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.
During this week’s Congressional City Conference, local elected officials from more than 100 cities, villages and towns signed on to NLC’s letter to Capitol Hill, calling on Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform legislation.
Today at the Congressional City Conference in Washington, the National League of Cities (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 with the goal to advance learning, enhance student engagement and improve schools.
National League of Cities (NLC) today recognized eight cities for implementing programs that enhance and promote cultural diversity in their communities at the “Celebrate Diversity Breakfast” during NLC’s Congressional City Conference in Washington.
Sixteen Cities Participate in “Homeless Veteran Leadership Network,” Pledge to End Veteran Homelessness in 2015.
Re-Engage Dubuque, a partnership between city leaders, educational institutions and community organizations, works to connect high school dropouts in Dubuque, Iowa to alternative educational options and post-secondary education. NLC’s YEF Institute provides support to Dubuque and other re-engagement sites in cities across the country.
NLC’s Cities Combating Hunger through Afterschool and Summer Meal Programs (CHAMPS) initiative recently held a meeting in Nashville, Tenn. where 15 cities shared best practices for addressing childhood hunger and accessing federal meal programs.
Following passage of the Flood Insurance Affordability Act (H.R. 3370) by the U.S. House of Representatives earlier today, National League of Cities (NLC) Executive Director Clarence Anthony released the following statement.
After President Barack Obama released his budget proposal for FY2015 earlier today, National League of Cities (NLC) Executive Director Clarence Anthony issued this statement.
NLC University will host 11 training seminars on March 8 and 9 at the Congressional City Conference in Washington, D.C. The Congressional City Conference is an annual convening of elected officials, city, and state league staff centering on policy and advocacy issues that offers attendees the opportunity to advocate for federal priorities on Capitol Hill.