Anniversary Interviews with David Mathews and Rick Raushenbush

July 29, 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 member,...

125 Examples of Civic Capital: #71 – 80

July 29, 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....

All-America City Conference Workshop Materials

July 1, 2019

The 2019 All-America City Awards and conference included a one-day conference featuring workshops on health equity. Conference workshops focused on the League's concept of healthy communities, which included the following...

Kermit Roosevelt, Descendant of Theodore Roosevelt, Interviewed by Mike McGrath

June 26, 2019

In honor of the National Civic League's 125th Anniversary, we are interviewing descendants of some of the League's founders. Mike McGrath, director of publications at the League,  interviewed Kermit Roosevelt,...

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...

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