Our new analysis of local economic conditions uncovers dual realities in cities where, even as conditions improve, persistent challenges prevent the benefits of this growth from reaching many.
NLC President Ralph Becker visited the nation's capital to push for support of two major NLC legislative priorities: the Remote Transactions Parity Act and the DRIVE Act. View a slideshow for an insider's look into the mayor's conversations with lawmakers on Capitol Hill, and read all about last month's extensive advocacy efforts.
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer will deliver the keynote address, titled “Reimagining and Remaking the City Beautiful,” at the NLC University Leadership Summit in Orlando, Fla., Sept. 16-19.
Recent events present a new opportunity for our country to respond to racism and inequality. NLC is proud to unveil a new initiative — Race, Equity And Leadership (REAL) — to equip its membership with the capacity to address the historical, systemic and structural barriers to racial equity.
NLC has two new resources to support city leaders in helping to achieve better youth outcomes and improve public safety. These resources are provided through NLC’s ongoing partnership with the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s Models for Change initiative.
This guide highlights potential strategies and promising city approaches for reducing the persistent disparities between black males and their peers in the areas of education, work and family.
Nashville has announced a lineup of high-impact mobile workshops that will feature innovative and successful initiatives at the NLC Congress of Cities and Exposition, Nov. 4-7. The mobile workshops will provide NLC delegates a close, inside look at a range of public and public/private efforts that contribute to Nashville's success.
In the second installment of a new series, the State and Local Legal Center's Lisa Soronen applies a city lens to the recent Supreme Court rulings.