Professionalism and Democratic Innovation in America

January 29, 2019

Albert W. Dzur, a political science professor at Bowling Green State University and a regular contributor to the National Civic Review, has been researching the relationship between professionals, civic engagement...

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....

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...

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...

National Civic League Partners with ICMA on Major, Nationwide Solar Energy Initiative

October 26, 2015

The National Civic League is proud to announce our partnership with ICMA (the International City/County Management Association) to help establish a national recognition program to energize local solar marketplaces.  The SPARC program – Solar Powering America by...


August 12, 2014

From Oakland has earthquakes, droughts and a host of other resilience problems to tackle. Now it has a Chief Resilience Officer to lead the charge. Today, Oakland Mayor Jean...

Making Public Participation Legal

October 23, 2013

New NCL Publication

Searching for Fiscal Sustainability

May 17, 2012

The spring 2012 issue of the National Civic Review (101:1) focuses on the successes of four government entities in Southern California—two cities, a county and a school district—in adapting to...

Chandler, All-America City Projects

August 6, 2010

We put together this abbreviated version of Chandler, Arizona's jury presentation video to give you a sense of the community's accomplishments.

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