NLC is now accepting applications for appointment to the 2015 Policy Steering Committees by the incoming NLC President Mayor Ralph Becker.
Even as Austin has grown, community leaders inside and outside of government have been the key to implementing bold ideas. This week, we'll look at two Congress of Cities mobile workshops highlighting some examples that can be modeled in any community, of any size, that has the passion to do so.
Join NLC and OpenGov’s webinar on October 9th for a discussion with leading government officials on how you can improve business intelligence, transparency and collaboration within your government.
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.