Community Health Equity Work Abounds!

May 31, 2019

People all over the country are working on community efforts to improve health equity. In the process of seeking nominations for the annual Health Equity Award we provide in collaboration...

Opioids, Suicide and Local Solutions

April 26, 2019

Startling statistics in a recent New York Times article reveal that, "Twenty years ago, less than 1,000 deaths a year were attributed to fentanyl and synthetic opioids. In 2017, more...

Healthcare Guides Aimed at Combating Medical Misinformation

April 26, 2019

The 2019 All-America City theme is "Creating Healthy Communities Through Inclusive Civic Engagement." One of the ways we can help create healthy communities is by sharing resources that provide accurate...

125 Examples of Civic Capital

April 26, 2019

In honor of our 125th Anniversary, we will be using our newsletter to highlight 125 projects or initiatives that use civic capital to solve problems and build equitable, thriving communities....

City of Roanoke, VA Transforms Vacant Homes Into Affordable Housing

March 27, 2019

The City of Roanoke, VA recently established a land bank—a large body of land held by a public or private organization for future development—to transform vacant, derelict, or blighted housing...

Renowned Journalist Calls for National Electoral Reform

March 27, 2019

Neal Peirce met with the National Civic League at its March board meeting in Washington and advocated the need for national electoral reform. Peirce is a former board member of...

125 Examples of Civic Capital

March 26, 2019

In honor of our 125th Anniversary, we will be using our newsletter to highlight 125 projects or initiatives that use civic capital to solve problems and build equitable, thriving communities....

City of Chula Vista Ranked One of the Top U.S. Cities for Integrating Immigrants

February 27, 2019

Chula Vista, California has one of the highest proportions of immigrant residents in the United States, with over 30% of the population being foreign-born. The New American Economy’s (NAE) Cities...

125 Examples of Civic Capital

February 27, 2019

In honor of our 125th Anniversary, we will be using our newsletter to highlight 125 projects or initiatives that use civic capital to solve problems and build equitable, thriving communities....

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