Cities across America are taking the lead in mitigating the harmful effects of climate change by building resilient communities and developing regional climate mitigation solutions.
Starting this fall, the Obama Administration will take the next crucial step in the "My Brother's Keeper Initiative" (MBK) by issuing a challenge to cities, towns, counties and tribes across the country to become "MBK Communities."
People around the nation – and around the world – are noticing Austin, and that’s no mistake: the City of Austin’s Economic Development Department provides programs and services that lead the growth of Austin’s key industries as well as the speed of doing business in Austin. While there’s no “secret sauce” to be found, the City has developed a multi-sector strategy that has put Austin on dozens of “best of” lists over the past few years.
Thanks to the efforts of many diverse support organizations, the Kansas City region is becoming an epicenter for small business owners and entrepreneurs.
Two-part event in Savannah explores challenges facing local middle school students and discusses how afterschool programs and other resources are key solutions for keeping youth on the right track.
Under the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is accepting proposals from local governments for feasibility studies and modifications to authorized water resources development projects.
At every level, in communities of every size, leaders are recognizing the value of quality afterschool programming as a tool for expanded learning and enrichment.
The process for leadership and membership appointments to NLC's Committees and Councils is now officially underway.
Last week, the NLC Energy, Environment and Natural Resources (EENR) Steering Committee, chaired by Council Member Bill Peloza of Auburn, WA, met in Fort Collins, CO to discuss climate mitigation, adaptation, and resilience and to review and vote on policy and resolutions.
This week, city leaders from throughout the state of Florida, joined staff from the Florida League of Cities in Washington, D.C. to lobby federal policy makers on a variety of city priorities.