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With our deepest sympathy, we’d like to share that long-time NCoC chairman Joseph H. Kanter passed away peacefully last week at the age of 97. He joined NCoC as the board chairman in the 1970’s, succeeding former Supreme Court Justice…

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In an unprecedented election year, first-time poll workers are awarded the 2020 Joseph H. Kanter “Citizen of the Year Award” from NCoC for stepping up in their communities and inspiring a new generation of civic leaders.  December 3rd, 2020 –…

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Annual award from the National Conference on Citizenship given to Ken Harbaugh – former US Navy Pilot, Congressional candidate, past president of Team Rubicon Global, and co-founder of Mission Continues. November 11, 2020 – In 2009, the Major George A….

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WASHINGTON, D.C, October 26, 2020 — An historic election calls for a historic commitment to our democratic process and principles—and recognition of the voters, election workers, and voices right in our neighborhoods who have made our elections possible, particularly through…

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The project was a joint initiative of the National Conference on Citizenship and the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement to identify concrete recommendations for innovations in refugee policy, personnel, process, and systems to reinvigorate U.S. humanitarian diplomacy,…

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September 21, 2020 The 2020 Census has been challenging to conduct amid ­coronavirus-related delays and legal and legislative battles. But as the count enters its final weeks of a truncated schedule, it has been dealt an unforeseen and possibly critical blow:…

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August 29, 2020 With scores of people displaced because of the coronavirus pandemic and other disasters, the U.S. Census Bureau is facing an especially daunting challenge of meeting its once-a-decade goal of tallying every person living in the country “once,…

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WASHINGTON — With the 2020 census into its final stage, more than one in three people hired as census takers have quit or failed to show up. Many still on the job are going door to door in areas that…

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March 19, 2020 The worry and unease about COVID-19 feels so inescapable that Americans can easily miss the sheer beauty of what is unfolding across the country right now. Yes, we are approaching errands that were routine just a week…

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Hi there! It has been a busy couple of months for the NCoC team! We’ve been busy plugging away at the 2019 Annual Conference on Citizenship –  the keynote event in the field of civic engagement and civic health. As close…

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  October 31, 2018 Exactly two weeks ago, more than 300 individuals keen on addressing our democracy at the 2018 Annual Conference on Citizenship gathered in Washington, D.C., at the Marriott Marquis on October 17 and 18. It was an…

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    Leaders on Democracy Light Up the Crowd Preaching Love and Honor National Conference on Citizenship Awards Patriot, Community Changemaker, CIVVY Awards WASHINGTON, DC (October 30, 2018) — Democracy, among the hottest topics on dais’s and in diners these…

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