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Leadership & Management

As local leaders progress through the stages of their roles in local government, we offer the resources and training to help them maximize their effectiveness in this position.

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Applications Due Wednesday, October 16 

 

The NLC Executive Office is now accepting applications for the 2014 NLC Officers and Board of Directors. The Online Candidate Data Forms are due electronically to NLC by Wednesday, October…

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The following is NLC's quarterly member update on the U.S. Communities Purchasing Alliance. 

 

When it comes to public procurement, using a cooperative purchasing program is a common practice for cities and towns. The U.S.…

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In August, the National Urban Fellows (NUF) Program announced the election of Carolyn Coleman to its Board of Directors.  Coleman is the Director of Federal Advocacy at the National League of Cities. Through its Academic and Leadership Development…
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Councilmember Todd Kinsey of League City, Texas, learned the importance of education, family, and community at an early age.

Growing up in a fatherless home, his mother relied on government and community…

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NLC recognizes that the social and political environment is changing and if NLC is to be relevant and effective, it must change with the times. NLC is using a research informed planning process that will develop a three-year strategic plan that…

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Raleigh was presented with a U.S. Communities Customer Appreciation Award for supporting cooperative purchasing and utilizing multiple U.S. Communities contracts over the past three years and purchasing more than $3 million of products and…

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Washington, DC - Councilman Seyram Selase of Anniston, AL and Vice Mayor Jasmine Gore of Hopewell, VA have been selected as the 2013-2014 Foundation Fellows for the National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials (NBC-LEO) Foundation. The…

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Friends, family and long-time colleagues gathered in Washington, DC last week to pay tribute to NLC Executive Director Don Borut's long career in public service. The celebration came just a few weeks before Borut's official retirement date at the…

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BOSTON, MA - At its annual Congress of Cities conference in Boston, MA this year, the National League of Cities (NLC) presented its John G. Stutz award to individuals who have served a total of 25 years of more on the staff of a state municipal…

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Editor's Note: Following are excerpts from Avondale, AZ Mayor Marie Lopez Roger's acceptance speech for the position of NLC President on December 1, 2012 at the Congress of Cities and Exposition in Boston.

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