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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
  • Research Report

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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MBK Picture
  • Guides

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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  • CitiesSpeak

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…

Las Vegas.
Las Vegas.
  • CitiesSpeak

It’s been a tough month for the city of Charlottesville. As Vice Mayor, as the only African American on the city council and as a person, I know that it will take Charlottesville — and the rest of the country — time to heal. As we look back the…

Charlottesville.
Charlottesville.
  • CitiesSpeak

Across the country, children are returning from summer break for a new school year. For cities, the back-to-school season means intensifying their work to ensure that youth are supported — both in and out of the classroom.

In their State…

Children board a schoolbus, by Getty.
Children board a schoolbus, by Getty.
  • Toolkit

The catastrophic flooding and winds of Hurricane Maria impacted millions of Americans across Puerto Rico. Now, as flood waters begin to recede, the process of recovery begins.

As leaders of their community, municipal officials are faced…

  • CitiesSpeak

In response to the tragic events in Charlottesville, the National League of Cities is celebrating #InclusionWeek to support diversity, inclusivity, and hope in America’s cities.

On Saturday, a white nationalist…

Mayor Catherine Pugh.
Mayor Catherine Pugh.
  • CitiesSpeak

Today, the National League of Cities (NLC) announced a new program aimed at elevating local climate engagement activities by its members and affiliates in nearly 19,000 American cities and towns.

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photo - NLC Launches Local Climate Solutions Engagement Program
photo - NLC Launches Local Climate Solutions Engagement Program