It’s Here: NLC Website is LIVE
For more than 95 years, the National League of Cities has been the voice for the nation’s 19,000 cities, towns and villages. NLC is dedicated to providing local leaders with the top resources, tools, and programming to help them best lead their communities. This week, we are proud to introduce a new website that makes it easier for these leaders to access resources and tools in a user-friendly way.
What We’re Reading:
- Prospects diminish for Covid deal ahead of election – Politico (October 14, 2020)
- Supreme Court allows Trump administration to end census count early – NBC News (October 13, 2020)
- The Pandemic Threatens The Already Vulnerable Affordable Housing Crisis – Forbes (October 12, 2020)
“Building a Future that Works”
Register now for a virtual event hosted by the U.S. Department of Labor in celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). On Tuesday, October 20 at 2:00 pm ET join a critical conversation on ensuring emerging technologies are accessible to all in the workplace.
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Apply Today | Cities of Opportunity Action Cohort: Turning Crisis into Pathways to Equity & Resiliency
Local officials can seize the moment to change power structures, policies and systems that have blocked opportunities for marginalized communities over generations. NLC is helping local leaders address holistic, interconnected factors that affect life expectancy and help build resilient futures for all residents. Learn more and access the application to join this new cohort here.
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Cities and Health Systems: A New Community of Practice
In partnership with the Center to Advance Community Health and Equity at the Public Health Institute, NLC has created a new learning community for up to 12 cities to receive in-depth assistance focused on fostering alignment and collaboration between cities and health systems. In the wake of COVID-19, the aim of this effort is to ensure robust city and health system partnerships to improve health outcomes and advance equity. You can learn more and download the application to join at the link below.
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