Former Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis to Headline Conference 
We are honored to have L.A. County Supervisor and former Secretary of Labor, Hilda Solis join us as a keynote speaker this summer. A former Congresswoman, Supervisor Solis is a winner of the JFK Profiles in Courage award. Caroline Kennedy, introducing the award, said that Solis "demonstrates why the art of politics is a noble profession essential to a healthy democracy."
President, National Civic League

Last Chance: $175 Early Bird Registration for
109th Conference in June
This one-day conference will highlight successful projects and initiatives around the country, with speakers from cities that are implementing creative strategies for civic engagement that promote equity.  The conference will promote inclusive civic engagement, innovation and collaboration as the best strategies for cities to make progress...

Receive $3,000 
For Your Work in 
Promoting Health Equity
Across the country, men and women are tirelessly working to improve health outcomes for those most impacted by health disparities. Together with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the National Civic League is proud to honor individuals working to achieve health equity by leveraging community engagement. 

Springdale: Embracing Demographic Change in the School District
The League has promoted improving education through civic engagement for more than a century. At the  109th Conference on Local Governance , one of our three tracks is focused on Youth and Education. Investing in equitable educational opportunities for youth and adults creates a strong foundation for a thriving community. For this track, education goes... 

National Civic League Fellowships Announced
The National Civic League has awarded the Pforzheimer-National Civic League Fellowships to three graduate students pursuing research at Harvard University and University of Colorado-Denver.  The fellowship program seeks to further student knowledge of and interest in community engagement, community planning, community development...

March Webinar: Infusing Engagement in City Planning and Visioning
Join the National Civic League on  Wednesday March 21st  to learn about the use of civic engagement in city planning and vision activities. The webinar will take place at  12:30 pm PST  / 1:30 pm MST  /  2:30 pm CST  /3:30 pm EST.  In this webinar, National Civic League Senior Fellow, Larry Schooler, will discuss two engagement projects he managed...

Scheduled Conference Speaker, Fred Harris, on Racial Inequality 
Former Sen. Fred Harris, the last surviving member of the 1968 National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders and  scheduled speaker for the 2018 National Conference on Local Governance, says  progress for African Americans was made for about a decade, but "regression has been the trend since the 1970s." Harris' comments...

Upcoming Events & Additional Information

109th National Conference on Local Governance
June 22, 2018 in Denver, CO

All-America City Awards Competition & Event
June 22-24, 2018 in Denver, CO

National Forum for Black Public Administrators FORUM 2018
April 18 - 22, 2018 in Cleveland, OH
Thank you to National Civic League Sustaining Member  Cities and Towns:

Asheboro, NC
Aurora, CO
Chula Vista, CA
Decatur, GA
Denver, CO
Dublin, CA
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Illinois Municipal League
Gladstone, MO
Hayward, CA
Lakewood, CO
Little Rock, AR
Norfolk, VA
Rancho Cordova, CA
Roanoke, VA
San Antonio, TX
Tallahassee, FL
Tampa Housing Authority
Tupelo, MS
Thank you to National Civic League Partner Organizations:

Campaign for Grade-Level Reading
Delta Dental
Greenberg Traurig
International City / County Management Association
Kaiser Permanente
Kettering Foundation
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Southwest Airlines
W.K. Kellogg Foundation

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