Democracy Research & Practitioners Gathering in Late October

September 25, 2019

A gathering of some of the nation’s top thought-leaders and practitioners of deliberative democracy is coming up Oct. 30-31 in Washington, D.C. The meeting is sponsored by the Deliberative Democracy...

What Would Teddy Do? By David Mathews

September 25, 2019

David Mathews, President of the Kettering Foundation, was a keynote speaker at the 2019 All-America City Awards and Event. His remarks centered around one of the National Civic League's Co-Founders,...

Let’s Talk about Guns in America – Resources

September 24, 2019

In response to this summer's tragic mass shootings, the National Coalition for Dialogue and Deliberation has put together a series of resources in the hopes that communities will put them...

City of Roanoke Receives Recognition for Energy Efficiency

September 24, 2019

The City of Roanoke, VA was recently recognized by the Department of Energy for its efforts as part of the Better Buildings Challenge. The Better Buildings Challenge seeks to lead...

125 Examples of Civic Capital: #91 – 100

September 24, 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....

Study Shows Less Corruption in City Manager Systems

August 29, 2019

Local governments led by city managers are 57% less likely to have corruption, according to a study published in the last issue of Public Administration Review (July/August). The study, by...

National Preparedness Month

August 28, 2019

Every September, the Department of Homeland Security promotes National Preparedness Month, an opportunity for local leaders and residents to take steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses, schools,...

Anniversary Interview with Honorable Henry Cisneros

August 27, 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 secretary,...

125 Examples of Civic Capital: #81 – 90

August 22, 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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