Accepting Applications for the 2020 RWJF-NCL Health Equity Award

January 27, 2020

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Award for Health Equity presented by the National Civic League (RWJF-National Civic League Award) recognizes and honors individuals who have successfully implemented a systems change...

National Civic League: Anniversary Year in Review

December 19, 2019

The National Civic League celebrated our 125th Anniversary in 2019. The anniversary provided an opportunity for us to look back on past accomplishments, remember key figures from our past and...

125 Examples of Civic Capital: #121 – 125

December 16, 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....

Interview: 50th Anniversary of the Kerner Commission Report

December 16, 2019

Mike McGrath Program Director of Research and Publications at the National Civic League interviews Dr. Alan Curtis, President and CEO of the Eisenhower Foundation. The two discuss the 50 year...

Health Equity Awards Announced

December 16, 2019

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) announced nine winners of the 2019 Award for Health Equity in Princeton, NJ, on Dec. 11, including the winner of the National Civic League’s...

Advancing Civic Life in Florida

December 16, 2019

How can greater civic engagement improve life for Florida residents? In mid-December nearly 100 people gathered for the 2019 Florida Civic Advance Summit. National Civic League Board Chair, Valerie Lemmie,...

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)...

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