Tag: Civic Engagement

Announcing the Democracy Innovations for Better Public Meetings Project

September 29, 2023

Local democratic meetings are facing significant challenges. Some of these challenges include poor or limited attendance, polarized atmospheres that consist of division between members of a community and between members...

Congratulations Olivera Jankovska

June 29, 2023

Congratulations Olivera Jankovska, the recipient of the 2023 All-America Leader Award! Olivera is the Director of Mayor Sylvester Turner’s Office of Education & Youth Engagement (MOEYE) in the City of...

Climate Policy Meets Civic Engagement

May 31, 2022

This May, a group of 45 climate and civic engagement experts convened for two days in Washington, D.C. for the conference, Civic Engagement in American Climate Policy: Collaborative Models. The...

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 &...

Advancing Civic Life in Florida

December 16, 2019

How can greater civic engagement improve life for Florida residents? In mid-December nearly 100 people gathered for the 2019 Florida Civic Advance Summit. National Civic League Board Chair, Valerie Lemmie,...

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...

Learning About Democratic Practices with City Managers

August 24, 2018

The National Civic League is working with the Charles F. Kettering Foundation to organize “learning exchanges” to explore the ways professional city managers engage with members of the public to...

Civic Engagement in the News: 7 Recent Stories

August 23, 2018

With divisiveness permeating much of the national dialogue, the importance of civic engagement is being increasingly discussed as a solution in the media, college programs and podcasts. Check out some...

Creating Healthy Communities Through Inclusive Civic Engagement

August 23, 2018

The National Civic League invites you to apply for the All-America City Award – the nation’s most prestigious community award, now in its 70th year. The AAC Award offers the...

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