NLC Programs

We have four special program areas dedicated to enriching local leaders and their communities. Scroll through below to learn more about them.

Center for Municipal Practice

Get the research, education and analysis on key topics and trends that impact the people in America’s communities.

Family with young child enjoys being together thanks to local leaders’ action and support.

Center for Leadership, Education, Advancement and Development

The go-to place for city leaders seeking to improve outcomes for children and families.

Race, Equity, And Leadership (REAL)

Serves to strengthen local leaders’ knowledge and capacity to eliminate racial disparities, heal racial divisions, and build more equitable communities.

Risk Information Sharing Consortium (RISC)

Facilitate information sharing between pools, provide staff and trustee training on pooling operations and risk management issues.