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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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  October 30, 2018 Less than 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…

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    October 26, 2018 Last week, 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. It was an amazing two days that saw passionate…

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  October 26, 2018 Last week activists, reformers and concerned citizens gathered in Washington, DC to at once explore and celebrate the theme of our 2018 Annual Conference on Citizenship, “It’s Your Democracy!” And what a democracy I observed. Despite…

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  October 25, 2018 A highlight of the NCoC Annual Conference on Citizenship, It’s Your Democracy, was the honoring of award recipients for their work to strengthen our nation’s democracy, civic engagement and community. Brenda “Sue” Fulton, received this year’s…

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    October 18, 2018 In collaboration with Big Tent Nation and the Bridge Alliance Education Fund, NCoC honored six organizations with the  2018 American Civic Collaboration Awards.The Civvys seek a range of projects, programs, and people that use civic collaboration…

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