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...

Join us for the 109th National Conference on Local Governance

November 10, 2017

On June 22nd in Denver, the League will host a one-day conference with a focus on building community to achieve equity. The conference will promote expansive civic engagement, innovation and collaboration as...

Throwback to National Civic Review in 1930: A Message from Franklin D. Roosevelt

November 10, 2017

The National Civic Review is one of the Nation’s Oldest and Most Respected Journals of Civic Affairs. Its cases studies, reports, interviews and essays help communities learn about the latest...

Kerner Wisdom: Communication Between Local Government and Neighborhoods

November 10, 2017

Note: This is the first of several excerpts from the Kerner Commission, which President Johnson established in 1967 to examine the riots that occurred that summer. The Commission’s report was...

SolSmart: 100 Communities “Open for Solar Business”

November 10, 2017

In only 18 months since launching, the SolSmart program is celebrating a major milestone: 100 Communities throughout the United States have distinguished themselves as “open for solar business” by meeting...

The League Welcomes Fourth Senior Fellow, Dante James

November 10, 2017

The League has added a fourth Senior Fellow, Dante James, who currently serves as the Director for the Office of Equity and Human Rights in Portland, OR. The League’s senior...

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