The All-America City Award recognizes communities that leverage civic engagement, collaboration, inclusiveness and innovation to successfully address local issues.

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All-America City - Hall of Fame Projects

To celebrate the ongoing work of all of our past All-America Cities, the National Civic League sponsors a Hall of Fame Award to recognize an outstanding civic engagement initiative in the community since winning the All-America City Award.

All applicants will be invited to virtually attend the 2021 All-America City Award Event June 7-9. Winners will be invited to present their projects during workshops at the conference, will be featured in the League’s Promising Practices Database and potentially in the National Civic Review

To apply, email the completed application to by Thursday, March 11, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PST. Winners will be chosen in April. Please note this is NOT the 2020 All-America City Application, please visit here to apply to be a 2021 All-America City.

Not sure if your community is a past All-America City winner, see here for full list of previous winners.

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Webinars, Interviews and Speeches

This page includes webinars, interviews and speeches covering promising practices around the country. The free monthly Promising Practices Webinar series highlights successful projects around the country with speakers from cities implementing creative strategies for civic engagement. These webinars are free and open to anyone who is interested in creating stronger communities. The National Civic League's interview series includes conversations with elected officials, civic engagement experts, figures important to our history and others. Recorded speeches allow you to re-live the keynote addresses of past All-America City awards events and conferences.

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