ComcastNewsmakers Interview Aaron Leavy on Civic Engagement

December 12, 2017

Jill Horner, at the NJ State League of Municipalities Conference, speaks with Aaron Leavy, Program Director for Civic Engagement from the National Civic League, about the Mission of the Organization...

Maricopa County, AZ Improves Business Opportunities with SolSmart Designation

September 14, 2017

SolSmart provides recognition and no-cost technical assistance to help local governments reduce barriers to solar energy growth. With the help  of national and local experts, cities, counties, and towns are...

NYT: Local Officials Tackle How to Govern in a Divided America

August 15, 2017

While the federal government struggles to find common-ground, local governments shoulder more and more of the responsibility for creating stronger communities. Last month, the New York Times hosted the “Cities...

Florida Using Engagement to Move the Needle on Tough Issues

August 15, 2017

National Civic League’s All-America City Award Program - Community Highlight The National Civic League has started to collect applications for the 2018 All-America City Awards! Throughout the year, we will be...

Why Civic Engagement Matters

July 15, 2017

How clean would a community be if residents and businesses didn’t take proper care of their trash? How safe would a community be if people didn’t report crime and generally...

Perry, Iowa Finds Stability with SolSmart Solar Project

July 15, 2017

The National Civic League’s focus on civic engagement and environmental sustainability led to engagement with the national SolSmart project. We are proud to serve as an awarding institution, encouraging communities...

New Orleans: Community and Racial Healing

July 15, 2017

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu spoke to residents about the removal of confederate statues in the city in May. Four prominent monuments – the Battle of Liberty Place monument; the Jefferson Davis...

Denver Talks: Conversations on Race and Justice

July 15, 2017

National Civic League's All-America Conversations program stems from our country's need for critical discussions around community issues. National Civic League is currently providing free consultations and facilitation services to communities across the...

Promoting Educational Equity to Move the Needle on Grade-Level Reading

July 15, 2017

Fifteen communities across the country were honored in June with the 2017 All-America City Award (AAC) for their civic engagement to help more young children from low-income families achieve grade-level...

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