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W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s National Day of Racial Healing

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation and its 130 partners hope that social media will be busy with contributions observing the National Day of Racial Healing on Tuesday, Jan. 17. The grassroots initiative is aimed at overcoming racial biases and unifying the people of this country to create an environment where all children can thrive. Follow what people are [...]

By | January 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Peace on Earth Begins with Goodwill to All

"As a nation, we need a healing." These words, spoken by former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick at a gathering in Southern California last week, reflected the dual concerns at the conference about racial divisions in our country and the political divisions caused by the recent presidential election. At a time when we are wishing for [...]

By | December 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Time to Harness the Power of Community!

Tuesday’s results did not erase today’s challenges, and the work continues in each of our communities. We will continue to process and respond to what this election means for local communities and the challenges we face. For today, ask yourself what is your biggest hope for the country and for your local community? What are [...]

By | November 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Announcing the Winners of the 2016 RWJF-NCL Award for Health Equity

The National Civic League, in partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is proud to announce the first winners of the RWJF-NCL Award for Health Equity: Dr. Terri Richardson and Ms. Thelma Craig for their work with the Colorado Black Health Collaborative.    The RWJF-NCL Award for Health Equity recognizes incredible individuals who are working [...]

By | May 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|9 Comments

NCL Announces 2016 All-America City Finalists

Award to honor communities developing innovative solutions to ensure all children are healthy and supported to succeed in school and life Denver, Colorado - March 24, 2016 - The National Civic League is proud to announce the finalists for the 2016 All-America City Award (AAC). The award, given to 10 communities each year, celebrates and [...]

By | March 24th, 2016|All-America City Awards, Uncategorized|1 Comment

NCL is Hiring

National Civic League is hiring for two positions. NCL is seeking an Office Manager and a Program Director for our Racial Equity programs. See the links below for more details and please SHARE with your friends and colleagues. Click here for more information on the Office Manager position. Click here for more information about the [...]

By | February 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Announcing the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation – NCL Award for Health Equity

The National Civic League has partnered with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to celebrate, honor and reward excellence in promoting health equity. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Award for Health Equity presented by the National Civic League (RWJF-National Civic League Award) recognizes and honors individuals that have successfully implemented a systems change approach within the [...]

By | February 8th, 2016|All-America City Awards, applications, Civic Life|0 Comments

NCL partners with W.K. Kellogg Foundation on its Newest Initiative around Racial Equity and Healing

On January 28th W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) announced the next phase of their racial equity work: Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation. This work aims to build upon the momentum in cities across the United States to openly discuss and take action to address racial disparities in our country.  NCL is proud to be a key [...]

By | January 29th, 2016|All-America City Awards, Diversity/inclusion|0 Comments

New Opportunity to Get Free Technical Assistance to Build A Stronger Solar Community

In 2015, National Civic League announced its partnership with ICMA (the International City/County Management Association) to establish a national recognition program to celebrate communities that are building the infrastructure and regulations to create strong solar marketplaces. Now in 2016, interested communities can receive free technical assistance (up to 100 hours) to help build a more solar [...]

By | January 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

NCL Names Doug Linkhart New President

National Civic League announced today the appointment of Doug Linkhart, a former Colorado State Senator and Denver City Councilman, as its next president. Linkhart replaces Gloria Rubio-Cortes, who has served as the League President since 2007. "Doug Linkhart has exceptional qualifications for the job," said David Sander, chairman of the National Civic League Board of [...]

By | December 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|1 Comment