Initiative builds on success of cities serving 7.5 million afterschool and summer meals from 2012-2014. Thirteen cities have been selected to be part of the project and an additional six cities will be chosen next month.
The National League of Cities is awarding 13 cities grants to create programs providing children with afterschool and summer meals. This effort will build on 7.5 million meals that were served over the last 2.5 years under the program.
NLC staff volunteered at So Others Might Eat (SOME) to give back to our community and provide meals to those who are less fortunate.
Eddie Holloway, the Dean of Students at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, will be hosting his session ”Best Practices in Political Decision Making” on Wednesday, November 19 at the Congress of Cities in Austin.
NLC's Public Safety and Crime Prevention Steering Committee met this month to discuss current issues facing cities and craft policy positions for the membership's consideration during NLC's Congress of Cities in Austin in November.
In recognition of the 40th anniversary of CDBG, the co-chairs of the Congressional Urban Caucus and a bipartisan group of supporters, introduced H.Res. 668, Supporting the goals and ideals of the Community Development Block Grant program.
NLC applauded recent efforts by the Federal Communications Commission to modernize and streamline the federal E-Rate program.
The Congress of Cities closing party at the world famous Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum will feature not one, but two outstanding, Grammy-winning Texas musical acts.
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."