A Conversation with John McKnight, Co-Founder of the Asset-Based Community Development Institute

May 14, 2020

By Albert Dzur In his teachings and writings, John McKnight, co-founder and co-director of the Asset-Based Community Development Institute at DePaul University, has echoed Alexis de Tocqueville’s appreciation of the...

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....

National Civic League 125th Anniversary Celebration Committee

January 9, 2019

National Civic League 125th Anniversary Celebration Committee Membership Co-Chairs:          Honorable Henry Cisneros, Principal of Siebert Cisneros Shank & Co., L.L.C. past board chair David Mathews, President,...

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...

Civic Engagement in the News: 7 Recent Stories

August 23, 2018

With divisiveness permeating much of the national dialogue, the importance of civic engagement is being increasingly discussed as a solution in the media, college programs and podcasts. Check out some...

2018 All-America City Award Winners Inspire Equity and Inclusion

June 27, 2018

Since 1949, the National Civic League has recognized and celebrated the best in American civic innovation with the prestigious All-America City Award. This year, 10 communities showed how a determined...

20 All-America City Finalists in the Media

April 4, 2018

The National Civic League is proud to announce the finalists for the 2018 All-America City Award (AAC). These finalists represent the diversity of American communities from the largest cities to...

ComcastNewsmakers Interview Aaron Leavy on Civic Engagement

December 12, 2017

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All-America City, Roanoke, Virginia – In the News

August 23, 2017

Watch this Inside City of Roanoke, Virginia – Government segment with Roanoke Public Libraries Director Sheila Umberger as she shares about the 2017 All-America City Award. Produced by Roanoke Valley Television RVTV-3.

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