125 Examples of Civic Capital: #51 – 60

May 30, 2019

In honor of our 125th Anniversary, we will be using our newsletter to highlight 125 projects or initiatives that use civic capital to solve problems and build equitable, thriving communities. These...

Turning to One Another to Reverse the Diseases and Deaths of Despair

May 30, 2019

By Tyler Norris, MDiv, CEO, Well Being Trust Almost three decades ago, while serving at the National Civic League (NCL) and helping grow the healthy communities movement under the leadership...

Winner of the League’s Health Equity Award Announced

May 30, 2019

Dr. Shreya Kangovi, a primary care doctor, civic leader, and founding Executive Director of the Penn Center for Community Health Workers (CHWs), is the 2019 winner of the annual Health...

Book Review: Triumph of the City by Edward Glaeser

May 30, 2019

by Lindsay M. Miller, Senior Fellow at The National Civic League Urbanists everywhere are discussing the “return to the city,” or the re-urbanization of suburbanites and the increasing importance of...

League Board Adds Four New Members

May 30, 2019

Two mayors, a city financial officer and a foundation director were elected to the National Civic League’s board of directors at its last regular meeting. Mayors Patti Garrett of Decatur,...

Job Description: Program Director, Civic Engagement

May 22, 2019

Program Director, Civic Engagement National Civic League Job Description About Us The mission of the National Civic League is to advance civic engagement to build equitable, thriving communities. The League...

Our Quarterly Journal, The National Civic Review — Now Online & In Print

May 12, 2019

Some of the country’s leading doers and thinkers have contributed articles to this invaluable resource for elected officials, public managers, nonprofit leaders, grassroots activists, and public administration scholars seeking to...

The League’s Civic Index: Measuring Your Community’s Capacity to Solve Problems and Thrive

May 12, 2019

By Doug Linkhart — President, National Civic League What makes some communities better able than others to solve the tough social, political, economic or physical challenges they face? This was...

Opioids, Suicide and Local Solutions

April 26, 2019

Startling statistics in a recent New York Times article reveal that, "Twenty years ago, less than 1,000 deaths a year were attributed to fentanyl and synthetic opioids. In 2017, more...

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