NLC recognized the efforts of nearly 460 mayors, city council members, county commissioners and other local elected officials nationwide for their commitment to achieving health and wellness goals for Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties (LMCTC). More than 60 million Americans are now living in LMCTC communities that are dedicated to helping young people eat healthy foods and be physically active.
At the Board of Directors meeting at the Congress of Cities in Austin, Texas, a resolution was passed honoring the memory of the late Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino
More than 3,000 local leaders and staff have convened in Austin, Texas for the National League of Cities’ (NLC) 2014 Congress of Cities to discuss and learn about the future of cities and critical city priorities, including Marketplace Fairness.
To encourage and support city efforts that expand children’s access to nature, the National League of Cities will partner with the Children & Nature Network to launch the Cities Promoting Access to Nature initiative.
NLC encourages local governments and service provider-government partnerships to apply to Third Sector’s Social Innovation Fund (SIF) Pay for Success (PFS) Competition. Winners will receive technical assistance services from to assess the feasibility of PFS projects in their communities.
President Obama’s State, Local, and Tribal Leaders Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience this week released 35 recommendations for how the federal government can best support local communities in the face of extreme weather and climate impacts.
The City of Austin looks forward to welcoming Congress of Cities participants this week to the Live Music Capital of the World®!
Mike Conduff, President and CEO of the Elim Group, will deliver an NLC University Seminar titled, "Building Strong Elected-Appointed Official Relationships (ICMA)” at the upcoming Congress of Cities in Austin.
The Urban Land Institute (ULI) and the National League of Cities (NLC), which collectively represent the world’s foremost real estate professionals and the nation’s most distinguished municipal leaders, have signed a partnership agreement to jointly guide the oversight and operations of the Rose Center for Public Leadership.
The capture and analysis of data is transforming the 21st Century. As society becomes more data driven, data has the ability to drive the bottom line for private companies and help the public sector to define where and how services can best be delivered. In City Open Data Policies: Learning by Doing, the National League of Cities identifies how cities can take advantage of the opportunities presented by open data initiatives.