Pittsburgh City Summit conference
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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.…

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nlc group
  • Press Release

PITTSBURGH — November 19, 2016 — The National League of Cities (NLC) today named its 2017 leadership and board of directors at its annual City Summit in Pittsburgh. The membership elected Councilmember Matt Zone of Cleveland to serve as NLC's…

  • CitiesSpeak

One mayor’s dynamic, collaborative management model essentially saved a U.S. manufacturing city – Lansing, Michigan – using public-private partnerships. Here’s how it was done.

This is a guest post. The post was co-…

Lansing Michigan
Lansing Michigan
  • Member Education & Mobilization
  • Commentary/Leadership Article
  • Press Release

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…

  • CitiesSpeak

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…

  • CitiesSpeak

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
  • CitiesSpeak

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…