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...

Enter the All-America Stories multimedia contest!

April 19, 2010

The National Civic League is offering communities a new opportunity this year. We are holding our first “All-America Stories” competition. This multimedia award is separate from the annual All-America City...

2010 Project Count

April 14, 2010

I’ve been sifting through the All-America City projects for the 2010 finalists. Here’s what I’ve come up with: The big winner was projects that improve recreation opportunities for community members....

April 14, 2010

Statesville, North Carolina is a 2009 All-America City. Read about their award winning community projects here.

AAC through the years

April 14, 2010

In 1949, a reporter named Jean James was assigned to cover the then National Municipal League’s National Conference on Government in St. Paul, Minnesota. James approached league officers, including pollster...

What’s the problem?

April 9, 2010

One of the most interesting things about the All-America City Awards is the way applicants for the award define the challenges their communities face. Doing so is part of the...

What is the All-America City Award?

April 8, 2010

Finalists for the 2010 All-America City Awards announced!

April 6, 2010

The National Civic League named 27 communities finalists in the 2010 All-America City Award competition. They are: Chandler, Arizona Bentonville, Arkansas Dublin, California Lynwood, California Rancho Cordova, California Vernon Central...

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