The National Civic League has pulled together a wealth of resources to support local communities as they explore applying for the All-America City Award. Review the materials below for key resources to help you better understand the application process, what we mean by engagement and to discover other tools to help you better understand areas of focus within the 2023 application.
As you fill out the application, it may be helpful to consult the following materials:
All-America City Award Related:
National Civic Review Articles on Civic Engagement:
Youth Engagement Resources:
All-America City made me so hopeful about America’s future - a total antidote to the negativity that can sometimes corrode our civic life.
Curtis Johnson, Executive Editor of Citiscope
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.View the Webinar Archive