Pittsburgh City Summit conference
Pittsburgh City Summit conference

Leadership & Management

As local leaders progress through the stages of their roles in local government, we offer the resources and training to help them maximize their effectiveness in this position.

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  • CitiesSpeak

The participants in NLC's Equitable Economic Development (EED) Fellowship are tackling unemployment, low income levels, and workforce-related issues in their communities – but each city is employing different tactics.…

photo - How Six Cities Are Pursuing Equity and Innovation in Economic Development
photo - How Six Cities Are Pursuing Equity and Innovation in Economic Development
  • CitiesSpeak

Cities across the country are thinking of new ways to use resources and community assets to strengthen their response to numerous challenges presented by the on-going impacts of climate change and sea-level rise.

photo - Mayors Continue to Forge a Path Towards Greater Urban Resilience
photo - Mayors Continue to Forge a Path Towards Greater Urban Resilience
  • CitiesSpeak

Can President Trump cancel President Obama’s “unconstitutional” executive orders?

Former President Barack Obama, like most of the presidents that recently preceded him, issued about 300 executive orders. While on…

photo - President Obama signs an executive order
photo - President Obama signs an executive order
  • CitiesSpeak

Throughout the civil rights movement, housing was inextricably linked to the call for equality. But also tied to the movement was the recognition of a need to serve.

As the nation pauses to reflect on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King…

MLK
MLK
  • Case Studies & Practices

Each year, mayors, council presidents, and city managers deliver State of the City speeches. These speeches can increase transparency and help local leaders connect with constituents, network with local business, and tout their accomplishments to…

Mayor Peduto image
Mayor Peduto image
  • CitiesSpeak

“As mayors, we are all first responders. A smart resilience strategy can mitigate impacts and speed recovery time in the event that our buildings and infrastructure are compromised – making our cities safer for our residents…

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city
  • Case Studies & Practices
Summary

Family League of Baltimore provides the Baltimore School Climate Collaborative staffing support and facilitation resources to ensure successful implementation of their strategic plan. In addition, Family League plays a critical role in…

  • Case Studies & Practices

What are the goals of the program?

During January 2015, the City of Tallahassee moved to adopt a new set of guidelines concerning how and when questions of criminal history and criminal background checks will be conducted with regard…

  • CitiesSpeak

A quick look at some of the sessions, workshops & seminars held at last week’s national conference that helped attendees further their skills as city leaders.

Workshops, Sessions & Panels

Mayors’…

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group of students
  • CitiesSpeak

Getting involved with an NLC committee, council or constituency group gives city leaders an edge when it comes to knowing the best practices – and the right people – they need to get the job done for their constituents.…

nlc group
nlc group