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Race & Equity

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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-…

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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
  • Member Feature

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…

Construction
Construction
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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…

Latino Networking
Latino Networking
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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…

Jacksonville, NC
Jacksonville, NC
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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…

Tallahassee
Tallahassee