29 Communities Receive SolSmart Recognition

September 25, 2018

On September 23rd, as part of the 104th ICMA Annual Conference in Baltimore, Maryland, 29 communities received Special Recognition Awards for their incredible work in lowering the cost of going...

Gardening and Farming, the Original Community Building Efforts

September 25, 2018

Amid new technologies and ways of creating connections, a community garden harkens back to the shared task which gave rise to communities in the first place. The 10,000-year-old idea of...

Job Posting: Program Director, Sustainability and Health Engagement

September 6, 2018

Program Director, Sustainability and Health Engagement National Civic League Job Description About Us The National Civic League is a 124-year old nonpartisan, nonprofit organization whose mission is to advance civic...

Learning About Democratic Practices with City Managers

August 24, 2018

The National Civic League is working with the Charles F. Kettering Foundation to organize “learning exchanges” to explore the ways professional city managers engage with members of the public to...

Aurora Shows Off Diversity with Global Fest

August 24, 2018

By Aidan Muldoon, Youth Reporter Aurora, Colorado, a 2008 All-America City, recently hosted Global Fest, a large gathering of people of many races, nationalities and religions. With music, dancers and...

City of Little Rock: Identification Cards Making Life Easier for Residents

August 23, 2018

Launched July 7, 2018, the City of Little Rock Identification Card program has issued 262 cards to date with more than 1,000 people having scheduled appointments to apply for the...

Civic Engagement in the News: 7 Recent Stories

August 23, 2018

With divisiveness permeating much of the national dialogue, the importance of civic engagement is being increasingly discussed as a solution in the media, college programs and podcasts. Check out some...

Creating Healthy Communities Through Inclusive Civic Engagement

August 23, 2018

The National Civic League invites you to apply for the All-America City Award – the nation’s most prestigious community award, now in its 70th year. The AAC Award offers the...

“Everybody does better, when everybody does better”

August 23, 2018

Reflections from former Senator Fred Harris on race and poverty 50 years after the Kerner Commission at our National Conference on Local Governance. Former U. S. Senator Fred Harris is...

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