National Civic League Announces 2016 All-America City Award Winners

June 20, 2016

Denver, CO--The National Civic League has announced the ten winners of the 2016 All-America City Awards (AAC), an honor given each year to towns, cities, counties, tribes, neighborhoods and metropolitan...

William N. Cassella Jr. Dies

September 8, 2015

We were saddened by the loss of William N. Cassella, Jr., who passed away September 6, 2015. He ably held the post of executive director of the league from 1969...

2015 All-America Cities Announced!

June 15, 2015

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...

AAC Communities Present Their Stories of Positive Change

June 14, 2015

Jury presentations began yesterday for the All-America City Awards. As always. Twelve communities from all over the country told their stories of positive change to a jury of 13 civic...

Eight States named “Pacesetters” by the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading

May 1, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 13, 2015 – Eight states across the nation have been named 2014 Pacesetters by the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading, cited for their efforts to begin to turn...

Spring Issue of National Civic Review

April 24, 2015

The spring 2015 issue of the National Civic Review is out and its focus is on community engagement and education. The lead article is on Marshalltown, Iowa (AAC 2012) and...

Coming in the National Civic Review

February 25, 2015

[fusion_text]In most American cities, factors like family income, race and geography seem inextricably linked to academic performance. But in Denver, as elsewhere, there are outliers – powerful examples of what...

All-America City Awards and My Brother’s Keeper

February 4, 2015

On Friday January 23, the National Civic League announced a new effort encouraging cities and tribal nations across the country to help vulnerable boys and young men to succeed in...

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