Representative Pelosi Kicks Off Parliamentary Exchange

May 27, 2024

Last month, the National Civic League’s Center for Democracy Innovation and the Institute for Democratic Engagement & Accountability (IDEA) at the Ohio State University co-hosted the second annual Global Innovations...

Financing Local Wellbeing   

May 27, 2024

Inequality has risen across advanced industrial democracies over several decades due to economic downturns, decreasing real wages, the restructuring of government services and finances, the rise of financial services combined...

Leveraging National Expertise for Local Impact

May 27, 2024

The expertise of the League staff and senior fellows allows us to deliver the right civic assistance in the right way for communities throughout the U.S. We would love the...

League Helps Sioux Falls Launch Planning Effort

May 27, 2024

“When people come together like this, it really shows the power of the community in not only defining, but driving, it’s future.” With those words, Mike Lynch, of Forward Sioux...

Advancing Equity in Development and Beyond

April 28, 2024

With funding from NextFifty, the League and Senior Fellow Lindsay Miller recently completed a project, “Enhancing the Equity and Inclusiveness of Age-friendly Initiatives,” which helped communities in Colorado add a...

Announcing the 2024 All-America City Hall of Fame Inductee

April 28, 2024

The National Civic League is excited to announce that Wheat Ridge, Colorado is the 2024 All-America City Hall of Fame Inductee. An All-America City in 2021, Wheat Ridge is being...

2024 All-America City Award Jury

April 28, 2024

Finalists for the 2024 All-America City Award will have the opportunity to showcase the impactful initiatives and progress of their communities to a distinguished panel of nationally renowned civic leaders....

Democracy and Local Innovation

April 28, 2024

One of our founders, Chief Justice Louis Brandeis, called states “laboratories of democracy.” While much is happening at the state level to either advance or restrain democracy, cities in many...

Activating Citizenship and Democratic Renewal through Deliberation: The Launch of FIDE – North America

March 31, 2024

The Federation for Innovation in Democracy (FIDE) has launched in North America with the goal of advancing a democratic culture that is inclusive and responsive, holds government accountable in between...

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