Anniversary Interviews with David Mathews and Rick Raushenbush

July 29, 2019

In honor of the National Civic League's 125th Anniversary, we are interviewing descendants of some of the League's founders and important figures from our history.  National Civic League's board member,...

Kermit Roosevelt, Descendant of Theodore Roosevelt, Interviewed by Mike McGrath

June 26, 2019

In honor of the National Civic League's 125th Anniversary, we are interviewing descendants of some of the League's founders. Mike McGrath, director of publications at the League,  interviewed Kermit Roosevelt,...

“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...

Throwback to National Civic Review in 1930: A Message from Franklin D. Roosevelt

November 10, 2017

The National Civic Review is one of the Nation’s Oldest and Most Respected Journals of Civic Affairs. Its cases studies, reports, interviews and essays help communities learn about the latest...

History of the National Civic League

November 11, 2014

NCL History No history of American politics and government would be complete without a chapter on the National Civic League. A roster of past chairs of the league’s board of directors...

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