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NGA Participates in Forum on Presidential Transition’s Impact on Local Governments

The National Governors Association, in partnership with the National Academy of Public Administration and the George Mason University’s School of Policy and Government, participated in the event “Presidential Transition: Impact on Local Governments.”

States Drive Systems Change Through Two-Generation Strategies

The National Governors Association announced that five states have been selected to participate in an opportunity to create two-generation strategies for systems change.


The NGA Center for Best Practices Economic Opportunity Division provides information, research, policy analysis, technical assistance and resource development for governors and their staff across a range of policy issues. The division covers economic development and innovation; workforce development focused on industry-based strategies; pathways to employment and populations with special needs; and human services for children, youth, low-income families and people with disabilities.