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2017 All-America City Award Recipients Announced

Contact: Ernestine Benedict | 202-491-3950  | ebenedict@gradelevelreading.net 15 COMMUNITIES AWARDED TOP HONORS IN CIVIC ACTION, COMMUNITY PROBLEM SOLVING AND PROGRESS IN ADVANCING EARLY LITERACY DENVER, Colo., June 16, 2017 – Fifteen communities across the country were [...]

By | June 16th, 2017|

Helping Lakewood, CO Take Partnerships to the Next Level

LAKEWOOD, CO - APRIL 15: Reg Cox, the senior minister for Lakewood Church of Christ, talks with Tony Sandoval, 7, about his clay project at Foothills Elementary School on April 15, 2014, in Lakewood, [...]

By | June 14th, 2017|

All-America City Award Inspires Lasting Change in the City of Asheboro

by Andee Edelson, Director of Early Care and Education of Randolph County Partnership for Children in Asheboro, North Carolina The City of Asheboro was the 2016 All-America City recipient and provided a gateway for the Randolph [...]

By | June 14th, 2017|

Cities Challenged to be Resilient, Sustainable, Solar-Friendly

The world’s cities are the areas that will be most affected by climate change and are uniquely positioned to address this change, according to a plenary speaker at the annual forum on Urban Resilience and [...]

By | June 14th, 2017|

June Webinar: Health Equity and the Role of Civic Engagement

The RWJF-NCL Award for Health Equity recognizes incredible individuals who are working to promote health equity through resident engagement and systemic change efforts. These individuals are helping to create a culture of health in their community. Our [...]

By | June 14th, 2017|

Senior Fellows Program Launched

The National Civic League is introducing a new resource for communities, Senior Fellows, with the announcement of the first three individuals to serve in this role. “Our goal is to have approximately a dozen individuals [...]

By | June 14th, 2017|

The Mythology of Immigrant Crime

Governing Magazine recently published the article, "The Mythical Link Between Immigrants and High Crime Rates". The article states, "experts suggest immigrants could make neighborhoods safer in a number of ways. Many scholars point to the [...]

By | May 15th, 2017|