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The Hispanic Elected Local Officials (HELO) constituency group was created to serve as a forum for communication and…

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Hosted in different locations across the country, NBC-LEO's conferences give local elected officials the chance to share success stories, learn how other communities plan for the future and focus in on specific issues. 

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Across the country, women knit together the fabric of our communities. As residents, business entrepreneur and, of course, as local officials, women lead by action and example. At the National League of Cities, we’re proud of the women who…

NLC panel of women leaders at the 2017 Congressional City Conference.
NLC panel of women leaders at the 2017 Congressional City Conference.
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Earn credits towards an NLC University Certificate at the Leadership Forum

A common goal among local leaders is to foster a strong…

WASHINGTON — March 6, 2018 — Following news that Houston Councilmember and National League of Cities (NLC) board member Larry Green has passed away, NLC CEO and Executive Director Clarence E. Anthony released the following statement:

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Councilmember Larry Green
Councilmember Larry Green
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Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson of Gary, Indiana, and Councilmember Joe Buscaino of Los Angeles join Stodola as 2018 NLC Officers.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — November 18, 2017 — Mayor Mark Stodola of Little Rock, Arkansas…

NLC President Mark Stodola
NLC President Mark Stodola
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City leaders are responding to the My Brother’s Keeper Community Challenge by tackling the disparities that face our nation’s boys and men of color (BMoC). REAL’s report “The City Leader’s Compass to the My Brother’s Keeper Landscape, highlights…

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Tackling issues related racial inequity in your city can seem like a daunting task, but here are 6 steps to get you started on the road to improving outcomes for all of your residents. 

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On Sunday night, Las Vegas, Nevada, a city that is infamous for its nightlife, casinos and entertainment, was brought to a standstill. From the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel, a sniper took aim at concert goers — killing over 50 people and…

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Las Vegas.