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LOS ANGELES — November 8, 2018 — Today, the National League of Cities (NLC) and the Stanford Basic Income Lab (BIL) released the first-ever definitive guide for piloting universal basic income (UBI) in cities. The toolkit, entitled “Basic Income…

Mural celebrating universal basic income in Stockton, Calif.
Mural celebrating universal basic income in Stockton, Calif.
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Building on a Unique History as an Integrated Village

The Village of Park Forest was established in 1948 to house military veterans as the nation’s first planned community after World War II. Park Forest was initially designed as one of the few…

Park Forest
Park Forest
  • Case Studies & Practices
  • Research Report
Developing an Office of Equity

In 2017, San Antonio, Texas was ranked one of the most unequal cities in the country by the Economic Innovation Group. Recognizing the ranking and the history of segregationist policies that led to it, San Antonio’…

San Antonio
San Antonio
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"Municipal governments have an important relationship with the census — both as consumers of the invaluable data it gathers and as partners in ensuring the complete and accurate count of our cities." 

The National League of Cities (NLC)…

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Family on porch
  • Research Report

Cities are uniquely positioned to lead the country forward through innovation and ferocious experimentation. As we near the 2020s, it is apparent that the nation will need a social welfare system built for this new century and its specific…

UBI mural in Stockton, Calif.
UBI mural in Stockton, Calif.
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — September 17, 2018 — A new report, Mayoral Views on Racism and Discrimination, explores how mayors of medium-sized and large cities understand race, discrimination and equity in their communities and on a national level.

Co-…

Report Cover
Report Cover
  • Research Report

A new report, Mayoral Views on Racism and Discrimination, explores how mayors of medium-sized and large cities understand race, discrimination and equity in their communities and on a national level.

Co-written by the National League of…

As cities across America work to strengthen their economic standing and competitiveness, we must build strong workforce development systems.

"Workforce Investment Strategies to Support Local Economies" is a new resource from the National League…

Worker
Worker
  • Convening

The Hispanic Elected Local Officials (HELO) constituency group was created to serve as a forum for communication and information exchange among Hispanic local government elected officials and NLC colleagues. HELO also provides training and…

Washington
Washington
  • Convening
Thank you for attending the 2018 NBC-LEO Summer Conference in Hollywood, Florida!

The event may be over, but the memories and the skills will last forever. Use this webpage to find photos and presentations from the event. 

Want to…

Hollywood, FL
Hollywood, FL