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

2020 Future of Work Program

2021 Eviction Prevention Learning Lab

2021 Vacant Property Leadership Institute

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

Building Equitable Communities

CHAMPS: Cities Combating Hunger

Cities Addressing Fines and Fees Equitably (CAFFE)

Cities and Health Systems

Cities Connecting Children to Nature

Cities Count

Cities of Opportunity Action Cohort

Cities of Opportunity Learning Lab

Cities of Opportunity Mayors’ Institute

Cities Supporting the Early Childhood Workforce

Cities Vote

City Cultural Diversity Awards

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

Equitable Economic Mobility Initiative

First Tier Suburbs Council

Healthy Housing: City Learning Lab

Hispanic Elected Local Officials (HELO)

Jail Reduction Strategies

Juvenile Justice Reform

Large Cities Council

Lead and Copper Rule Series

Leadership Application

Leadership in Community Resilience

Leading Together: 2020 Cities Agenda

LGBTQ+LO

Local Democracy and Preemption

Mayors’ Education Policy Advisors Network (EPAN)

Military Communities Council

Municipal Policy Alignment Community of Practice

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

NLC + ecoAmerica: Elevating Local Climate Action

NLC COVID-19 Pandemic Response

Program Initiative: Retirement

Re-engaging Students in the Time of COVID-19

REAL Council

Reimagining 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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