Job Description: Program Director, Civic Engagement

May 22, 2019

Program Director, Civic Engagement National Civic League Job Description About Us The mission of the National Civic League is to advance civic engagement to build equitable, thriving communities. The League...

Our Quarterly Journal, The National Civic Review — Now Online & In Print

May 12, 2019

Some of the country’s leading doers and thinkers have contributed articles to this invaluable resource for elected officials, public managers, nonprofit leaders, grassroots activists, and public administration scholars seeking to...

The League’s Civic Index: Measuring Your Community’s Capacity to Solve Problems and Thrive

May 12, 2019

By Doug Linkhart — President, National Civic League What makes some communities better able than others to solve the tough social, political, economic or physical challenges they face? This was...

Opioids, Suicide and Local Solutions

April 26, 2019

Startling statistics in a recent New York Times article reveal that, "Twenty years ago, less than 1,000 deaths a year were attributed to fentanyl and synthetic opioids. In 2017, more...

Healthcare Guides Aimed at Combating Medical Misinformation

April 26, 2019

The 2019 All-America City theme is "Creating Healthy Communities Through Inclusive Civic Engagement." One of the ways we can help create healthy communities is by sharing resources that provide accurate...

125 Examples of Civic Capital

April 26, 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....

2019 AAC Finalists Announced!

April 23, 2019

Congratulations to the 20 Finalists of the 70th Anniversary All-America City Awards! The National Civic League is proud to announce the finalists for the 2019 All-America City Award (AAC). These...

City of Roanoke, VA Transforms Vacant Homes Into Affordable Housing

March 27, 2019

The City of Roanoke, VA recently established a land bank—a large body of land held by a public or private organization for future development—to transform vacant, derelict, or blighted housing...

Renowned Journalist Calls for National Electoral Reform

March 27, 2019

Neal Peirce met with the National Civic League at its March board meeting in Washington and advocated the need for national electoral reform. Peirce is a former board member of...

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