"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 new design elements to this blog with the goal of show-casing the success stories of the 2010 All-America Cities and finalists. We want this blog to be the very kind of hub the above quoted city manager referred to.

In the meantime, here is a short video we made to congratulate the ten communities chosen as All-America Cities in Kansas City last month.