The National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) is a congressionally chartered nonprofit dedicated to advancing civic life in America. NCoC was chartered by Congress in 1953 to harness the patriotic energy and civic involvement surrounding World War II.
NCoC pursues its mission through a nationwide network of partners involved in a wide range of programming focused on civic health, data, youth participation, misinformation, and more. Read more about our programs.
Every year, NCoC hosts the Annual Conference on Citizenship to advance principles and practices of civic engagement with leaders and experts from across the country. Throughout the year, NCoC partners with institutions to host and convene programs, events, webinars, and discussions with a focus on full participation in our democracy.
NCoC is Responding to COVID-19.
NCoC is adapting our programs and how we work to better serve individuals and communities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about our response.