Kettering Foundation Hosts Mayoral Learning Exchange

November 27, 2019

Elected Leaders Engaging Citizens in Solving Community Problems Local governments today often find that there is a disconnect between them and the people they serve. The distance that has grown...

Congratulations to the 2019 Pforzheimer-National Civic League Fellows

November 27, 2019

The National Civic League awarded the Pforzheimer-National Civic League Fellowships to graduate students pursuing research at Harvard University, University of Colorado - Denver, and Colorado State University - Fort Collins. ...

New York Adopts Ranked Choice Voting

November 26, 2019

In early November, New York City joined a small but growing list of cities that have embarked on an ambitious experiment in election reform. Advocates of “ranked choice voting” (RCV)...

La June Montgomery Tabron’s All-America City Keynote Speech

November 26, 2019

La June Montgomery Tabron, President and CEO of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, was a keynote speaker at the 2019 All-America City Awards. In her remarks, she explained Kellogg's approach to...

125 Examples of Civic Capital: #111 – 120

November 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....

Denver Accessibility Listening Sessions

October 31, 2019

This fall, the National Civic League is working with the local disability community here in Colorado to sponsor a series of Denver Accessibility Listening Sessions. The Denver Division of Disability...

Decatur Porchfest: The “Blockiest” of Block Parties

October 28, 2019

Decatur, Georgia’s 2019 Porchfest was the nation’s largest, with 240 front porches in the Oakhurst neighborhood hosting bands and neighbors for a fun way to strengthen their community. The neighborhood’s...

125 Examples of Civic Capital: #101 – 110

October 28, 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....

Alicia Lara’s All-America City Keynote Speech

October 24, 2019

Alicia Lara, United Way’s Senior Vice President of Impact, stresses the importance of putting those you serve at the center of your work in her Keynote Speech at the 2019...

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