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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

By |October 13th, 2017|

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

By |October 13th, 2017|

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

By |October 13th, 2017|

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.

By |October 13th, 2017|

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

By |October 13th, 2017|

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

By |October 12th, 2017|

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

By |September 14th, 2017|