Part II: Excerpts from the Kerner Commission and Reflections on Racial Equity Today

November 14, 2017

BY CARLA J. KIMBROUGH At a recent gathering of elected officials, I asked, Has your community experienced a disturbance, protest, riot or rebellion that exposed divides? They used their cell phones...

An Unforgettable Experience – The All-America City Award Program

November 10, 2017

Join the over 500 communities from across the country that have had the unforgettable experience of becoming an All-America City! I have done a lot of peer review panels where...

Kerner Wisdom: Communication Between Local Government and Neighborhoods

November 10, 2017

Note: This is the first of several excerpts from the Kerner Commission, which President Johnson established in 1967 to examine the riots that occurred that summer. The Commission’s report was...

October Webinar: How Do We Achieve Racial Healing and Equity?

October 10, 2017

Register now to join National Civic League on October 16th at 10am PST/ 11am MST/ 12pm CST/ 1pm EST to learn more about racial healing and equity and how we...

True Collaborative: Leveraging major systems to shape inclusive healthcare delivery.

September 30, 2017

LBWHC set out to develop a curriculum for training healthcare professionals to deliver culturally competent and sensitive care to lesbian and bisexual women.

Community Conversations Used to Address Key Topics Across the Country

September 14, 2017

More communities are hosting conversations to engage residents in making meaningful connections across dividing lines. The League has identified three examples of barrier-breaking activities happening across the country. These stories...

Embracing Racial Healing to Change Hearts and Minds

September 14, 2017

La June Montgomery Tabron, president and CEO of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, recently released a statement in response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. She states that "a new approach...

Racial Equity Tools for Communities

August 15, 2017

By Carla J. Kimbrough, National Civic League Director of Racial Equity Programs More local governments are using racial equity impact assessment tools to evaluate policies, practices and programs. Such tools...

Shaping Inclusive Healthcare Delivery

August 15, 2017

Recognizing the importance of creating a culture of health amongst a vulnerable population that often avoids seeking care because of fear of disclosure to providers, the Los Angeles County Lesbian...

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