2013 All-America City Awards
The 2013 All-America City Awards will be held June 14-16 in Denver, Colorado. Contact NCL to request an application.
Applications are due March 11, 2013. Finalists will be announced in April, 2013.
In the application, you ill be asked to describe your community’s three best projects that have resulted in significant local impact and action planning within the past five years. Past All-America City Award applicants have highlighted projects to increase third grade reading success for at-risk children, to increase health care for underserved populations, to create new businesses and jobs, to revitalize downtown, to engage youth in identifying and planning services and facilities, to promote cross sector collaborative centers, to increase fiscal sustainability, to develop emergency disaster plans, to recover from a natural disaster, and more.
For 2013, NCL invites, but does not require, one project that spotlights innovative approaches to address veterans’ and military families’ access to jobs, housing, and health services or to recognize civic leadership by veterans or military families in strengthening communities. Tell us how each of these projects promote civic engagement, collaboration, inclusiveness, innovation, and impact.
Watch this video from 2011 to get a flavor for the awards event.