RSS Feed http://www.nlc.org/http://www.nlc.org/rss-feed This is the NLC News and Events RSS Feed en-us Wed, 03 Sep 2014 03:05:35 Wed, 03 Sep 2014 03:05:35 September 5: Conference Call Update on the Last Weeks of Congress http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/september-5-conference-call-update-on-the-last-weeks-of-congress Join NLC's Executive Director Clarence Anthony for a conference call on Friday, September 5 at 1:00PM EDT to find out what cities can expect from Congress this fall. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/september-5-conference-call-update-on-the-last-weeks-of-congress NLC Capstone Partners Share Unique Perspectives on the “Future of Cities” http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/nlc-capstone-partners-share-unique-perspectives-on-the-“future-of-cities” NLC Capstone Partners recently had the opportunity to address NLC’s Board of Directors, providing their organizational vision for the ‘Future of the Cities.' Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/nlc-capstone-partners-share-unique-perspectives-on-the-“future-of-cities” Member Spotlight: Councilman Jermaine Reed, Kansas City, Mo. http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/member-spotlight-councilman-jermaine-reed-kansas-city-mo In this member spotlight, Kansas City Councilman Jermaine Reed tells NLC that the future is bright for his city, "a future that is sustainable and has a thriving urban core – one that people want to live, work and play." Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/member-spotlight-councilman-jermaine-reed-kansas-city-mo Improving Public Safety and Youth Outcomes through Juvenile Assessment and Service Centers http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/improving-public-safety-and-youth-outcomes-through-juvenile-assessment-and-service-centers For youth accused of status offenses, diversion away from arrest and prosecution and into community-based services is more effective at improving public safety over the long-term. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/improving-public-safety-and-youth-outcomes-through-juvenile-assessment-and-service-centers Sure, You're Interesting, But What About Them? http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/sure-youre-interesting-but-what-about-them Beth Noymer Levine will serve as a presenter and facilitator for the interactive NLC University Seminar, "It's Not All About You: How to be an Audience Centric Speaker" at the Congress of Cities and Exposition on November 19th in Austin, Texas. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/sure-youre-interesting-but-what-about-them Application Process Begins for NLC Officers and Board of Directors http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/application-process-begins-for-nlc-officers-and-board-of-directors The application process for 2015 NLC Officers and Board of Directors is now officially underway. The 15-person Nominating Committee, appointed by NLC President Chris Coleman, Mayor, Saint Paul, Minn., will be announced later in September. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/application-process-begins-for-nlc-officers-and-board-of-directors City Leaders Explore Innovation In Silicon Valley http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/city-leaders-explore-innovation-in-silicon-valley Elected officials and city staff from across the country gathered in Santa Clara, California, last month for a retreat-style training program aimed to strengthen and enhance their work as city leaders. The meeting was NLC University’s Annual Leadership Summit--designed specifically with local government officials in mind. This year's summit focused on leading through innovation. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/city-leaders-explore-innovation-in-silicon-valley Mobile Workshops Spotlight: Upcycling, Water and... Salamanders? http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/mobile-workshops-spotlight-upcycling-water-and-salamanders Continuing our Congress of Cities mobile workshop spotlight series, this week we'll be talking about programs that address some of the most critical issues for our communities - waste reduction and sustainable water resources. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/mobile-workshops-spotlight-upcycling-water-and-salamanders National League of Cities Thanks David Agnew for Service to Cities and Local Officials http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/national-league-of-cities-thanks-david-agnew-for-service-to-cities-and-local-officials NLC statement following news that White House Director of Intergovernmental Affairs David Agnew will be stepping down this week. Although we are sad to see him go, we are grateful to have had the opportunity to work with him on the Administration’s initiatives focused on making cities better. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/national-league-of-cities-thanks-david-agnew-for-service-to-cities-and-local-officials Operation AmeriCorps Wants to Hear From You http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/operation-americorps-wants-to-hear-from-you What is the big, hairy, audacious goal that would be a game changer for your community? A new initiative called Operation AmeriCorps helps answer that question. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/operation-americorps-wants-to-hear-from-you Maximize Your Time in Austin with NLC University Seminars http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/maximize-your-time-in-austin-with-nlc-university-seminars Add depth to your conference experience by signing up for one or more of the pre-conference leadership seminars offered by NLC University. These seminars offer an interactive, specialized learning experience led by experts in the topic areas covered. