Cities Answer NLC’s Call to Action to Support Entrepreneurship, STEM Education and Innovation in Communities across America

City innovation ecosystems
City innovation ecosystems

Today, the National League of Cities is announcing 50 cities, along with a number of universities and national organizations that have made specific and bold commitments to ensure their communities will thrive in the modern, innovation-driven economy. These cities are leading the nation with unique and effective local partnerships, transformational new initiatives, and significant resources directed at supporting young businesses, leveraging technology, and increasing STEM education and workforce training.

Ranging from rural townships, college towns, and major metros, cities have joined with over 200 local partners and leveraged over $100 million in regional and national resources to define and address local challenges. Our fact sheet details the cities taking part in this program as well as their specific commitments.

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