance delivery of public services which results in our elevated role as a strategic driver of the region.

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What We Do

"Innovation...is to see change as as opportunity..."

-Steve Jobs

Find Major Solutions

The Innovation Team will work with our city staff, community partners and citizens to investigate current challenges and plan and pilot creative solutions.

Lead Major Initiatives

The Innovation Department will house, manage and evaluate new city initiatives to which it generates prior to bringing them to scale and institutionalizing them within the city structure.

Foster Innovation (Innovation Ecosystem)

The Innovation Team will establish vehicles to allow for all stakeholders to participate in issue identification and idea generation.

Our Current Initiatives

Aurora Youth Council

Education Commission

Financial Empowerment

Interfaith Community Liaison

Thrive Collaborative Center