Seantae Byers

Senior Executive and Director, Member and Partner Engagement

About the Program

Strengthening the capacity to build more equitable communities. Established in the wake of the 2014 unrest in Ferguson, MO, the REAL department offers tools and resources designed to help local elected leaders build safe places where people from all racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds thrive socially, economically, academically and physically. 

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How REAL Helps Cities

From action guides to trainings and case studies, the NLC REAL team offers a number of resources to strengthen local leaders knowledge and capacity to eliminate racial disparities, heal racial divisions and build more equitable communities.