Pittsburgh City Summit conference
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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…

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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…

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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…

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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. 

Theaster Gates, a potter by training and a social…

Slideshow – The 2016 Congressional City Conference in Photos

The 2016 Congressional City Conference in Photos
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Through the support of NLC's Mayors’ Education Task Force and the Every Student Succeeds Act, mayors can build on their partnerships with school district leaders and other community partners to improve their cities’ educational outcomes.

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task force
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“It was clear to me that I could have great policy ideas and a keen grasp of budgeting, but if I didn’t develop key leadership skills, I would never be able to lead my colleagues, my constituents, or my city forward.”…

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