Magazine article Nation's Cities Weekly

NLC Award Competitions Begin

Magazine article Nation's Cities Weekly

NLC Award Competitions Begin

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The National League of Cities is kicking off its year 2000 award competitions for Urban Enrichment and for Innovations. Both award applications for this year's competition are now available.

The 2000 James C. Howland Awards for Urban Enrichment is sponsored by the National League of Cities and CH2M Hill. The Howland Awards are given to cities and towns that have, through effective policies and thoughtful project planning, demonstrated and encouraged the preservation or enrichment of high quality urban environments. Its purpose is to recognize efforts that have preserved and/or enriched the environmental quality of life in our nation's communities.

If your city or town has undertaken exciting, successful initiatives to enrich the quality of life for your citizens, you are strongly encouraged to apply. Winners of the Howland Awards receive $2000, to be donated to a not-for-profit organization designated by the elected leadership of the municipality.

Honorable mention recipients receive $500; to likewise be donated to a not-for-profit organization designated by the elected leadership of the municipality. Each award recipient will be honored during NLC's annual Congress of Cities & Exposition in Boston, Massachusetts. In addition, award recipients will receive coverage of the community's award in Nation's Cities Weekly and other appropriate publications. All award applicants will also be included in a publication sent to NLC members.

The 2000 Innovation Awards topic is Undoing Racism: Justice and Fairness in America's Cities and Towns; which is NLC President Bob Knight's top priority of his NLC presidency. …

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