Local governments have and continue to play a critical role in protecting communities throughout the COVID-19 pandemic – from passing local public health ordinances and sharing accurate health safety information to addressing urgent economic needs and protecting frontline workers. With the American Rescue Plan Act, localities can and must invest in community needs and build sustainable infrastructure centered on equity.
As our pandemic response moves towards long-term equitable recovery, local governments will continue to play a critical role in ensuring communities have the immediate relief and long-term solutions to address underlying systemic inequalities.
Lead Together to Transform American Communities
This website is for government leaders, policymakers, community organizers and organizations, advocacy groups, and civic leaders who want to:
Check out our steering committees! Our work is member-led and our issue steering committees offer a big picture perspective on LP’s programmatic work.