The National League of Cities (NLC), through its Institute for Youth, Education, and Families (YEF Institute) and in collaboration with The Democracy Collaborative‘s Healthcare Anchor Network (HAN) invites mayors to participate in an intensive problem-solving initiative with on-going capacity-building efforts. The peer-to-peer learning session includes dialogue and discussion with participating mayors, city teams and leading experts that will help strengthen efforts to spur job creation, economic opportunity, and build community wealth to improve health and equity through the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Invitation to Apply

This exciting opportunity, informed by a new issue brief, will explore a diverse array of strategies including collaboration with state and federal governments, social enterprise, entrepreneurship, the role of anchor institutions, data, technology, among other efforts. Mayors and their teams will drive peer-to-peer conversations to spur innovation with a focus on supporting low-to-no income populations who face significant barriers to employment.

Application Submission & Questions

Please download and submit completed applications and any questions about this Mayors’ Institute RFP to Olga Kozlova at Kozlova@nlc.org. The deadline has been extended to 6:00 pm EDT, December 11, 2020.