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  • March 04, 2013

    Constituency Groups to Focus on Supporting NLC’s Legislative Agenda

    At this year's Congressional City Conference, NLC's five constituency groups are convening special sessions and events to host discussions on public policy issues and engage their leaders in expanding membership recruitment.

  • March 04, 2013

    Hiring and Evaluating the CEO: What Councils and Managers Need to Know

    Julia Novak, President, and Catherine Tuck Parrish, will lead the Leadership Training Institute seminar entitled, "Hiring and Evaluating the CEO: What Councils and Managers Need to Know" on Saturday, March 10, 2013 at the Congressional City Conference.

  • March 04, 2013

    Emotional Intelligence and Managing Conflict in the Workplace

    Dr. Neil Katz will serve as a presenter for the interactive Leadership Training Seminars, "Enhancing Council Effectiveness: Parts I & II," at the Congressional City Conference on March 10th, 2013. He writes about skills building in the area of Emotional Intelligence and Conflict Management.

  • March 04, 2013

    Sustainability Program to Support City Climate Adaptation Efforts

    NLC is committed to providing city leaders with the best information, tools and resources to take informed and timely action on climate change. To this end, NLC hosted a roundtable discussion on February 27, 2013 that brought together city leaders, national associations, non-profits, researchers and advocates.

  • March 04, 2013

    Columnist: Cities Breaking Free To Reshape Their Destinies

    Columnist Neal Peirce writes that cities around the world are increasingly breaking free of economic restraints, ideologies, and "standard" practices, and making moves to shape their own destinies.

  • Nearly 500 leaders from 57 communities recently descended on Baltimore’s Inner Harbor to discuss the tremendous progress that has been made nationally in building citywide systems of high-quality afterschool programs.
    March 01, 2013

    Community Leaders Celebrate Advance of Data-Driven City Afterschool Systems

    Nearly 500 leaders from 57 communities recently descended on Baltimore’s Inner Harbor to discuss the tremendous progress that has been made nationally in building citywide systems of high-quality afterschool programs.

  • Citi Community Development, an NLC Capstone Corporate Partner, together with PolicyMap, recently launched MyDistrictData.com , an interactive, web-based tool that provides on-demand reports based on economic, employment, financial, educational and housing conditions.
    March 01, 2013

    A Powerful Tool for Decision Makers to Access Current, Reliable Data Launched

    Citi Community Development, an NLC Capstone Corporate Partner, together with PolicyMap, recently launched MyDistrictData.com , an interactive, web-based tool that provides on-demand reports based on economic, employment, financial, educational and housing conditions.

  • March 01, 2013

    Fault Doesn’t Matter: Fix Sequestration Before Too Much Harm Is Done

    NLC President Marie Lopez Rogers, mayor, Avondale, AZ issued a response to sequestration going into effect today, admonishing Washington for choosing a take it or leave it approach over good governance and urging a quick resolution to the issue that allow for investments in human capital and physical infrastructure.

  • Reverend Al Sharpton, Host of MSNBC's "PoliticsNation" and Founder, National Action Network, will be this year's Celebrate Diversity Breakfast keynote speaker at the NLC Congressional City Conference. The breakfast is cohosted each year by NLC's constituency groups.
    February 28, 2013

    MSNBC Host Reverend Al Sharpton Will Keynote the Celebrate Diversity Breakfast

    Reverend Al Sharpton, Host of MSNBC's "PoliticsNation" and Founder, National Action Network, will be this year's Celebrate Diversity Breakfast keynote speaker at the NLC Congressional City Conference. The breakfast is cohosted each year by NLC's constituency groups.

  • February 28, 2013

    Call for 2013 NLC Ambassadors

    NLC is looking for enthusiastic members who would like to share their NLC experience with the next wave of city leaders. Could this opportunity be for you?