Tag: COCSeattle

Why Cities Lead

Washington, DC is a transient city.  At least it feels that way to me, a transplant.  I moved to DC a little over two years ago, after spending a couple years in Chicago, and before that, Louisville.  When I meet people here, their first question typically is, “what do you do?”  But what quickly follows

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Ageless Cities

This post is part of a special series of blogs inspired by NLC’s annual Congress of Cities and related events such as the National Summit on Your City’s Families. Interestingly enough, much of what we have learned about how to make cities great places for youth can be applied to making cities great places for

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Global Connections Solve Local Problems

This post is part of a special series of blogs inspired by NLC’s annual Congress of Cities and related events such as the National Summit on Your City’s Families. My smartphone informs me about typhoons in the Philippines as quickly as it does college basketball scores. Sitting in Seattle, at NLC’s annual Congress of Cities

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Crowd-Sourced Solutions for Protecting Privacy and Confidentiality with Big Data

This post is part of a special series of blogs inspired by NLC’s annual Congress of Cities and related events such as the National Summit on Your City’s Families. In the Municipal Integrated Data Systems session at the Your City’s Family Summit this week, several practical suggestions for how cities can work through Big Data privacy and confidentiality

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Me, Newt and the Challenge of Big Data for Cities

This post is part of a special series of blogs inspired by NLC’s annual Congress of Cities and related events such as the National Summit on Your City’s Families. Just days into my new job with the National League of Cities, I am attending our national conference, the Congress of Cities and Exposition in Seattle.

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The Role of Cities in a Learning Revolution

This post is part of a special series of blogs inspired by NLC’s annual Congress of Cities and related events such as the National Summit on Your City’s Families. Children are born learners.  From infancy on, they approach the world with an innate curiosity.  With a twinkle in their eye they master the complexities of

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