Learning About Democratic Practices with City Managers

August 24, 2018

The National Civic League is working with the Charles F. Kettering Foundation to organize “learning exchanges” to explore the ways professional city managers engage with members of the public to...

What About Women?

July 25, 2018

The League's Racial Equity Program Director featured in American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) Publication National Civic League Director of Racial Equity Programs, Carla Kimbrough, recently had her article, "What About...

Model City Charter, 8th Edition

August 8, 2014

[fusion_text] Defining Good Government in a New Millennium The eighth edition of the Model City Charter strongly endorses the council-manager structure of municipal government that was first proposed in 1915...

National Civic Review

August 8, 2014

Making Citizen Democracy Work The National Civic Review, the quarterly journal of the National Civic League, is one of the nation's oldest civic affairs journals. Founded in 1912, the Review...

The Community Visioning and Strategic Planning Handbook

August 7, 2014

National Civic League Press, Third Printing The handbook lays out the framework of the successful community planning processes used by the National Civic League and others across the country. These...

The Civic Index, 3rd Edition

August 7, 2014

Measuring Your Community's Civic Health Successful communities understand that addressing challenges requires different skills than those employed by previous generations of problem solvers. For communities to reinvent themselves and move...

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