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Keep up with all of NLC’s current initiatives to learn how to meet the needs of your community.

Municipal Policy Alignment Community of Practice

NLC + ecoAmerica: Elevating Local Climate Action

Building Equitable Communities

2020 Future of Work Program

Achieving better outcomes for our nation’s children

Afterschool and Summer Learning

Afterschool Policy Advisors Network

Asian Pacific American Municipal Officials (APAMO)

Boys and Young Men of Color

Center for City Solutions

CHAMPS: Cities Combating Hunger

Cities Addressing Basic Needs of Postsecondary Students

Cities Addressing Fines and Fees Equitably (CAFFE)

Cities and Health Systems: Community of Practice

Cities Connecting Children to Nature

Cities Count: Preparing for the 2020 Census

Cities of Opportunity Action Cohort

Cities of Opportunity Learning Lab

Cities Supporting the Early Childhood Workforce

Cities Vote: Ensuring Everyone Counts in Every Election

City Innovation Ecosystems

City Leadership for Building an Early Learning Nation

Community Conversations on Race

Council on Youth, Education and Families

Councils, Groups & Committees Applications

Data Community of Practice

Economic Mobility and Opportunity

First Tier Suburbs Council

Healthy Housing: City Learning Lab

Hispanic Elected Local Officials (HELO)

Housing is Health

Jail Reduction Strategies

Juvenile Justice Reform

Large Cities Council

Leadership Application

Leadership in Community Resilience Program Application

Leading Together: 2020 Cities Agenda

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Local Officials (LGBTLO)

Local Democracy and Preemption

Mayors’ Education Policy Advisors Network (EPAN)

National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials (NBC-LEO)

NLC COVID-19 Pandemic Response

Program Initiative: Retirement

Re-imagining Public Safety

Savings & Solutions

Small Cities Council

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

Strong Southern Communities Initiative

Sustainability and Resilience

Tax Policy

The Disaster Recovery Program

Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation

University Communities Council

Urban Innovation

Women in Municipal Government (WIMG)

Women in Municipal Government Leadership Award

Young Municipal Leaders (YML)

Constituency Groups
Member Councils

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