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/maximize-your-time-in-austin-with-nlc-university-seminars City Leaders Take Summer Action on NLC Priorities http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/city-leaders-take-summer-action-on-nlc-priorities This summer, city leaders around the country have stepped up to take action on two of NLC’s top advocacy priorities: federal transportation funding and passage of marketplace fairness legislation. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/city-leaders-take-summer-action-on-nlc-priorities Sharing Economy Advisory Network Created As Resource for Cities http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/sharing-economy-advisory-network-created-as-resource-for-cities The National League of Cities announces the formation of a network composed of business, policy leaders and city officials to identify the regulatory challenges posed by the disruptive technologies that power the sharing economy. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/sharing-economy-advisory-network-created-as-resource-for-cities Join World’s Most Innovative City Makers at EcoDistricts Summit http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/join-world’s-most-innovative-city-makers-at-ecodistricts-summit This September 24-26, the world’s most innovative city makers will converge on the District of Columbia—a city that has captured the spirit of creative collaboration like few others. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/join-world’s-most-innovative-city-makers-at-ecodistricts-summit How Cities Can Provide Small Businesses with Access to Capital http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/how-cities-can-provide-small-businesses-with-access-to-capital NLC with support of Wells Fargo is hosting a summit to equip local economic development and small business development staff with the tools and resources they need to connect small and young businesses with financing opportunities. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/how-cities-can-provide-small-businesses-with-access-to-capital New Workshops Added for Austin Conference http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/new-workshops-added-for-austin-conference The ever-growing program for the 2014 Congress of Cities in Austin is now bolstered by four new workshops that have just been added to the website. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/new-workshops-added-for-austin-conference Spouse and Guest Tours Offered at Austin Conference http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/spouse-and-guest-tours-offered-at-austin-conference As you plan for all the sessions and networking events you'll attend at this year's Congress of Cities, your accompanying spouse or guest to the conference can now plan for their time in Austin too. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/spouse-and-guest-tours-offered-at-austin-conference Announcing Municipal Leadership for Juvenile Justice Reform Webinar Series http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/announcing-municipal-leadership-for-juvenile-justice-reform-webinar-series City leaders interested in improving outcomes for youth and increasing public safety through juvenile justice reform are encouraged to participate in a series of webinars, during the next phase of NLC’s strategic partnership with the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s Models for Change initiative. Mon, 04 Aug 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/announcing-municipal-leadership-for-juvenile-justice-reform-webinar-series NLC at 90: Still Going Strong http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/nlc-at-90-still-going-strong Founded as the American Municipal Association by ten state municipal leagues, today, NLC's members include 49 state municipal leagues and more than 1,800 direct and affiliate member cities, towns, villages, and boroughs. Mon, 04 Aug 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/nlc-at-90-still-going-strong How to Effectively Stress-test Government Reserve Levels http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/how-to-effectively-stress-test-government-reserve-levels Join Dan White, senior economist at Moody's Analytics, as he demonstrates how to effectively stress-test subnational government reserve levels using the Moody’s Analytics baseline forecast and alternative economic scenarios. Mon, 04 Aug 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/media-center/news-search/how-to-effectively-stress-test-government-reserve-levels 2014 PSCP Policy and Advocacy Meeting (Congress of Cities) http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/2014-pscp-policy-and-advocacy-meeting Members of the full Policy & Advocacy Committees are required to meet twice every year: once at the Congressional City Conference in Washington, and again in the fall at the Congress of Cities. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/2014-pscp-policy-and-advocacy-meeting Congress of Cities and Exposition 2014 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/congress-of-cities-and-exposition-2014 The conference will offer a range of learning and networking opportunities to city officials including mobile tours highlighting successful programs from the City of Austin, along with the traditional keynote speakers, workshops and peer networking sessions. