2021 All-America City Keynote Speakers & Jury

May 7, 2021

Join us for the 2021 All-America City Awards Event! The virtual event will include community presentations to a panel of judges and workshops and roundtable discussions on equity and resilience....

2021 Hall of Fame Inductee, Acworth, GA

April 26, 2021

The National Civic League is excited to announce that it will be inducting two communities into the All-America City Hall of Fame in 2021. The Hall of Fame Award recognizes...

2021 Hall of Fame Inductee, Decatur, GA

April 26, 2021

The National Civic League is excited to announce that it will be inducting two communities into the All-America City Hall of Fame in 2021. The Hall of Fame Award recognizes...

Assault on City Management Undermines Local Integrity

April 26, 2021

Austin, San José and other cities are considering moving away from the council-manager form of government, threatening to politicize local governance, take power away from city councils and reverse the...

Spring Issue of National Civic Review

April 22, 2021

The spring 2015 issue of the National Civic Review is out and its focus is on community engagement and education. The lead article is on Marshalltown, Iowa (AAC 2012) and...

CivicPulse Report on Local Government Relief Spending

March 29, 2021

How Will Local Governments Spend Biden’s Relief Funds? New Evidence from CivicPulse Reveals Priorities from Local Officials.  Last month, a $1.9 trillion relief bill was signed into law that includes...

Update on the Model City Charter Revision Project

March 29, 2021

The League’s effort to review and update the Model City Charter is moving forward according to plan. On March 23rd, the project’s Steering Committee held its second meeting to review...

Georgia Municipal Association Tackling Racial Equity

March 25, 2021

While many cities and towns are individually addressing racial equity and inclusion, Georgia cities are taking a collective approach. The Georgia Municipal Association has created an Equity and Inclusion Commission...

Community Development and Anti-Displacement Toolkit

March 25, 2021

This year’s theme for the All-America City Awards is “Building Equitable and Resilient Communities.” As such, the 2021 awards will recognize communities that have worked to improve equity and resilience...

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