National League of Cities Institute for Youth, Education and Families

About NLC

The National League of Cities, Institute for Youth, Education and Families (NLC) is a non-profit organization that seeks to strengthen the capacity of municipal leaders to address the needs of children, youth and families in their communities.


Mayoral Engagement, Citywide Afterschool Systems Building

Technical Assistance

  • Mayoral summits.
  • Afterschool Policy Advisors' Network (APAN).
  • Provide publications and action kits.
  • Demonstrate the growth of afterschool and expanded learning funding in cities over time.
  • Mayoral engagement.

ATAC Contacts

Audrey Hutchinson, Program Director, Education and Afterschool Initiatives
(202) 626-3053

Bela Shah Spooner, Principal Associate, Afterschool Initiatives
(202) 626-3057