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

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

How Do Communities Ensure their Youth are Healthy and Successful in School and Life?

Around the country, communities are working to remove barriers for students to help their youth create a path to success. National Civic League is proud to announce that in 2016, the All-America City Awards will highlight community efforts to: ensure that all our children are healthy and successful in school and life. Our focus includes [...]

By | September 17th, 2015|All-America City Awards, Civic Life, Uncategorized, Youth/Education|0 Comments

2015 All-America City Quilt Tour!

2015 All-America City Quilt Tour Begins The 2015 All-America City quilt begins a year-long tour across the United States today, departing from Denver, Colorado, home of the National Civic League (NCL). Since 2007, All-America City finalists have created quilt squares that reflect the spirit of their communities. The designs often include images or words representing a unique [...]

By | September 16th, 2015|All-America City Awards|0 Comments

2015 All-America Cities Announced!

The National Civic League is proud to announce the winners of the 2015 All-America City Awards. The annual award celebrates and recognizes neighborhoods, villages, towns, cities, counties, tribes and metro regions that engage residents in innovative, inclusive and effective efforts to tackle critical challenges. Listed in alphabetical order by state, the ten 2015 All-America Cities are: [...]

AAC Communities Present Their Stories of Positive Change

Jury presentations began yesterday for the All-America City Awards. As always. Twelve communities from all over the country told their stories of positive change to a jury of 13 civic experts, including leaders from city government, nonprofit groups, philanthropy and business. The focus what on communitywide efforts to engage and support vulnerable young men and [...]

By | June 14th, 2015|All-America City Awards, Civic Life, Uncategorized|0 Comments

All-America City Awards and My Brother’s Keeper

On Friday January 23, the National Civic League announced a new effort encouraging cities and tribal nations across the country to help vulnerable boys and young men to succeed in school and life in response to President Obama's "My Brother's Keeper" (MBK) initiative. NCL will be spotlighting the importance of communities supporting and engaging vulnerable [...]

By | February 4th, 2015|All-America City Awards|0 Comments

Montgomery’s 2014 All-America City Award Presentation

Montgomery's full All-America City presentation is now available.

By | September 19th, 2014|All-America City Awards|0 Comments

Chelsea Celebrates

From the Chelsea Record: Chelsea residents couldn’t recall a more festive and enjoyable celebration than the one that took place Tuesday night at Mary O’Malley Park as people came together for National Night Out and to recognize the city’s All-America Award designation. For the delegation, led by City Manager Jay Ash, that made the trip [...]

By | August 14th, 2014|All-America City Awards|0 Comments