Register now for a free webinar on Monday, November 4 at 2 p.m. ET examining the impact that historical and current wealth disparities by race can have on cities. It will also explore how the City of Tacoma, Washington engaged its residents in the development of an “Equity Index” to help local leaders map out inequities and move toward solutions.

Featured speakers include:

  • Clarence E. Anthony, CEO & Executive Director, National League of Cities
  • The Honorable Victoria Woodards, Mayor, City of Tacoma, WA
  • Dedrick Asante-Muhammad, Chief, Race, Wealth and Community, National Community Reinvestment Coalition
  • Alison Beason, Senior Policy Analyst, City of Tacoma

NLC’s YEF Institute launched the Economic Opportunity Peer Network in 2016 to address the concerns of city leaders about the growing income gap and poverty rates in their communities. For more information or to join the Economic Opportunity Peer Network, contact Courtney Coffin at

NLC’s Race, Equity, And Leadership (REAL) department helps strengthen local leaders’ knowledge and capacity to eliminate racial disparities, heal racial divisions, and build more equitable communities. For more information, visit