National Civic League is Now Accepting Applications for 2020 All-America City Awards

The National Civic League is looking for communities with community-driven projects that demonstrate inclusive decision-making processes to enhance health and well-being for all.

With the National Civic League’s Co-Title Sponsors, Kaiser Permanente and Well Being Trust, the 2020 Awards reflect the concept that good health for the entire community requires a focus on mental, physical, spiritual, cultural and economic well-being.

Projects adhering to this year’s theme include (but are not limited to) a focus on:

  • healthy & safe environments
  • opportunities for lifelong learning
  • meaningful and well-paying jobs
  • affordable and humane housing
  • reliable transportation and accessibility
  • environmental health and safety
  • a sense of belonging and inclusion
  • access to mental health care
  • substance-abuse recovery and prevention
  • healthy eating and exercising
  • affordable, accessible health care

Important dates:

  • July 2019-May 2020: All-America City Promising Practices Series
  • November 1, 2019: Submit Letter of Intent to Apply (not required to apply)
  • February 19, 2020: Submit Application
  • March 2020: Finalists Announced
  • March-June 2020: Competition Preparation
  • June 5-7, 2020: All-America City Awards Competition and Event in Denver, CO