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.
NLC joins local governments, water utilities and industry leaders to call attention to the state of our nation's aging infrastructure, the staggering need for water infrastructure investments and the impact that such investment would have on local, regional and national economies.
NLC President Chris Coleman, Mayor of Saint Paul, Minn., released this statement on the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.
City officials, in their role as community leaders, can best relate local need as Congress begins a review of federal programs that equip state and local law enforcement.
To learn more about how your city can provide access to capital for small businesses, please join NLC at our upcoming training in Kansas City, MO on Oct. 8-9.
On Tuesday, September 16, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) will host a free, full day "Train-the-Trainer" event at their Washington, DC office to prepare interested city officials and staff in the DC, Maryland, and Virginia region to bring the new CFPB program Your Money, Your Goals to residents in their communities.
A desirable community actively ensures that citizens are highly engaged and are key drivers in community decision making. The needs and preferences of both the younger and aging populations is impacting local planners and city policy makers. It is essential that city leaders understand the shared characteristics of these populations in order to connect with, engage, and recruit the talents of these residents and soon-to-be residents.