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Race & Equity

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  • Member Feature

Norristown, PA's Citizens Leadership Academy won second place in the under 50,000 category of the City Cultural Diversity Awards. 

The eight-week academy is a series of classes offered to Norristown residents or business owners to help…

Norristown, PA
Norristown, PA
  • Member Feature

Open To All, Huntington's inclusive campaign, won first place in the under 50,000 category of the City Cultural Diversity Awards. 

Huntington is committed to equity and inclusion. It established the Open to All campaign in March 2016 to…

Open To All
Open To All
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — 3/14/18 —

  • Case Studies & Practices

Takoma Park, Maryland, a Washington, DC suburb of 17,600 people, recognizes that racial inequities have become institutionalized in the policy and practices of many agencies. To ensure their city works for all its residents, Mayor Kate Stewart…

Takoma Park
Takoma Park
  • Case Studies & Practices

When New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu set out to remove a series of confederate monuments lining the city spaces, it sparked national conversation--and action.

But while the story captured the nation's attention, the Mayor and the city's…

New Orleans
New Orleans
  • Case Studies & Practices

The City of Austin was named the U.S. News and World Report's Best Place to Live award and Forbes' Next Biggest Boom Town in the U.S.

But despite national accolades and the city's…

Austin, Texas
Austin, Texas
  • Research Report

As cities embrace a future permeated by technology, local leaders must continually reassert and revisit community values, while ensuring these values are the foundation of new plans, policies, and programs. 

This…

  • Press Release

New National League of Cities Research Examines Future of Equity in Infrastructure, Public Safety and Economic Development

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Today, the National League of Cities (NLC) released new research on the future of…

Future of Equity
Future of Equity
  • Press Release

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – In a report released today, 22 esteemed leaders from cities big and small lay out a road map to help mayors, councilmembers and other municipal officials expand economic mobility and opportunity in their communities and enable…

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