The National Conference on Citizenship

Mission: Strengthening civic life in America

NCoC pursues its mission through a nationwide network of partners involved in a cutting-edge civic health initiative and cross-sector conferences. At the core of these joint efforts is the belief that every person has the ability to help their community and country thrive.

Vision: Increasingly engaged, resilient communities as evidenced by measurable increases in the number of partners who individually and collectively take action to enhance civic life as a strategy for addressing their communities’ most pressing challenges.

 

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The Latest Research

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Our partners Georgia Family Conneciton Partnership and the Georgia Municipal Association have released 2019 Georgia Civic Health Index Report. Click here to download the full report. This is the second report, following the first released in 2012. This editionexamines the way…

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Strong civic health is vital for a thriving democracy and social well-being. Quality of life is influenced profoundly by people’s engagement in their communities, their civic associations, their networks, and the characteristics of their neighborhoods. Political participation, volunteering, donating, and…

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The 2017 Veterans Civic Health Index reaffirms that Veterans volunteer, assist neighbors, join civic groups, vote, and engage public officials at rates higher than their non-veteran counterparts. This report is produced in partnership with Got Your 6, American Express, and…

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Explore the Data

In 2009, NCoC was incorporated into the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act to expand the national civic health assessment in partnership with the Corporation for National & Community Service (CNCS) and the US Census Bureau. Today, the Civic Health Index draws upon data from the US Census Current Population Survey’s Voting, Volunteering, and Civic Engagement supplements. Data collection is made possible by funding from CNCS. NCoC has developed partnerships with states in blue to use data-driven approaches that strengthen civic health.

Click here to view the Full Summary of Partnership Opportunities


Save the Date: 2019 Annual Conference on Citizenship

October 29 - 30 | College Park, MD

This year's conference, hosted in partnership with The University of Maryland School of Public Policy, will take place from Tuesday, October 29th - Wednesday, October 30th at the College Park Marriott in College Park, Maryland located 20 minutes from downtown Washington D.C. Come prepared to share your stories and your work to strengthen our democracy with a remarkable array of activists and reformers. Further information regarding registration and content will be forthcoming.

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