Turning Goodwill into Lasting Engagement

January 2, 2021

Can 2021 be the year of civic commitment? The disasters and unequal suffering in 2020 spurred many people to help their neighbors and join mutual aid networks. How can we...

Making Democracy Work Institute

December 28, 2020

As part of the International City/County management Association’s leadership development program, a cohort of local public managers has been participating in a series of “learning exchanges” organized by the Charles...

New GFOA Research Report on Rethinking Police Budgeting

December 23, 2020

Widespread protests in response to civilian deaths at the hands of police have put pressure on local governments to make lasting reforms to police and public safety budgets. GFOA and...

National Civic League: Year in Review

December 22, 2020

The challenges of 2020 have been well documented and discussed, sometimes ad nauseum. A global pandemic, racial reckoning, economic crisis, and a divisive national election made this a year unlike...

January 19: Let’s Heal Together

December 22, 2020

It may seem fortuitous that the 2021 National Day of Racial Healing is the day before inauguration day, but perhaps this event will provide an opportunity for some wounds to...

Next fifty Initiative Funds The League’s Age-Friendly Initiatives

December 22, 2020

National Civic League’s program "Enhancing the Equity and Inclusiveness of Age-friendly Initiatives” receives funding from NextFifty Initiative. NextFifty Initiative has awarded the National Civic League funding for the program “Enhancing...

Job Announcement: Office Manager

December 3, 2020

Office Manager National Civic League About Us The mission of the National Civic League is to advance civic engagement to build equitable, thriving communities. The League strengthens democracy by increasing...

The League Welcomes Four New Board Members

November 25, 2020

A mayor, public affairs leader, strategic facilitator, and law partner were elected to the National Civic League’s board of directors at its last regular meeting. Maia Comeau, President, Comeau &...

Elections Change Charters; Revised Model Coming

November 25, 2020

Many cities adopted charter revisions in the election on Nov. 3, shepherding in police reforms and changes to the local power structure. In the midst of this constantly changing picture,...

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