2022 Youth, Social Media, Cultural Entertainment and Civic Action Fair Winners

August 1, 2022

In addition to celebrating this year's finalists and announcing the ten winners, the 73rd Annual All-America City Awards also recognized winners of the John Parr Youth Leadership Award, Social Media...

Promising Practices for Reducing Barriers to Youth Civic Engagement

August 1, 2022

A healthy democracy requires equitable and just access to participation for all members of our community, especially our youth. As much as any other demographic, young people have an enormous...

Neal Peirce and Aid for Local Journalism

August 1, 2022

Though he passed away over two years ago, Neal Peirce continues to influence public dialogue and media through the newly formed Neal Peirce Foundation. At a recent Foundation meeting his...

Workshops and Speeches from AAC 2022

July 29, 2022

The 2022 All-America City Awards Event and Competition was co-convened with the Campaign for Grade-Level in conjunction with GLR Week, July 18-22, 2022. Communities named as finalists assembled teams of...

Show Me the Money

July 1, 2022

If equity is a priority for your local government, it should be reflected in your budget. More cities and counties are considering equity and engagement in budgeting and, as a...

Rochester NY Focusing on Revitalization and Equity

June 28, 2022

Rochester NY is working toward a brighter future, with a new mayor and energetic community foundation leading efforts to combat crime, eradicate poverty and improve racial equity. League president Doug...

2022 NCL-RWJF Health Equity Award Winner: Alma C. Stewart Allen

June 28, 2022

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Award for Health Equity presented by the National Civic League (RWJF-NCL Health Equity Award) recognizes individuals who, over the past two years, have sought to...

Longtime Mayor of Dubuque named All-America Leader

June 28, 2022

Congratulations Former Mayor Roy Buol of Dubuque, Iowa, one of two 2022 All-America Leaders! Launched in 2022, the All-America Leader Award was created to celebrate the work of civically engaged...

Portsmouth’s ‘Miracle’ Jeremy Burnside named All-America Leader

June 23, 2022

The National Civic League is honored to name Jeremy Burnside of Portsmouth, Ohio one of two 2022 All-America Leaders. Jeremy exhibited a lifetime of civic leadership and contributed significantly to...

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