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  • CitiesSpeak

Former Mayor Mike Nelson reveals how city leaders can make policy problems relevant to their constituents and shares four concrete guidelines local officials can use when preparing a public speech on just about any topic…

photo - One Former Mayor Explains How to Deliver an Effective State of the City Address
photo - One Former Mayor Explains How to Deliver an Effective State of the City Address
How do the greatest cities succeed?

Find out on July 10–11 when The New York Times convenes the world’s foremost industry experts, policymakers, developers, creative visionaries, entrepreneurs and others at Cities for…

  • CitiesSpeak

“We created this convening because we wanted to inspire each other,” said NLC Executive Director Clarence E. Anthony. “Looking around the room, I’m confident that we did.”

Melissa Mark-Vivitero, speaker of the…

photo - Infrastructure, Equity and Leadership: Takeaways From the Inaugural City Council Presidents Convening
photo - Infrastructure, Equity and Leadership: Takeaways From the Inaugural City Council Presidents Convening
  • CitiesSpeak

NLC University convenes elected officials, municipal leaders, city staff and industry professionals annually at the NLC University Leadership Summit.

The Leadership Summit provides attendees an opportunity to…

photo - Why You Should Attend the NLC University Leadership Summit
photo - Why You Should Attend the NLC University Leadership Summit
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — May 1, 2017 — The National League of Cities (NLC) and Center for Social Inclusion (CSI) announced today a bold collaboration to support local government in adopting strategies to advance racial equity. Race, Equity and Leadership (…

REAL Banner Image
REAL Banner Image
  • CitiesSpeak

NLC Senior Consultant Jack Calhoun lays out four steps city leaders can take to build stronger, safer and more caring communities by building links between police and faith-based organizations.

This is a guest…

photo - How Law Enforcement and the Faith Community Can Work Together for Cities
photo - How Law Enforcement and the Faith Community Can Work Together for Cities
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — March 20, 2017 — The National League of Cities (NLC) welcomes Irma Esparza Diggs as senior executive and director of the organization’s federal advocacy. In her role, Diggs will assist in developing NLC’s federal policy priorities…

photo - Irma Esparza Diggs
photo - Irma Esparza Diggs
  • Press Release

WASHINGTON – The National League of Cities (NLC) today recognized six cities for implementing programs that enhance and promote cultural diversity in their communities. Presented at the 2017 Congressional City Conference in Washington, D.C., the…

Award Recipients
Award Recipients
  • CitiesSpeak

National League of Cities President Matt Zone challenges every NLC member city to take action to increase economic mobility and opportunity for their residents in 2017.

This is the third post in a series…

photo - How Your City Can Boost Economic Mobility and Opportunity
photo - How Your City Can Boost Economic Mobility and Opportunity
  • CitiesSpeak

With the recent potential for cuts to funding for cities, getting involved with NLC's constituency groups, committees and councils gives city leaders an edge when it comes to knowing the best practices – and the right…

photo - Now Is the Time for City Leaders to Engage with NLC
photo - Now Is the Time for City Leaders to Engage with NLC