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...

Second Annual National Day of Racial Healing: Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018

December 12, 2017

We would love for your city to issue a proclamation, at the minimum, or pursue activities or actions listed below. The observance offers opportunities for local governments, faith-based groups, philanthropic...

Call for Workshop Proposals for Local Governance Conference

December 12, 2017

109th National Conference on Local Governance: Building Community, Achieving Equity June 22, 2018 The National Civic League invites proposals for workshops as part of the National Conference on Local Governance...

Ciclovía Salinas: Youth Empowerment in Salinas, California

December 12, 2017

by Matthew Donohue The National Civic League awarded Salinas, California the All-America City Award in 2015 for its demonstrated commitment to improve equity, build trust, and empower youth leadership in...

The League Welcomes Three New Board Members

December 12, 2017

The National Civic League leverages our staff, our senior fellows and our nationally recognized board to inspire, support and celebrate civic engagement in America’s communities. Our board members from across...

Reducing Sexual Assault Through Community Policing & The Leauge’s November Newsletter

November 15, 2017

Notes from The League's President: Here's one more reason for good community-police relations: less than one-third of all sexual assaults are reported to the police, according to the Bureau of...

Part II: Excerpts from the Kerner Commission and Reflections on Racial Equity Today

November 14, 2017

BY CARLA J. KIMBROUGH At a recent gathering of elected officials, I asked, Has your community experienced a disturbance, protest, riot or rebellion that exposed divides? They used their cell phones...

Harnessing the Sun in Louisville, KY with SolSmart Gold

November 14, 2017

Louisville received the SolSmart Gold designation for removing obstacles to solar energy development, including creating an online permitting checklist, reviewing local zoning codes, allowing solar by-right accessory use, cross-training inspection...

An Unforgettable Experience – The All-America City Award Program

November 10, 2017

Join the over 500 communities from across the country that have had the unforgettable experience of becoming an All-America City! I have done a lot of peer review panels where...

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