Representative Pelosi Kicks Off Parliamentary Exchange

May 27, 2024

Last month, the National Civic League’s Center for Democracy Innovation and the Institute for Democratic Engagement & Accountability (IDEA) at the Ohio State University co-hosted the second annual Global Innovations...

Financing Local Wellbeing   

May 27, 2024

Inequality has risen across advanced industrial democracies over several decades due to economic downturns, decreasing real wages, the restructuring of government services and finances, the rise of financial services combined...

Leveraging National Expertise for Local Impact

May 27, 2024

The expertise of the League staff and senior fellows allows us to deliver the right civic assistance in the right way for communities. We would welcome the opportunity to speak...

League Helps Sioux Falls Launch Planning Effort

May 27, 2024

“This is an opportunity for the community to cast a vision for the future of our city over the next ten years,” said Mike Lynch, of Forward Sioux Falls, heralding...

Advancing Equity in Development and Beyond

April 28, 2024

With funding from NextFifty, the League and Senior Fellow Lindsay Miller recently completed a project, “Enhancing the Equity and Inclusiveness of Age-friendly Initiatives,” which helped communities in Colorado add a...

Announcing the 2024 All-America City Hall of Fame Inductee

April 28, 2024

The National Civic League is excited to announce that Wheat Ridge, Colorado is the 2024 All-America City Hall of Fame Inductee. An All-America City in 2021, Wheat Ridge is being...

Democracy and Local Innovation

April 28, 2024

One of our founders, Chief Justice Louis Brandeis, called states “laboratories of democracy.” While much is happening at the state level to either advance or restrain democracy, cities in many...

Activating Citizenship and Democratic Renewal through Deliberation: The Launch of FIDE – North America

March 31, 2024

The Federation for Innovation in Democracy (FIDE) has launched in North America with the goal of advancing a democratic culture that is inclusive and responsive, holds government accountable in between...

Welcome the League’s Newest Board Members!

March 29, 2024

The National Civic League added five new members to our board of directors, further diversifying the expertise of the civic leaders from around the U.S. who guide the direction of...

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