NewDEALers Inducted into Bloomberg and Rodel Classes

Idea Category: Infrastructure, Smart Government

This week, 6 NewDEAL Mayors were announced as part of the 3rd class of the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative, through which 41 mayors from around the world will participate in a yearlong education program to develop municipal executive leadership. NewDEAL Mayors in this year's class are Kate Gallego (Phoenix, AZ), Leirion Gaylor Baird (Lincoln, NE), Eric Johnson (Dallas, TX), Rick Kriseman (St. Petersburg, FL), Lovely Warren (Rochester, NY), and Nan Whaley (Dayton, OH).


A number of NewDEALers were also announced as part of the Aspen Institute's 2019 class of Rodel Fellows, a program that brings together promising young political leaders to discuss underlying principles of democracy and responsibilities of public leadership while boosting a thoughtful and bipartisan dialogue. NewDEALers in this year's Rodel Fellows class are Mayor Steven Fulop (Jersey City, NJ), Mayor Kate Gallego (Phoenix, AZ), Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib (Washington), Sec. of State Alex Padilla (California), and Senate Minority Leader Jeff Yarbro (Nashville, TN).

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New Plan to Boost Local Food System in Lincoln

Idea Category: Climate Change, Smart Government

First in the Nation Heat Mitigation Office

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Job Training for Struggling Workers

Idea Category: Jobs and Entrepreneurship

Leading the U.S. Conference of Mayors

Idea Category: Defending Democracy, Jobs and Entrepreneurship, Smart Government

Lincoln Prepares for the Future

Idea Category: Climate Change

Texan NewDEALers Lead Recovery Efforts

Idea Category: Housing, Infrastructure, Safety Net

California Unveils “Where’s My Ballot” Tool

Idea Category: Defending Democracy, Smart Government

Mayor Expands Youth Workforce Program to Alleviate Crime

Idea Category: Jobs and Entrepreneurship

Secretaries of State Get Voters Registered

Idea Category: Defending Democracy

NewDEAL Leaders Working to Empower Voters

Idea Category: Defending Democracy

Mayor Kriseman Leads on Climate

Idea Category: Climate Change