2017 All-America City Award Recipients Help Children Achieve Reading Proficiency

Council-manager communities dominate awards, which recognize civic engagement strategies that help low-income children. Fifteen communities or community partners from across the United States were honored on June 16 with the 2017 All-America City Award (AAC) for their civic engagement efforts designed to help young children from low-income families achieve grade-level reading proficiency and early school success.…  Read More…

2017 Grads: Start Your Career in your Own Backyard

With unemployment rates near all-time lows, prospects for graduates this year are looking good–especially in city and county governments. The Center for State and Local Government Excellence’s Local Government Workforce of Tomorrow report predicts, “Local governments will face significant challenges in attracting and retaining talent in the years ahead as retiring baby boomers are replaced by a…  Read More…