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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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Today, NLC is introducing a new members-only weekly e-newsletter with news, updates and resources for cities called The Weekly.

Evolving from the recently retired Nation's Cities Weekly publication, the e-newsletter is the latest step…

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When Washington quiets down in the summer, NLC takes advantage of the opportunity to reach our members where they are.  The Member Relations team exhibited in June at the Pennsylvania League of Cities and Municipalities conference in Pittsburgh,…

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 June 18, 2012

New Facilities Solutions Contract from U.S. Communities
Tuesday, June 19, 1:00 p.m. EDT & Wednesday, June 20, 2:00 p.m. EDT

U.S. Communities, the national purchasing cooperative sponsored by NLC and…

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Talk about times changing: In 1978 when the National League of Cities launched Nation's Cities Weekly, Dar Webb was the publisher and I was an associate editor and writer, both of us working for Fred Jordan, who was at…

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Last Print Edition of Nation's Cities Weekly to be May 21 

by Amy Elsbree

NLC announced today it will be making changes to its print and electronic publications as part of its efforts to ensure timely delivery of news and…

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On January 20, NLC launched stage one of a new and exciting online platform that will change the face of how NLC's members and stakeholders interact with the organization and each other. With the introduction of myNLC, users can now register…

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The following is a preview of a Leadership Training Institute seminar that will be conducted during the 2012 Congressional City Conference. Joe Slye will lead, "Managing Your Media Message" on Sunday, March 11, from 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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by Joseph M. Slye

The following is a preview of a Leadership Training Institute seminar that will be conducted during NLC's 2012 Congressional City Conference. Joe Slye will lead "Speaking from the Heart: Giving Your Best Speech Ever"…