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/congress-of-cities-and-exposition-2014 2014 NLC-RISC Staff Conference http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/2014-nlc-risc-staff-conference 2014 NLC-RISC Staff Conference Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/2014-nlc-risc-staff-conference Providing Small Businesses With Access To Capital http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/providing-small-businesses-with-access-to-capital Providing Small Businesses With Access To Capital Wed, 08 Oct 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/providing-small-businesses-with-access-to-capital Big Ideas for Small Business http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/big-ideas-for-small-business Big Ideas for Small Business Tue, 07 Oct 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/big-ideas-for-small-business Fall FAIR Steering Committee Teleconference http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/fall-fair-steering-committee-teleconference Fall FAIR Steering Committee Teleconference Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/fall-fair-steering-committee-teleconference Midwest Regional Convening on Climate Resilience http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/midwest-regional-convening-on-climate-resilience The Sustainable Cities Institute at the National League of Cities is holding a regional convening on climate resilience in Saint Paul, Minnesota. City teams of elected officials and senior staff are invited to participate. Sun, 21 Sep 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/midwest-regional-convening-on-climate-resilience 2014 WIMG Annual Conference http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/2014-wimg-annual-conference 2014 WIMG Annual Conference Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/2014-wimg-annual-conference 2014 PSCP Steering Committee Fall Meeting http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/2014-pscp-steering-committee-fall-meeting This year's PSCP Steering Committee Fall Meeting will be held in Mesa, Arizona. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/2014-pscp-steering-committee-fall-meeting 2014 EENR Steering Committee Fall Meeting http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/2014-eenr-steering-committee-fall-meeting This year's EENR Steering Committee fall meeting will be held in Fort Collins, Colorado. Thu, 04 Sep 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/2014-eenr-steering-committee-fall-meeting 2014 NLC HELO Leadership Retreat http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/2014-nlc-helo-leadership-retreat 2014 NLC HELO Leadership Retreat Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/2014-nlc-helo-leadership-retreat Welcome to Municipal Leadership for Juvenile Justice Reform http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/welcome-to-municipal-leadership-for-juvenile-justice-reform Welcome to Municipal Leadership for Juvenile Justice Reform Thu, 14 Aug 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/welcome-to-municipal-leadership-for-juvenile-justice-reform 2014 NLC University Leadership Summit http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/2014-nlc-university-leadership-summit-x10176 2014 NLC University Leadership Summit Wed, 13 Aug 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/2014-nlc-university-leadership-summit-x10176 2014 State League Directors Summer Workshop http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/2014-state-league-directors-summer-workshop 2014 State League Directors Summer Workshop Tue, 05 Aug 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/2014-state-league-directors-summer-workshop Cities Expanding Health Access for Children and Families http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/cities-expanding-health-access-for-children-and-families Cities Expanding Health Access for Children and Families Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/cities-expanding-health-access-for-children-and-families Returning Veterans: Homelessness http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/returning-veterans-homelessness Ensuring veterans have a safe place to call home is a critical first step to successful reintegration. In this webinar, NLC will brief participants on their efforts with the Home Depot Foundation to support city leaders in preventing homelessness among veterans. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/returning-veterans-homelessness 2014 State League Staff Summer Workshop http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/2014-state-league-staff-summer-workshop 2014 State League Staff Summer Workshop Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/2014-state-league-staff-summer-workshop First Tier Suburbs Council Summer Meeting http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/first-tier-suburbs-council-summer-meeting-x10287 Presentations from industry leaders along with first hand best practice sharing from Salt Lake City area communities over the course of two full days will provide attendees with an in depth understanding of significant issues confronting local governments. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/first-tier-suburbs-council-summer-meeting-x10287 Summer Learning Day is Right Around the Corner! http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/summer-learning-day Summer Learning Day Fri, 20 Jun 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/summer-learning-day The National Physical Activity Plan: How Cities, Towns and Counties Can Take Action to Increase Physical Activity http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/the-national-physical-activity-plan-how-cities-towns-and-counties-can-take-action-to-increase-physical-activity The National Physical Activity Plan: How Cities, Towns and Counties Can Take Action to Increase Physical Activity Thu, 19 Jun 2014 00:00:00 http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/the-national-physical-activity-plan-how-cities-towns-and-counties-can-take-action-to-increase-physical-activity