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Health & Wellness

City leaders play a pivotal role in the overall health and well-being of the cities and towns they serve.  Through partnerships and through our own research, we help cities ensure they have the resources they need to address disparities and improve the well-being of their residents in all areas.

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Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties (LMCTC) will host a pre-conference training seminar on Thursday, November 14 at the Congress of Cities and Exposition in Seattle, Wash. to provide in-depth technical assistance and training for elected…

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At NLC, we come across innovative city programs, initiatives and ideas every day. Some thrive and serve as models for cities across the country, while others fall short of reaching their intended outcome. A common thread throughout these efforts…

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Beginning October 1, 2013, a new Health Insurance Marketplace will open in every state, giving Americans a whole new way to shop for health insurance.  With that, every American will be able to begin the process of obtaining affordable, quality…
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The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is bringing changes to the way health insurance will be provided to many Americans. As October 1, 2013 (the date open enrollment begins) draws closer, people are likely asking their local elected officials how they…

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NLC’s Sustainable Cities Institute profiles Baton Rouge, Louisiana in a new case study, The Mayor’s Healthy City Initiative: Promoting Health and Nutrition through Collaboration.

 

The City of Baton Rouge and Parish of East Baton…

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Beginning October 1, 2013, a new Health Insurance Marketplace will open in every state, giving Americans a whole new way to shop for health insurance.  With that, every American will be able to begin the process of obtaining affordable, quality…

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Cities Aim to Reach More than 25,000 Additional Children in Need
 

NLC's Institute for Youth, Education and Families has selected 15 cities for the second phase of an initiative to combat childhood hunger through federally-subsidized…

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WASHINGTON - Forty local elected officials from across the country joined First Lady Michelle Obama and the National League of Cities (NLC) at the White House today to celebrate the success of Let's Move Cities, Towns and Counties (LMCTC). The…

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Washington, D.C. - On Wednesday, First Lady Michelle Obama will host local elected officials from communities across the country at the White House, to celebrate their outstanding efforts to address childhood obesity…

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NLC's Institute for Youth, Education and Families has selected 22 cities to participate in two regional leadership academies focused on the development of citywide outreach campaigns that connect children and families with affordable health…

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