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.

Health & Wellness subtopics:


  • Press Release

With more than half of American children facing serious nutrition challenges, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack called on local officials to partner with the Obama Administration in tackling this issue that has economic competitiveness and…

  • News Announcement

A new report features the experiences of six communities where city and school district leaders partnered in the development of community-wide wellness plans.

Published by NLC's Institute for Youth, Education, and Families (YEF Institute…