Currently in Progress

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

Future of Cities

2021 Vacant Property Leadership Institute

2021 Eviction Prevention Learning Lab

Asian Pacific American Municipal Officials (APAMO)

Capstone Challenge Series

CHAMPS: Cities Combating Hunger

Cities Addressing Basic Needs of Postsecondary Students

Cities and Health Systems

Cities Connecting Children to Nature

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 (CIE)

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

Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) Technical Assistance Program

Equitable Economic Mobility Initiative

First Tier Suburbs Council

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


Local Democracy Initiative

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

NLC Reengagement Network

Program Initiative: Retirement

Re-engaging Students in the Time of COVID-19

REAL Council

Reimagining Public Safety

Small Cities Council

Small Cities Month

family picnic

Strong Southern Communities Initiative

Sustainability and Resilience

Tax Policy

The Disaster Recovery Program

Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation

University Communities Council

Urban Innovation

Vaccinating Hard-to-Reach Communities

Women in Municipal Government (WIMG)

Women in Municipal Government Leadership Award

Young Municipal Leaders (YML)

Constituency Groups
Member Councils

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