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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
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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…

  • 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…

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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
  • 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…

  • CitiesSpeak

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…

  • CitiesSpeak

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…

  • CitiesSpeak

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
  • CitiesSpeak

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