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Local Democracy in the Face of State Interference

Time: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Date: Friday, November 9, 2018

Theatre: Convention Center, Room 515A

09-11-2018 13:30 09-11-2018 15:30 Europe/London Local Democracy in the Face of State Interference

Stronger local democracy is critical, especially during times of national political turmoil like we’re experiencing today. Join city leaders as they go deeper on a range of topics focused on strengthening the capacity of local government and the vibrancy of civic participation. This session will feature a fireside chat with incoming NLC president Mayor Freeman-Wilson… Read more »

NLC City Summit

Synopsis

Stronger local democracy is critical, especially during times of national political turmoil like we’re experiencing today. Join city leaders as they go deeper on a range of topics focused on strengthening the capacity of local government and the vibrancy of civic participation. This session will feature a fireside chat with incoming NLC president Mayor Freeman-Wilson and a panel on the challenges of state preemption.

*A reception will follow this workshop

Speakers

  • Karen Freeman-Wilson Incoming President, National League of Cities - Mayor, Gary, IN
  • Stephen Benjamin Mayor, Columbia, SC - President, US Conference of Mayors

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