The National League of Cities annual congress
is unique in that it partners with its host city to develop educational
programs focusing on successful urban projects.
’s new homeless services campus and the
kayak park are two of the featured projects during the 3 day event.
mayor Bob Cashell says it’s good for his staff to
host the conference.
think it helps them because they are able to visit with other people from other
cities and find out how they do things and what goes on and how to make things
work. It’s very beneficial for everybody
… and also gives our city employees something to show pride in what they do.
Featured speakers include
New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, civil rights leader Joseph Lowry and former HUD secretaries
Henry Cisneros and Jack Kemp.
Brian Bahouth KXJZ News.