Advance your community. Enhance your leadership.

Being a member of the National League of Cities means your entire municipality has joined a network of leaders committed to strengthening cities, towns and villages across the country. As the premier resource and advocate for local government, NLC equips local leaders and staff with the tools to Advocate, Learn, Network, Solve and Save to advance your community and enhance your leadership. 

Explore valuable services and benefits available exclusively for NLC members.  

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Did You Know?

NLC members can join a constituency group any time, at no additional cost. Explore opportunities to connect and advocate for diverse communities


Advocacy in Action

NLC is the voice of America’s 19,000 cities, towns and villages in Washington, DC. Witness advocacy in action and leverage advocacy benefits, such as joining a Federal Advocacy Committee or accessing policy resources on key topics like infrastructure and the American Rescue Plan Act.  


Increase Your Knowledge

From NLC University to our annual City Summit, participate in a myriad of conferences, webinars and workshops to increase your knowledge and strengthen your leadership skills. 


Connect with Peers

Serve, engage, and advocate alongside fellow leaders from similar communities facing similar challenges. Connect with peers and other members through NLC councils and caucuses. 


Find Solutions

Find innovative solutions to emerging challenges. Access data, research, technical assistance opportunities and analysis on key topics and trends that impact the people in communities across the country. 


Help Your City Save

Designed to support the needs of your municipality, residents and help your city save money, take advantage of exclusive programs, services, and expertise offered through NLC’s trusted strategic partners.

Regional Representatives 

NLC’s membership team serves as your ambassadors to the organization, connecting you to people, programs, and opportunities. Connect with your regional representative anytime with questions or to schedule a discussion on ways to become more involved.


Bryan Griffith

Director, Member Services & Engagement



Kirk Ross

Member Services and Engagement Manager, West Region



Katie Colten

Program Director, Midwest Region



Ebone Clifton

Member Services and Engagement, South Region


Member Spotlight

Showcasing NLC member cities, towns and villages across America leading in innovation and advancement, promoting diversity and inclusivity, and fostering the development of vibrant and thriving communities.

NLC Roadshow

Follow NLC on the road as we celebrate 100 years with cities, towns and villages across the country.

NLC in Dumfries, VA

Mayor and councilmembers of Dumfries welcomes NLC during the roadshow.

Gaithersburg, MD

Gaithersburg, MD gives a warm welcome to NLC during the roadshow.

Annapolis, MD

The Maryland State League was in Annapolis as NLC visited during the roadshow.

Share Your City’s Story

Whether your city recently initiated a new program, launched an impactful event initiative, or has a success story you’d like to share, we want to spotlight your achievements! Share your city’s story to inspire and connect with local leaders everywhere.

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