AAC-winner profiled in British Newspaper

April 29, 2010

Wichita, Kansas, an AAC winner in 2009, is the focus of this article on volunteering and civic spirit in Great Britain's largest circulation daily, the Daily Telegraph. Highlighted is one...

The Fiscal Challenges Facing Local Government

April 28, 2010

National Civic League Senior Vice President Derek Okubo will be presenting highlights of his national research into fiscal sustainability challenges for local government and school districts and the role of...

Important Dates for AAC Finalists

April 28, 2010

By Rusty Farmer My name is Rusty. I will be "go-to" person for anything hotel-related during the AAC event in Kansas City, Missouri.  I'm writing this blog post to remind...

April 26, 2010

2010 All-America City Finalist Webinar We are putting on an informational webinar to help finalists for the competition in Kansas City. The webinar includes tips on preparing for the event,...

An Invitation

April 26, 2010

By NCL Board Chair Sandy Freedman I would like to use the new AAC blog to invite everyone to attend the 2010 All-America City Awards in Kansas City June. This...

Buffalo, NY (region named AAC winnner in 2002 and 1996)

April 23, 2010

I live in Kenmore, N.Y., a first ring suburb of outstanding Buffalo, N.Y. Kenmore has been designated as top 10 neighborhoods in the U.S. for 2009 by the A.P.A. We...

Tell Us About Your All-America City

April 22, 2010

We would like to get some public participation going on this blog. Tell us something about an All-America City you know and love. It could be your hometown or a...

Statesville’s Q & A

April 21, 2010

In the last post we gave an example of a community (Somerville, Mass.) giving a ten-minute presentation at the 2009 All-America City event in Tampa. Here is an example of...

Somerville’s 2009 AAC Presentation

April 21, 2010

If you have never been to the All-America City Award, you may not know what to expect. So keep reading this blog. Here's a video of a presentation from from...

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