Category: Cities – General

Tragedy in Haiti

We just wanted to give a quick update on the Haiti earthquake. NLC has created a special page at with resources and information. NLC has also set up a discussion forum on Facebook ( for cities to share what they have been doing to encourage employees and citizens to assist Haiti at this time.

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The Creative Class revisited

The “Creative Class” has become a mainstay in the lexicon of city speak. Made famous by Richard Florida, the term refers to individuals whose jobs are inherently creative, like musicians and architects, or where creativity is a major function of the job, like doctors. As Florida defines it, the Creative Class generates wealth and lots

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