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NCoC is proud to release two new reports at the 2017 Annual Conference on Citizenship. The first report is Civic Deserts: America’s Civic Health Challenges. This report was produced in partnership with Civic Enterprises, the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life…

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VIA GEEKWIRE BY MONICA NICKELSBURG on May 22, 2017 Seattle is having what City Club Executive Director Diane Douglas describes as a “pregnant moment.” The city’s population is growing at a breakneck pace due, in part, to its booming technology…

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CFA has served as NCoC’s Arizona partner since 2010 and published the Arizona Civic Health Index using its national benchmarks since that time. The benchmarks that make up the Civic Health Index describe the way Americans (and Arizonans) participate in the civic and social…

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by Floyd County Times Posted: January 5, 2017 FRANKFORT – Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is calling on fellow elected officials, beginning with Kentucky constitutional officers and members of the General Assembly, to help restore trust in public institutions…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nov 15, 2016 Volunteers more likely to talk to neighbors, participate in civic groups, discuss community issues with family and friends WASHINGTON, D.C. —As America enters the holiday season searching for unity at a time of division,…

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NCoC Launches Civic Renewal Initiative   Civic life in America, constantly evolving, is poised for a new wave of growth. Civic engagement is bubbling to the surface of the front pages and front-lines of cities across the nation. With a…

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Ilir Zherka Takes New Post; Sally Prouty Appointed Interim CEO of NCoC Following three successful years at the helm of NCoC, Ilir Zherka will become executive director of the the Alliance for International Exchange . We are pleased to announce…

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by Christine Stuart, CT News Junkie Connecticut residents are more likely than the rest of the country to volunteer and attend a public meeting, but a civic health report released Tuesday found several areas in need of improvement. According to…

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by Megan O’Neil, The Chronicle of Philanthropy Adults in the United States volunteered in 2014 at the lowest rate since the federal government began collecting such data 13 years ago. One in four Americans, or 25.3 percent, volunteered with an…

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by Maja Beckstrom, Twin Cities Pioneer Press The Twin Cities has slipped to second place in volunteerism, according to the annual “Volunteering and Civic Life in America” report. About one in three adults in the Twin Cities said they gave…

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by Shirley Sagawa, Chief Service Officer of NCoC, originally posted in the Huffington Post Fifteen years ago this week, philanthropists and other leaders gathered in the White House — and thousands more watched at sites across the country — to…

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Originally posted by the Journal-News Hamilton, OH — Ohioans want to be connected to their neighbors and their larger community, but their efforts are falling short, according to a new study. Civic health Ñ which includes volunteerism, voter participation, and…

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