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

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: [...]

Mayor Hancock Leads Denver forward on My Brother’s Keeper effort

On Saturday, April 4th Denver Mayor and NCL Board Chair, Mayor Michael B. Hancock led a Summit focused on efforts to support young men of color in Denver.  The Summit is part of the city's work on the White House's My Brother's Keeper Initiative and brought together leaders and young people from across the community. [...]

By | April 9th, 2015|Civic Life, Diversity/inclusion|1 Comment

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

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25 Years of Healthy Communities: an interview with Tyler Norris

Award for Immigrant Integration Programs

December 15, is the deadline to nominate a group or individual for the E Pluribus Unum Prizes, a national awards program that provides four $50,000 prizes annually to exceptional initiatives that promote immigrant integration. The awards recognize outstanding immigrant integration initiatives of all types, whether led by nonprofit or community organizations, businesses, public agencies, religious [...]

By | September 30th, 2010|Civic Life, Diversity/inclusion|0 Comments

Congratulations to the 2010 All-America Cities

"The National Civic League has proven to be a hub of learning and sharing the front-line stories of communities across the nation that are making a positive difference...” Joni L. Pattillo, City Manager of All-America City finalist Dublin, CA. That's the idea, all right. In the upcoming weeks, we are going to be adding some [...]

By | July 21st, 2010|Diversity/inclusion, Youth/Education|0 Comments

All-America City 2010: Rancho Cordova, California’s Presentation

Building a new home for local government and nonprofits, celebrating diversity and fighting homelessness.... Watch live streaming video from freespeechtv at

By | June 21st, 2010|Civic Life, Diversity/inclusion|4 Comments

All-America Stories: Acworth, Georgia

By | June 2nd, 2010|Arts/Recreation, Diversity/inclusion|30 Comments