The Human Development Committee is responsible for developing policy positions on issues involving social services, children and learning, poverty and income support, employment and workforce development, equal opportunity, Social Security and seniors, individuals with disabilities, public health care, mental health parity, and immigration reform.
NLC's Federal Advocacy Committee members include local elected officials and city staff from NLC member cities and towns across the country who are committed to discussing and influencing federal policy that has a direct and profound impact on local government operations.
Angelia J. Washington
November 16-19, 2016
Agendas, topics for discussion, and additional background materials made available prior to each steering committee meeting.
Related presentations, including those given by featured guests at Policy & Advocacy Committee meetings.
Overviews of steering committee meeting activity.
Reference materials related to the Committee's policy work on Social Security reform.
Reference materials related to the committee's policy work on WIA reauthorization.
The National Municipal Policy is a compilation of federal policy positions and resolutions adopted by the full NLC membership at the annual Congress of Cities. These positions guide all of NLC's federal advocacy efforts and focus on federal actions, programs, and proposals that directly impact municipalities.
View the policies and resolutions crafted by and voted on by the Human Development Committee:
View the full 2015 National Municipal Policy book containing each of the policy committee chapters and resolutions on the NLC's National Municipal Policy page.