A Job Well Done

January 29, 2019

Decatur City Manager Peggy Merriss is a model public servant. After 35 years of dedication to her community, Peggy has retired. After working her way up through the City of...

Aurora Shows Off Diversity with Global Fest

August 24, 2018

By Aidan Muldoon, Youth Reporter Aurora, Colorado, a 2008 All-America City, recently hosted Global Fest, a large gathering of people of many races, nationalities and religions. With music, dancers and...

Creating Healthy Communities Through Inclusive Civic Engagement

August 23, 2018

The National Civic League invites you to apply for the All-America City Award – the nation’s most prestigious community award, now in its 70th year. The AAC Award offers the...

Couldn’t Make It to #AAC2018?

July 25, 2018

Learn from the 2018 All-America City winners and finalists on what makes an equitable, thriving community. Watch all finalist presentations Community presentations are an essential part of the All-America City...

Local Governance Conference & All-America City Awards – This Month!

June 12, 2018

#NCLG2018 – The Conference will focus on inclusive civic engagement, innovation and collaboration as essential elements for making progress on complex issues like health equity, education and relations between community and...

Ciclovía Salinas: Youth Empowerment in Salinas, California

December 12, 2017

by Matthew Donohue The All-America City of Salinas, California is committed to improving equity, building trust and empowering youth leadership to achieve a shared vision of success. Like many cities...

Illinois’ All-America Cities

September 14, 2017

Twenty-five Illinois communities have been named All-America Cities since the program began in 1949, including the bi-state community of Quad Cities, Illinois/Iowa, which won the prestigious award in 2012 and...

A Shared Vision Led Dubuque Through Uncertain Economic Times

September 14, 2017

Spurred by a depressed economy in the 1980s, Dubuque leveraged partnerships and residents’ strengths to put the city back on the map. By creating common goals and a shared identity...

All-America City, Roanoke, Virginia – In the News

August 23, 2017

Watch this Inside City of Roanoke, Virginia - Government segment with Roanoke Public Libraries Director Sheila Umberger as she shares about the 2017 All-America City Award. Produced by Roanoke Valley Television RVTV-3.

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