Solar in the City: New York

June 26, 2020

With the help of the City University of New York (CUNY), New York City has not only achieved a gold designation for Solsmart but has also made solar energy more...

Reinventing American Democracy

June 26, 2020

In June, an honorary society with roots that go back to the Revolutionary War era, unveiled an agenda of dramatic political reforms and civic innovations for the 21st Century. Last...

Dallas Police Reform, Equity Work Showing Results

June 23, 2020

One of the bright spots for police reform and racial equity over the past several years is Dallas, Texas. Much of this reform and attention to racial equity followed the...

Civics Unplugged Presents Commence 2030

May 29, 2020

We're excited to announce that our friends at Civics Unplugged are putting together #Commence2030, a first-of-its-kind celebration of young American civic superheroes who go above and beyond for their communities...

What’s Working? How Civic Capital Improves Pandemic Resilience

May 28, 2020

The National Civic League has been gathering COVID-19 success stories from communities that have used strong civic capital to respond to the pandemic. The League defines civic capital as including...

Coronavirus and the Crisis of City Finances

May 27, 2020

No one knows for certain how long the Coronavirus pandemic will last, but cities will be feeling the fiscal effects of this scourge years after the crisis has finally run...

Congratulations to the 2020 All-America City, Hall of Fame Winner, City of Marietta, GA

April 29, 2020

The National Civic League is excited to announce that the City of Marietta Georgia is this year’s All-America City, Hall of Fame Winner. Marietta originally won the All-America City Award...

Webinar Recap and Resources: Social Distancing Meets Public Engagement

April 29, 2020

We know in these unprecedented times, navigating public engagement work has never-seen-before challenges while people all over the world are having to physically distance to lessen the further spread of...

The New, New Federalism

April 29, 2020

In his first inaugural address, Thomas Jefferson argued that not every difference of opinion was a difference of principle. “We have called by different names brethren of the same principle,”...

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