CivicPulse Report on Local Government Relief Spending

March 29, 2021

How Will Local Governments Spend Biden’s Relief Funds? New Evidence from CivicPulse Reveals Priorities from Local Officials.  Last month, a $1.9 trillion relief bill was signed into law that includes...

Update on the Model City Charter Revision Project

March 29, 2021

The League’s effort to review and update the Model City Charter is moving forward according to plan. On March 23rd, the project’s Steering Committee held its second meeting to review...

Georgia Municipal Association Tackling Racial Equity

March 25, 2021

While many cities and towns are individually addressing racial equity and inclusion, Georgia cities are taking a collective approach. The Georgia Municipal Association has created an Equity and Inclusion Commission...

Community Development and Anti-Displacement Toolkit

March 25, 2021

This year’s theme for the All-America City Awards is “Building Equitable and Resilient Communities.” As such, the 2021 awards will recognize communities that have worked to improve equity and resilience...

The Death and Rebirth of Civic Journalism

February 25, 2021

Events of the recent past have underscored the deep political and cultural divisions within these dis-United States, although some would argue that the public is not as divided as are...

Enhancing the Equity and Inclusiveness of Age-friendly Initiatives 

February 24, 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic has continued for over a year now, the population group most dramatically impacted from the beginning has been older adults more than any other group, with Black,...

2021 ASPA Annual Conference

February 23, 2021

The American Society for Public Administration invites you to attend its 2021 Annual Conference online April 9-15. Recent months have provided the public sector around the world with serious crises...

Improving Understanding of Homelessness 

February 22, 2021

In the face of rising angst about the increase in homeless encampments over the past few years, one group is seeking to educate the public about the roots of homelessness...

Now Accepting 2021 Hall of Fame Applications

February 2, 2021

To celebrate the ongoing work of all of our past All-America Cities, the National Civic League has created a Hall of Fame Award to recognize an outstanding civic engagement initiative...

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