Searching for Common Ground

February 27, 2020

The country is polarized, but it is still possible to have meaningful conversations that lead to common ground on challenging and potentially divisive issues. At least, that’s the idea behind...

All-America Cities Shine in Child Opportunity Index

February 25, 2020

The recently released Child Opportunity Index provides a snapshot of metro-area performance on providing supports and opportunities for children. All but one of the top five cities and six of...

Solar Solutions Help Burlington, VT, Go 100% Renewable

February 24, 2020

In 2015, the Solsmart designee City of Burlington, Vermont became one of the first cities in the United States powered by 100% renewable energy. The city’s 42,000 residents get their...

San Antonio Uses Civic Engagement to Develop Climate Action Plan

February 24, 2020

After 18 months of expert stakeholder collaboration and community engagement, the City of San Antonio has released its climate action plan, SA Climate Ready: A Pathway for Climate Action &...

AAC Internship Opportunity

January 31, 2020

Event and Communications Intern National Civic League Job Description About Us The mission of the National Civic League is advancing civic engagement to create inclusive, thriving communities. Through recognition programs,...

Aging Lens Needed to Engage Increasingly Isolated Older Adults

January 28, 2020

More and more studies are uncovering the harmful effects of social isolation and loneliness on health. For instance, lonely people are more likely to die from heart disease and are...

Accepting Applications for the 2020 RWJF-NCL Health Equity Award

January 27, 2020

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Award for Health Equity presented by the National Civic League (RWJF-National Civic League Award) recognizes and honors individuals who have successfully implemented a systems change...

National Civic League: Anniversary Year in Review

December 19, 2019

The National Civic League celebrated our 125th Anniversary in 2019. The anniversary provided an opportunity for us to look back on past accomplishments, remember key figures from our past and...

125 Examples of Civic Capital: #121 – 125

December 16, 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....

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