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History of the National Civic League

NCL History No history of American politics and government would be complete without a chapter on the National Civic League. A roster of past chairs of the league’s board of directors would read like a

Model City Charter, 8th Edition

Defining Good Government in a New Millennium The eighth edition of the Model City Charter strongly endorses the council-manager structure of municipal government that was first proposed in 1915 as the National Civic League's

National Civic Review

Making Citizen Democracy Work The National Civic Review, the quarterly journal of the National Civic League, is one of the nation's oldest civic affairs journals. Founded in 1912, the Review features thoughtful essays on democratic

The Community Visioning and Strategic Planning Handbook

National Civic League Press, Third Printing The handbook lays out the framework of the successful community planning processes used by the National Civic League and others across the country. These processes have been customized and

The Civic Index, 3rd Edition

Measuring Your Community's Civic Health Successful communities understand that addressing challenges requires different skills than those employed by previous generations of problem solvers. For communities to reinvent themselves and move toward fundamental change, they must

2015 All-America City Awards to focus on Vulnerable Boys and Young Men of Color

Photo by Karina Furhman

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Membership Application

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2015 All America City Application

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Pacesetters: Baltimore, Maryland

(From the Campaign for Grade-Level-Reading website.) Baltimore became one of the first cities to start using chronic absence data to drive policy and practice, and it has demonstrated several innovative approaches to improving attendance. A

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A Message for Aurora

The National Civic League sends a message of deep sympathy and admiration to the All-America City of Aurora, Colorado. You have demonstrated this past weekend, as you did in 2008 when you won the All-America