All-America City Event Intern

February 1, 2021

The National Civic League is looking to hire a temporary intern to assist with the All-America City Awards virtual event. The intern will be under the supervision of the All-America...

The Other Inauguration 

January 27, 2021

While much of the nation was focusing on Washington, D.C.’s inaugural ceremony there was another one taking place that week in Connecticut that recognized a much younger chief executive. On...

Aurora Leads the Way on Immigrant Integration

January 26, 2021

One out of five residents in Aurora, Colorado is foreign born, making it one of the most diverse communities in Colorado. Aurora has embraced the diversity of its community as...

The Audacity to Hope Again

January 26, 2021

While to some people, the Biden presidency may seem like a sequel, his talk about racial equity is already translating into actions not seen before. It’s about time that the federal government catches up with...

Remembering Governor William Winter

January 26, 2021

Former Mississippi Governor William Winter, who served as National Civic League Chair during the late 1980s, died January 22 at the age of 97. Known in Mississippi as the “Education...

Turning Goodwill into Lasting Engagement

January 2, 2021

Can 2021 be the year of civic commitment? The disasters and unequal suffering in 2020 spurred many people to help their neighbors and join mutual aid networks. How can we...

Making Democracy Work Institute

December 28, 2020

As part of the International City/County management Association’s leadership development program, a cohort of local public managers has been participating in a series of “learning exchanges” organized by the Charles...

New GFOA Research Report on Rethinking Police Budgeting

December 23, 2020

Widespread protests in response to civilian deaths at the hands of police have put pressure on local governments to make lasting reforms to police and public safety budgets. GFOA and...

National Civic League: Year in Review

December 22, 2020

The challenges of 2020 have been well documented and discussed, sometimes ad nauseum. A global pandemic, racial reckoning, economic crisis, and a divisive national election made this a year unlike...

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