Registration for the 2017 Campaign for Grade-Level Reading’s All-America City Award Gathering Now Open

Take advantage of the early bird discount on registration fees, and the group rate for your hotel stay at the Westin Denver International Airport Hotel. The early bird discount will expire on March 17, so don’t delay. REGISTER today!  At the AAC Gathering you will have the opportunity to connect with hundreds of civic and community [...]

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More Communities Receive SolSmart Designation

On Monday, SolSmart announced that seven communities have earned the SolSmart designation.  New York City , NY, and Louisville, KY, were recognized as SolSmart Gold and Plano, TX, Moab, UT, Salt Lake City, UT, Summit County, UT, and Maricopa County, AZ, SolSmart Bronze.  Several previously designated communities Denver, CO, Pinecrest, FL, and Charleston, SC, have continued [...]

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Looking for Health Equity Leaders

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and National Civic League are looking for local individuals fighting for health equity.  The RWJF-NCL Health Equity Award and the $3,000.00 prize (to be spent in whatever way the winner wishes) will be presented to an individual that has successfully implemented a systems change approach that leverages engagement to improve health [...]

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Order The Kerner Report and Work with us to Better Understand Race Relations

The National Civic League is encouraging communities to take a renewed interest in the Kerner Report in preparation for the 2018 All-America City awards program. Formally known as the Report of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders, the Kerner Report, released initially in 1968, provides a useful perspective on race relations in the United [...]

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Tupelo Holds the First All-America Conversation – Join Them!

Photo by Adam Robison Tupelo residents and city officials gather at the Tupelo Police Department for the All-American Conversation, where Mayor Jason Shelton, Police Chief Bart Aguirre and other police department officials answered questions submitted by city residents that attended on Monday night. Tupelo, Mississippi became the first city to hold an All-America Conversation [...]

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Website Re-Design RFP – Help NCL Get a Fresh Look

The National Civic League seeks a website designer. Click here to download the RFP.  

By | February 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Join the Network of 75+ Cities Involved in All-America Conversations

In less than two weeks, local leaders from more than 75 communities across the country have downloaded the All-America Conversations Toolkit. It is clear that local communities recognize the need to engage residents to work across dividing lines. To support these local efforts National Civic League is hosting a free coaching/support call on February 27 [...]

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A Partnership for Community Building

ICMA (International City/County Management Association) is proud to partner with the National Civic League on All-America Conversations. Community engagement is key to building and maintaining public trust and ICMA offers a number of resources to support you as you face the disruptive changes that lie ahead. Here are few resources that you can access now. [...]

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2018 All-America City Theme

Announcing the 2018 All-America City Theme: Promoting Equity Through Inclusive Civic Engagement The 2018 All-America City application will be released Thursday February 16th, sign up here to receive the application. In 2018, the All-America City Award will recognize ten communities for their inclusive engagement processes, projects and community vision. The essence of the application is a [...]

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This Month in History

On Feb. 29, 1968, the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders, commonly called The Kerner Report, is released. In the summer of 1967, American cities experienced “racial disorders” that bewildered the nation. Among the worst riots occurred in Newark, New Jersey, and Detroit. By July 1967, President Lyndon B. Johnson established the 11-member National Advisory [...]

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