The Death and Rebirth of Civic Journalism

February 25, 2021

Events of the recent past have underscored the deep political and cultural divisions within these dis-United States, although some would argue that the public is not as divided as are...

Enhancing the Equity and Inclusiveness of Age-friendly Initiatives 

February 24, 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic has continued for over a year now, the population group most dramatically impacted from the beginning has been older adults more than any other group, with Black,...

2021 ASPA Annual Conference

February 23, 2021

The American Society for Public Administration invites you to attend its 2021 Annual Conference online April 9-15. Recent months have provided the public sector around the world with serious crises...

Improving Understanding of Homelessness 

February 22, 2021

In the face of rising angst about the increase in homeless encampments over the past few years, one group is seeking to educate the public about the roots of homelessness...

Aurora Leads the Way on Immigrant Integration

January 26, 2021

One out of five residents in Aurora, Colorado is foreign born, making it one of the most diverse communities in Colorado. Aurora has embraced the diversity of its community as...

The Audacity to Hope Again

January 26, 2021

While to some people, the Biden presidency may seem like a sequel, his talk about racial equity is already translating into actions not seen before. It’s about time that the federal government catches up with...

Remembering Governor William Winter

January 26, 2021

Former Mississippi Governor William Winter, who served as National Civic League Chair during the late 1980s, died January 22 at the age of 97. Known in Mississippi as the “Education...

Turning Goodwill into Lasting Engagement

January 2, 2021

Can 2021 be the year of civic commitment? The disasters and unequal suffering in 2020 spurred many people to help their neighbors and join mutual aid networks. How can we...

Making Democracy Work Institute

December 28, 2020

As part of the International City/County management Association’s leadership development program, a cohort of local public managers has been participating in a series of “learning exchanges” organized by the Charles...

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