EVENT RECAP: November 11th-12th, 2021

Special Veterans Day Event + 75th Annual Conference on Citizenship “Accelerate Democracy” Programming

On November 11th and 12th, the 2021 Annual Conference on Citizenship brought together the best and brightest civic leaders for an action-packed event to accelerate democracy in communities across the country..

Experts led conference participants through in-depth sessions on our nation’s most pressing civic issues.

How can we leverage civic data and civic health trends to help our communities recover? How do we build and expand on the monumental youth voting and participation rates? How do we provide trusted information to our communities in an age of misinformation?

Quick Program Overview

Thursday November 11th 2021 – 1:00 – 3:00 pm ET 

Pre-Conference Sessions on Democracy Innovation

Renowned civic experts join us to discuss innovations that are advancing democracy across the world, and how we can better analyze the success of democracy. Moderated by NCoC’s own Matt Leighninger.

Thursday November 11th 2021 – 3:30 – 5:00 pm ET 

Veterans Day George A. Smith HOOAH Award Presentation (2021 Winner: Congressman Adam Kinzinger)

Join us for a special Veterans Day event to celebrate the awardee followed by a veterans’ roundtable on reimagining public and national service moderated by 2020 HOOAH Award winner Ken Harbaugh with Emily Cherniack of New Politics and Eli Willamson of Leave No Veterans Behind.

Friday, November 12th, 2021 – 12:00 – 4:00 pm ET 

Accelerate Democracy: Keep Moving Forward!” Conference Programming

On Friday afternoon, experts will lead Conference attendees through in-depth sessions to address some of our nation’s most pressing civic issues.