Announcing the 2024 All-America City Hall of Fame Inductee

April 28, 2024

The National Civic League is excited to announce that Wheat Ridge, Colorado is the 2024 All-America City Hall of Fame Inductee. An All-America City in 2021, Wheat Ridge is being...

2024 All-America City Award Jury

April 28, 2024

Finalists for the 2024 All-America City Award will have the opportunity to showcase the impactful initiatives and progress of their communities to a distinguished panel of nationally renowned civic leaders....

Democracy and Local Innovation

April 28, 2024

One of our founders, Chief Justice Louis Brandeis, called states “laboratories of democracy.” While much is happening at the state level to either advance or restrain democracy, cities in many...

Activating Citizenship and Democratic Renewal through Deliberation: The Launch of FIDE – North America

March 31, 2024

The Federation for Innovation in Democracy (FIDE) has launched in North America with the goal of advancing a democratic culture that is inclusive and responsive, holds government accountable in between...

Welcome the League’s Newest Board Members!

March 29, 2024

The National Civic League added five new members to our board of directors, further diversifying the expertise of the civic leaders from around the U.S. who guide the direction of...

News Media Restructuring: New Inequities and Democracy’s Impact

March 29, 2024

Are there upsides to the reshaping of American news media? My normally-rose-colored glasses  brightened at the benefits listed in a recent NY Times article: a wider variety of quality news...

Derek Okubo: Infusing Equity and Human Rights into Strategic Planning Efforts

March 29, 2024

Currently, the League is actively engaged in Sioux Falls, SD, spearheading a comprehensive community development planning initiative. Leading this endeavor is senior fellow Derek Okubo. In close partnership with the...

All-America City Award Registration

March 21, 2024

Join us in Denver, CO from June 7-9, 2024, for the prestigious 2024 All-America City Award Event and Competition, where twenty finalist communities will converge to showcase their impactful initiatives...

Fellowship Opportunity: Carl H. Pforzheimer Fellowship

March 18, 2024

Fellowship Opportunity: Carl H. Pforzheimer Fellowship 200 hours/ $2,000 honorarium Timeframe: Start in mid-May 2024 Apply by April 30, 2024 The National Civic League offers a fellowship opportunity for a...

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