National League of Cities (NLC) and IGNITE Cities IGNITE) have partnered to showcase the voice of local leaders with the launch of On the Frontlines: Conversations with Mayors. The new video showcase will allow mayors to tell how they are responding to the COVIC-19 pandemic in their communities and actions they are taking to protect the health and welfare of their residents.
From stay-at-home orders, the deployment of new technologies, to eviction moratoriums, mayors across the United States are being decisive and making tough decisions to ensure the safety of their communities. NLC and IGNITE are inviting mayors to tell the story of their communities in their own words. NLC and IGNITE will share these stories globally to showcase the leadership and urgency of response during this crisis.
“NLC is excited to partner with IGNITE Cities to raise the voice of mayors, local leaders who are on the frontlines fighting this pandemic protecting their communities and helping their residents respond,” said NLC CEO and Executive Director Clarence Anthony.
“We believe it’s our responsibility to support every mayor, across every city to ensure we overcome this global pandemic. Our partnership with NLC is a powerful example of the collaboration required to push through these unprecedented times, “said George Burciaga,” Managing Partner of IGNITE.
About us: NLC is the voice of cities, towns, and villages across the United States. Our mission is to strengthen local leadership, influence federal policy and drive innovative solutions.
IGNITE is a smart city consulting practice designed to develop, engage and ignite relationships with mayorsand global technology firms to architect a connected city by placing people at the center of our purpose. IGNITE has refocused the connected city space and developed a smart framework that can scale, replicate and become profitable. www.ignitecities.co or @ignitecities
We would like to take a moment to extend our gratitude to our mayors for their willingness to partner with IGNITE. We are the only firm humanizing critical smart city issues and accelerating solutions for mayors across the globe. Ignite delivers pro-bono advisory services to mayors surrounding smart city initiatives while keeping people at the center of our purpose.
from our mayor:
"We are excited to partner with George and team as we continue to transform the cities infrastructure and development new efficiencies and sustainability for the City of Miami.” said Mayor Francis suarez