Source: National League of Cities
What Cities Need to Know as Congress Ramps Up Community Prioritized Investments
Congress is getting ready to take suggestions on worthy city projects ready for investment, but the opportunity to submit them is going to move quickly. Before the end of April, the House Appropriations Committee is requesting Community-Based Project requests and the Transportation Committee is taking Local Transportation Priorities from Members that may be used in the upcoming transportation reauthorization bill this spring.
Investing in Youth Advocacy is an Investment in Civic Engagement
COVID-19 Local Response Principles: Supporting Early Childhood Providers and Other Caregivers
Why Cities Prioritized Equity and Children’s Access to Nature During A Pandemic
What We’re Reading:
- Cities face new roadblock in quest to decarbonize buildings – Smart Cities Dive (March 24, 2021)
- NLC chooses Rochester and 17 other cities for YEF program – WHAM-AM (March 24, 2021)
- ‘Defund the Police’ Efforts Pit Cities Against States (Podcast) – Bloomberg Law (March 19, 2021)
- The Case for Local Relief – NRPA (March 18, 2021)
NLC Update Call #3: American Rescue Plan Implementation
Join us this week to receive updates from the Federal Advocacy team on incoming guidance from the Treasury Department and principles that municipalities can begin to follow now in preparation
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Executive Summary: Cities of Opportunity Advancing Systems Change for Equity in Triple Crisis
Read about the progress and accomplishments of the 2019-2020 CoO Action Cohort which included city government and partner organization leaders from the Cities of Dubuque, IA; Duluth, MN; Las Vegas, NV; Napa, CA; and South Fulton, GA.
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Women’s History Month Local Leader Q&A
Join NLC for a conversation with women local elected officials on their inspiration for leadership, how women lead differently, and the power of female leadership.
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