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SolSmart: 100 Communities “Open for Solar Business”

In only 18 months since launching, the SolSmart program is celebrating a major milestone: 100 Communities throughout the United States have distinguished themselves as “open for solar business” by meeting important process and performance criteria

Throwback to National Civic Review in 1930: A Message from Franklin D. Roosevelt

The National Civic Review is one of the Nation’s Oldest and Most Respected Journals of Civic Affairs. Its cases studies, reports, interviews and essays help communities learn about the latest developments in collaborative problems-solving, civic

October 18th All-America City Letter of Intent Deadline

Interested in becoming a 2018 All-America City? The National Civic League invites you to apply for the All-America City Award (AAC) – the nation’s most prestigious community award, now in its 69th year. The AAC

October Webinar: How Do We Achieve Racial Healing and Equity?

Register now to join National Civic League on October 16th at 10am PST/ 11am MST/ 12pm CST/ 1pm EST to learn more about racial healing and equity and how we can work to achieve it.

Kerner Wisdom: Communication Between Local Government and Neighborhoods

Note: This is the first of several excerpts from the Kerner Commission, which President Johnson established in 1967 to examine the riots that occurred that summer. The Commission’s report was issued in 1968, making 2018

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The League Welcomes Fourth Senior Fellow, Dante James

The League has added a fourth Senior Fellow, Dante James, who currently serves as the Director for the Office of Equity and Human Rights in Portland, OR. The League’s senior fellows assist our work in

Illinois’ All-America Cities

Twenty-five Illinois communities have been named All-America Cities since the program began in 1949, including the bi-state community of Quad Cities, Illinois/Iowa, which won the prestigious award in 2012 and was named as a finalist in

Community Conversations Used to Address Key Topics Across the Country

More communities are hosting conversations to engage residents in making meaningful connections across dividing lines. The League has identified three examples of barrier-breaking activities happening across the country. These stories illustrate the breadth of issues

Embracing Racial Healing to Change Hearts and Minds

La June Montgomery Tabron, president and CEO of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, recently released a statement in response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. She states that "a new approach is needed that penetrates the

Maricopa County, AZ Improves Business Opportunities with SolSmart Designation

  SolSmart provides recognition and no-cost technical assistance to help local governments reduce barriers to solar energy growth. With the help  of national and local experts, cities, counties, and towns are cutting red tape to