Tag: diversity

What City Leaders Have to Say About Diversity

This is a guest post by Janelle Watson, NLC’s Senior Associate for Constituency Group Programs. The National League of Cities celebrates the growing diversity of America’s cities and towns. That’s why NLC and its Constituency Groups created the City Cultural Diversity Awards: to recognize the¬†communities across the country that are creating inclusive environments for of

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Innovation and Cities: Reframing the Dialogue

The first installment in a series on “Innovation and Cities” These are tough times for cities, economically and politically.¬† Our own research points to a period of managed retrenchment where city leaders are confronted with undesirable choices — cuts in vital services, laying off personnel, delaying needed infrastructure investments, to name a few.¬† But, times

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