More than 1,500 city officials and local elected leaders convened for the Congressional City Conference to focus on and advocate for the federal policy issues that are important to local governments.
NLC and the U.S. Department of Education announced the joint signing of a "memo of understanding" (MOU) detailing a plan to strengthen partnerships among federal and local governments, schools, families and other organizations...
Across the country, as evidenced by initiatives such as Cities United, increasing numbers of local elected officials, entrepreneurs, foundations and corporations are working to realize the great potential embodied by men and boys of color.
NLC’s federal action agenda reflects the need for a new federal-local partnership to facilitate investment in our infrastructure and workforce. The agenda emphasizes the connected nature of federal action and local economic efforts.
Sixteen cities and counting are participating in the recently announced Homeless Veteran Leadership Network to end veteran homelessness by 2015.
NLC recognized eight cities for implementing programs that enhance and promote cultural diversity in their communities at the “Celebrate Diversity Breakfast."
NLC’s CHAMPS initiative convened 15 cities to share best practices for addressing childhood hunger through federal meal programs.
Re-Engage Dubuque, a partnership between city leaders, educational institutions and community organizations, works to connect high school dropouts to alternative educational options.