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Patrick Ibarra will serve as the facilitator for the 2014 Annual Leadership Summit, "Leading through Innovation," to be  hosted by the city of Mountain View, CA, and held on August 13-16 at the Santa Clara Hilton.

“To have a…

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Sesser, Illinois, Mayor Chad Jason Ashmore believes that success in leadership is a team effort. Ashmore's commitment to strengthening his community is demonstrated in his efforts to establish a robust support system and by equipping himself with…

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In this Big Ideas for Cities feature, Gary, Indiana, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson discusses how pulling together the right team, the right ideas, and the right plan has set the city up for a resurgence.

When Karen Freeman-Wilson…

Mayor Freeman
Mayor Freeman
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As part of our efforts to promote professional development among city leaders, each week we’ll be featuring a new video focused on cities, community issues or local government. In this week’s edition, former Councilmember Scott Meyer gives a…

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More than 200 local leaders convened this week in Kansas City to work on key initiatives and discuss policies that can benefit your city.

Kansas City, Missouri, recently hosted NLC's 2016 Summer Board and Leadership Meeting. Among…

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Today's city leaders often operate in messy, politically-charged, complex environments – but a few simple guidelines can help them bring their "best self" to the tasks that lie ahead.

 

This is a guest post by Dr. Natalie…

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Local jails detain 19 times the number of individuals of state and federal prisons combined - but cities have the power to reduce those numbers.

In its most recent step supporting city leaders to reform the justice system, the…

cell
cell
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Merchant cash advance companies typically offer their loans or cash advances to businesses with poor credit with effective interest rates over 100%, shorter payback periods, and daily repayment requirements.

With a strong push from Chicago…

coffee shop
coffee shop
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As part of our efforts to promote professional development among city leaders, each week we'll be featuring a new TED Talk focused on cities, community issues or local government.

The future of green is local. Majora Carter tells three…

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The one-day event will provide a platform for America’s mayors to share their “big ideas” that are driving economic resilience within their communities.

On April 15th, the National League of Cities will convene in Miami Beach for an…

miami
miami