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 best practices to achieve real results in facilitating dialogue, enabling cross-partisan action, or putting civility and community above ideology.
The Civvys were awarded in four categories:
- National: These projects are nationwide in scope and audience.
- Local: These projects are designed to serve a local, state or regional community.
- Youth: These projects have a focus on children, teenagers or young adults.
- Political: This category celebrates collaborative political leadership, problem solving and campaigns.
- At the 2018 Annual Conference on Citizenship, Big Tent Nation’s Brian Clancy and Caroline Klibanoff announced the following winners:
- National Winner – iCivics
- Local Winners – The El-Hindi Center for Dialogue at Interfaith Works &Colorado State University Center for Public Deliberation
- Youth Winner – First Vote NC
- Political Winner – Maine Ranked Choice Voting Education Effort
- Committee Choice Award – Montevallo Junior City Council
Congratulations to all these amazing individuals and organizations and thank you for the ways you serve our nation!