Undivided Nation: Q&A

November 28, 2018

A Q&A with David Leaverton of Undivided Nation Editor’s Note: “What would it take to bring unity to America?” That’s the powerful question that has guided the Undivided Nation tour....

What if farmers and others in rural communities had more influence over the decisions that impact their lives?

October 24, 2018

With major changes in farming and food systems in the past century, the Interactivity Foundation recently published a discussion guide around rural communities and possible future directions with policy implications....

Realizing a More Inclusive Electorate: Identity, Knowledge, Mobilization

October 24, 2018

Donors and philanthropists should support organizations that carry out year-round civic engagement, leadership development, and capacity building in communities and within demographic groups that partisan campaigns often pass over, a...

“Democracy, Voting & Civic Duty: Motivating Quotations on Individual and Collective Responsibility.”

October 23, 2018

Do you need a dose of inspiration about the importance of civic engagement and democracy? If so, check out the e-book, “Democracy, Voting & Civic Duty: Motivating Quotations on Individual...

Diversity Dozen Tool Unveiled

September 25, 2018

By Carla Kimbrough When I recently shared the Diversity Dozen with ICMA professionals, I told them that Race is the most important conversation this nation has never really had. Many...

Host an Election Day Party and Receive a $1,000 Grant

September 25, 2018

MTV and Civic Nation recently launched #VoteTogether- a new, national campaign to make voting fun and celebratory! Together, they've launched a national contest to award $1000 grants to individuals and organizations that...

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...

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