The League’s Civic Index: Measuring Your Community’s Capacity to Solve Problems and Thrive

May 12, 2019

By Doug Linkhart — President, National Civic League What makes some communities better able than others to solve the tough social, political, economic or physical challenges they face? This was...

Sustaining Member, City of Denver, Tackles Issues Related to Growth

January 28, 2019

The rate of Denver’s growth is one of the highest in the nation. With this growth has come benefits, such as an extremely low unemployment rate and a strong economy....

Diversity Dozen Tool Unveiled

September 25, 2018

By Carla Kimbrough When I recently shared the Diversity Dozen with ICMA professionals, I told them that Race is the most important conversation this nation has never really had. Many...

Learning About Democratic Practices with City Managers

August 24, 2018

The National Civic League is working with the Charles F. Kettering Foundation to organize “learning exchanges” to explore the ways professional city managers engage with members of the public to...

Client Spotlight: Engage Castle Pines

July 26, 2018

National Civic League is working with the City of Castle Pines, Colorado to engage its residents around the kind of future they want to create for the community. With new...

Client Spotlight: Workshop for Dubuque Provides Engagement Training for Local Leaders

June 30, 2018

The commitment to resident engagement and equity that helped make Dubuque a four-time winner of the All-America City Award drove the City of Dubuque and the Community Foundation of Greater...

League, United Way Announce Partnership

May 28, 2018

The National Civic League has forged a partnership with United Way Worldwide to work together toward the betterment of local communities. The League will work with United Way to spread...

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