Elected officials and city staff from across the country gathered in Santa Clara, California, last month for a retreat-style training program aimed to strengthen and enhance their work as city leaders. The meeting was NLC University’s Annual Leadership Summit--designed specifically with local government officials in mind. This year's summit focused on leading through innovation.
Continuing our Congress of Cities mobile workshop spotlight series, this week we'll be talking about programs that address some of the most critical issues for our communities - waste reduction and sustainable water resources.
NLC statement following news that White House Director of Intergovernmental Affairs David Agnew will be stepping down this week. Although we are sad to see him go, we are grateful to have had the opportunity to work with him on the Administration’s initiatives focused on making cities better.
What is the big, hairy, audacious goal that would be a game changer for your community? A new initiative called Operation AmeriCorps helps answer that question.
Add depth to your conference experience by signing up for one or more of the pre-conference leadership seminars offered by NLC University. These seminars offer an interactive, specialized learning experience led by experts in the topic areas covered.
This summer, city leaders around the country have stepped up to take action on two of NLC’s top advocacy priorities: federal transportation funding and passage of marketplace fairness legislation.
The National League of Cities announces the formation of a network composed of business, policy leaders and city officials to identify the regulatory challenges posed by the disruptive technologies that power the sharing economy.
This September 24-26, the world’s most innovative city makers will converge on the District of Columbia—a city that has captured the spirit of creative collaboration like few others.
NLC with support of Wells Fargo is hosting a summit to equip local economic development and small business development staff with the tools and resources they need to connect small and young businesses with financing opportunities.
The ever-growing program for the 2014 Congress of Cities in Austin is now bolstered by four new workshops that have just been added to the website.