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NLC News

Mar 15
Owl's Cove after
Owl's Cove after
  • City Government

NLC Welcomes new member Montevallo, AL!

Population: 6,723

Membership Region: South

In the geographic center of the state Montevallo, AL recently celebrated their bicentennial with a complete streetscape renovation, celebrations of their diverse and inclusive community and the…

Mar 14
Construction
Construction
  • Equity

PIECE, Charlotte, NC: won second place in the 200,000 and over category of the City Cultural Diversity Awards.

The purpose of Project P.I.E.C.E. is to address labor market shortages in the construction industry by connecting 180 individuals who have barriers to employment with entry to mid-level opportunities in three key construction-related fields: residential and commercial…

Mar 14
Latino Networking
Latino Networking
  • Equity

The Latino Network for Southern Nevada won first place in the under 200,000 and over category of the City Cultural Diversity Awards.

The Latino Network of Southern Nevada is a networking forum for Latino/Latina leaders, community members and organizations that advocate for equitable policy practices on community issues with the primary goal of improving education. Using the collective…

Mar 14
Jacksonville, NC
Jacksonville, NC
  • Equity

Jacksonville, NC's Once City, Our City, My City campaign won second place in the 50,001 - 200,000 category of the City Cultural Diversity Awards. 

One City, Our City, My City is a year long campaign to promote respect, caring and collaboration between all citizens for a better Jacksonville. It is envisioned that Jacksonville is a unified and Caring Community. The campaign is about…

Mar 14
Tallahassee
Tallahassee
  • Equity
  • City Government

The Tallahassee Future Leaders Academy won first place in the under 50,001 - 200,000 category of the City Cultural Diversity Awards. 

The Tallahassee Future Leaders Academy is a premier leadership program that provides teens with mentorship, job readiness training, financial literacy education and summer employment. This is an innovative eight-week program that provides two-weeks of…

Mar 14
Norristown, PA
Norristown, PA
  • Equity

Norristown, PA's Citizens Leadership Academy won second place in the under 50,000 category of the City Cultural Diversity Awards. 

The eight-week academy is a series of classes offered to Norristown residents or business owners to help develop skills as a community leader and understand how municipal government operates. Graduates of the Citizens Leadership Academy may go on to…

Mar 14
Open To All
Open To All
  • Equity

Open To All, Huntington's inclusive campaign, won first place in the under 50,000 category of the City Cultural Diversity Awards. 

Huntington is committed to equity and inclusion. It established the Open to All campaign in March 2016 to engage the community in expressing this commitment. The campaign provides visibility that reflects a pledge to maintain a welcoming and safe…

Mar 02
Providence, RI
Providence, RI
  • City Government

NLC Welcomes new member Providence, RI!

Member Region: Northeast 

Population: 179,219 

The capital city in Rhode Island, Providence combines the accessibility and friendliness of a small town with the culture of a big city, including a thriving arts community, and a commitment…

Feb 23
Duluth, MN
Duluth, MN
  • City Government

NLC welcomes new member city, Duluth, MN! 

Membership Region: Mid-West

Population: 86,293

Duluth is a four season city on the western tip of the largest fresh water source, Lake Superior. Duluth takes community engagement seriously and undertook a year long comprehensive…

Feb 09
New Bedford
New Bedford
  • City Government

NLC welcomes the new NLC member city: New Bedford, Massachusetts. 

Membership region: Northeast/Mid-Atlantic

Population: 95,032

The state’s sixth largest city, New Bedford has a robust history as one of the most important whaling towns in the world during the 1900s, and it…