The National League of Cities held its 2015 Congress of Cities in Nashville, Tenn., November 4-7. This slideshow highlights some of the best moments and tells the story of the conference through photo captions.
On Thursday, November 5, Vice President Joe Biden delivered remarks to conference delegates at the National League of Cities 2015 Congress of Cities.
Joplin, Mo., Councilmember and former Mayor Melodee Colbert-Kean was elected NLC president at the 2015 Congress of Cities and Exposition in Nashville, Tenn.
We've launched our Cities Lead 2016 campaign to encourage the candidates of both parties to discuss the urgent issues affecting cities — with a focus on the economy, infrastructure and public safety. Read more to find out how you can participate in the campaign as well.
The National League of Cities stands with Paris, Beirut and all cities affected by terrorism. Click here to read a statement from our president.
NLC today named its 2016 leadership and board of directors at the annual Congress of Cities and Exposition in Nashville, Tenn.
Over the course of 2015, NLC supported city leaders by connecting them to big ideas, research, grants and technical assistance, and to innovative leaders in the public and private sectors. The "Year of Connecting" was a year of results, bringing NLC closer to the goals outlined in the organization's strategic plan.
This new NLC project will provide technical assistance and funding to help cities broaden their financial inclusion efforts.
NLC announced that two companies, BlueLight and Ride Report, received the most votes for their civic tech solutions by more than 20 cities participating in the Multi-City Innovation Campaign. The companies, which were voted best among 10 finalists, will receive funding to launch pilot trials of their solutions in several cities participating in the campaign.
NLC and the Urban Land Institute announced that mayors from four cities – Birmingham, Ala.; Denver; Long Beach, Calif.; and Rochester, N.Y. – have been selected as the 2016 class of Daniel Rose Fellows by the Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land Use.