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Communications

Strong communication with constituents and stakeholders is essential to an informed and trusting public. A well-rounded communications program covering media relations, constituent relations, social media and more can make local government stronger. We offer resources and ideas for all areas of communications, including overall community branding and strategy.

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Good listening skills are a common trait found among great leaders.

We have a rich legacy of leaders who traveled great distances to hear the voices of the voiceless. We think of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.…

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NASHVILLE, TENN.—Joplin, Mo. Councilmember and former Mayor Melodee Colbert-Kean was elected president of the National League of Cities (NLC) today at the organization's annual Congress of Cities and Exposition in Nashville, Tenn. Colbert-Kean,…

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We're just days away from the big show in Music City: the 2015 National League of Cities Congress of Cities & Exposition, Nov. 4-7 in Nashville, Tenn. Nashville is turning up the volume, bringing up the lights, and setting the stage…

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Nashville is known as Music City, the Silicon Valley of Health Care and one of America's top destinations for tourists and business travelers. These major industries are big employers and economic drivers for the city. As host of the 2015 NLC…

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Nashville has announced a lineup of high-impact mobile workshops that will feature innovative and successful initiatives at the NLC Congress of Cities and Exposition, Nov. 4-7. Produced by Metro Nashville Government, the mobile…

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Music City is setting the stage for the 2015 National League of Cities Congress of Cities, which will take place at the new Music City Center convention hall in the heart of downtown Nashville, Nov. 4-7.

“Nashville is thrilled to host the…

Nashville at Dusk
Nashville at Dusk
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Members of the National League of Cities who are interested in attending the 2015 NLC University Leadership Summit are eligible to apply for a $2,500 Michael H.T. Lynch Memorial Scholarship. The application process is currently underway with a…

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This is a guest post by Gayatri Mohan. This article was originally published as part of a 311 Day series on the PublicStuff blog on March 11, 2015.

Remember Life Before 311?

Residents lucky enough to live in communities that operate 311…

U.S. Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra (L) talks with San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom
U.S. Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra (L) talks with San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom
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All photographs by Jason Dixson Photography. These photos, and many more, will be available soon on the National League of Cities Facebook page.

Highlights from the National League of Cities' 2015 Congressional City Conference
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Austin, Texas - More than 3,000 local leaders and staff have convened in Austin, Texas for the National League of Cities' (NLC) 2014 Congress of Cities to discuss and learn about the future of cities and critical city priorities, including…

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