Research & Publications

The National League of Cities strives to strengthen communities, transform and improve cities, and serve as a resource for local elected officials. Our research and publications advance these goals by providing critical data, identifying promising city practices, sharing inspiring and informative stories, and fostering effective solutions and innovation. Through original content such as reports, issue briefs, news articles and blog posts, we explore the issues facing cities today and foster a dialogue that helps city leaders build better communities.

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Jul 10
  • Leadership & Management
Driving Change: A Bold New Approach

In order to chart a course that keeps the National League of Cities relevant to current and potential members while navigating the economic and political circumstances, we set forth on developing a three year strategic plan.

A Strategic Planning Task Force spent a year surveying, interviewing and listening to our individual members, leaders,…

Mar 10
  • University

VIOLENCE REDUCTION: COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING AND FUNDING STRATEGIES

Goal

Participants will learn how to develop community-anchored violence and gun violence reduction initiatives and marshal the resources to build and sustain them.

Objectives

Participants will develop skills to:
• Clarify desired results and develop balanced, comprehensive…

Mar 10
  • University

The Ethical Leader: Rules and Tools

Purpose

To provide public leaders, especially local elected leaders, with a clear understanding of the nature of ethics in public service, and tools to assist them in making ethical decisions.

Objectives

To provide a framework for approaching a decision with ethical implications

To introduce a set of useful and…

Mar 10
  • University

Trainer: Carolyn Sawyer | Tom Sawyer Company | www.tomsawyercompany.com

2013 Congressional City Conference | Washington, DC | Pre-Conference Seminar Presentations

Mar 10
  • University

Trainer: Todd Arwood | Todd Arwood Performance Partners | www.toddarwood.com 

2013 Congressional City Conference | Washington, DC | Pre-Conference Seminar Presentations

Mar 10
  • University

Trainers: Julia Novak & Catherine Tuck Parrish
The Novak Consulting Group | www.thenovakconsultinggroup.com 

2013 Congressional City Conference | Washington, DC | Pre-Conference Seminar Presentations

Mar 10
  • University

 

Trainer: Dr. Neil Katz | Nova Southeastern University & Syracuse University | www.neilkatzconsulting.com

2013 Congressional City Conference | Washington, DC | Pre-Conference Seminar Presentations

Mar 10
  • University

Workshop Outcomes

∗ To enhance “emotional intelligence” through self- awareness and self-management

To understand/use 3 concepts: style strength, style shift, and style excess

To appreciate people have different styles and are all “winners” with gifts to share

To gain some self-management strategies to “bring out the best” in self and others …

Mar 09
  • University

Making Shifts Happen:

From Political Drama to Finding Common Ground

Desired Outcomes for the Session:

Share a deeper and more personal understanding of what common ground means to each participant;

Explore their unconscious assumptions about common ground;

Understand their default perspectives and how to develop new ways of seeing and…

Mar 09
  • University

Trainer: Malcom Chapman | The Chapman Group | www.malcomchapman.com 

2013 Congressional City Conference | Washington, DC | Pre-Conference Seminar Presentations