The National League of Cities (NLC) will be conducting the last in their series of informational calls on effective and responsible use of American Rescue Plan finds this coming Friday, April 23. However, all Maryland municipal officials should mark their calendars for Wednesday, April 28 at 1:00 p.m., when NLC's Director for Housing, Community and Economic Development pays a special visit to the Maryland Municipal League to discuss the latest on U.S. Treasury Department guidance as well as best practices for using ARP funds. REGISTER HERE
Michael Wallace is Legislative Director for Housing, Community and Economic Development at the National League of Cities, an organization dedicated to helping city leaders build better communities. Working in partnership with 49 state municipal leagues, NLC serves as a resource to and an advocate for over 19,000 cities, villages and towns. As a member of the Federal Advocacy team, Michael works closely with mayors, council members, and municipal staff to represent local priorities in the areas of housing, community development and economic growth. Prior to joining NLC, Michael worked for U.S. Congresswoman Julia Carson (IN), managing her House Financial Services Committee portfolio. Michael graduated from Marian University in Indianapolis, Indiana, with degrees in philosophy and theology. He moved to Washington, DC, to run the Llewellyn Scott Catholic Worker House, a homeless services provider and shelter.