NLC has published a new report highlighting promising city efforts to improve the lives of children, youth and families in communities with populations below 75,000. "Municipal Leadership for Children and Families in Small and Mid-Sized Cities" provides a rich array of strategies shared by local officials representing more than 40 cities and towns across the country.

Please share your feedback on whether you found this publication valuable, as well as any innovative initiatives your city has developed to improve outcomes for children and families.

* 1. Name

* 2. Title/Organization

* 3. City/Town

* 4. In what state or U.S. territory do you live?

* 6. Email

* 7. Phone

* 8. On a scale of 1-10, how helpful was this report to your local efforts? (10=very helpful, 1=not helpful)

* 9. Did you learn any new strategies from this report?

* 10. Are you considering any new efforts after reading this report?

* 11. Are there any existing local initiatives for children and families that your city has developed that you would like to share in a future online database of promising city practices? (If yes, please complete the section below.)

* 12. Name of Local Initiative

* 13. Issue Area (check all that apply)

* 14. Brief description of initiative, including the problem it is intended to address, the role of your city government, and how the initiative is financed (1-2 paragraphs)