Equitable Development as a Tool to Advance Racial Equity

November 28, 2018

As some cities rebound from decades of suburbanization and disinvestment, many have hailed the improvements that come with increased public and private investment and higher tax revenues. However, the benefits...

Hate Crimes on the Rise. What Can Cities Do?

November 28, 2018

According to a recent New York Times article, "Hate crime reports increased 17 percent last year from 2016, the F.B.I. said on Tuesday, rising for the third consecutive year as...

Undivided Nation: Q&A

November 28, 2018

A Q&A with David Leaverton of Undivided Nation Editor’s Note: “What would it take to bring unity to America?” That’s the powerful question that has guided the Undivided Nation tour....

Realizing a More Inclusive Electorate: Identity, Knowledge, Mobilization

October 24, 2018

Donors and philanthropists should support organizations that carry out year-round civic engagement, leadership development, and capacity building in communities and within demographic groups that partisan campaigns often pass over, a...

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...

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...

City of Little Rock: Identification Cards Making Life Easier for Residents

August 23, 2018

Launched July 7, 2018, the City of Little Rock Identification Card program has issued 262 cards to date with more than 1,000 people having scheduled appointments to apply for the...

“Everybody does better, when everybody does better”

August 23, 2018

Reflections from former Senator Fred Harris on race and poverty 50 years after the Kerner Commission at our National Conference on Local Governance. Former U. S. Senator Fred Harris is...

What About Women?

July 25, 2018

The League's Racial Equity Program Director featured in American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) Publication National Civic League Director of Racial Equity Programs, Carla Kimbrough, recently had her article, "What About...

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