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The Annual Conference on Citizenship is NCoC's signature event. Held in proximity to Citizenship Day (also known as Constitution Day), NCoC convenes leaders in the field of civic engagement to exchange information and to discuss ways to progress our shared mission of encouraging Americans to become fully involved citizens.

In addition to the Annual Conference, NCoC partners with institutions to host and sponsor programs, events, webinars, and discussions throughout the year.

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NCoC seeks venue host for 2011 ConferenceThe National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) seeks a partner organization to serve as venue host for the 66th Annual National Conference on Citizenship on or around Citizenship Day (September 17, 2011). November 16, 2010
NCoC’s 66th Annual Conference to be Held in ArizonaSave the Date: September 22-23, 2011We are pleased to announce the 66th Annual National Conference on Citizenship will be held on the campus of Arizona State University on Thursday and Friday, September 22-23, 2011. The Conference will ... February 3, 2011
Communicating with CongressNCoC and SparkAction to host research webinarThe Internet has made it easier and cheaper to contact Congress than ever before. However, technological developments have been so rapid, these communications may not be truly effective. NCoC and SparkAction ... February 21, 2011
The Road to Democracy: My Reflections on the Egyptian RevolutionNCoC, Civic Enterprises, and Atlas Corps invite you to a panel discussion where four Egyptian Atlas Corps Fellows will share and reflect on their experiences during the Revolution. They will also relate ... March 31, 2011
66th Annual National Conference on CitizenshipSeptember 15-23, 2011This year, for the first time, the Conference is being held outside Washington DC. The 2011 Conference will consist of a series of events to be held during Citizenship week, beginning September 15 in Philadelphia ... May 31st, 2011
Jean Case and Steve Case to receive “Citizen of the Year” AwardIt is with great pleasure the National Conference on Citizenship announces that Jean and Steve Case will be honored with the 2011 Joseph H. Kanter Citizen of the Year Award. It will be presented in ... August 18, 2011
In Review: 66th Annual National Conference on CitizenshipSeptember 15-23, 2011This year, for the first time, NCoC’s Annual Conference was held outside Washington DC. The 2011 Conference consisted of a series of events during Citizenship week; they began September 15 in Philadelphia ... October 7, 2011
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2010 National Conference on CitizenshipBIG Citizenship: Citizens as Catalysts and InnovatorsThe 2010 National Conference on Citizenship will be held September 17 at the Library of Congress. Stay tuned to this page to be updated with the latest information regarding speakers, program, and logistics ... April 12, 2010
Civic Innovators ForumA pre-conference event to the 65th Annual National Conference on CitizenshipThe Civic Innovators Forum will be held on September 16 at the Newseum in Washington, DC in partnership with the Case Foundation, Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement, and SplashLife August 11, 2010
In Review: 2010 National Conference on CitizenshipThe 65th Annual National Conference on Citizenship was held September 17 in the Library of Congress. As the Conference was streamed online for people across the country to participate, participants ... September 28, 2010
Justice Ginsburg to address National Conference on CitizenshipIt is with great honor NCoC announces that Ruth Bader Ginsburg , Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, will participate in a keynote conversation at the 2010 National Conference on Citizenship. ... April 26, 2010
2009 Conference Save the Date: 2010 National Conference on CitizenshipBIG Citizenship: Citizens as Catalysts and InnovatorsIndividuals everywhere are self-organizing to meet community needs, demanding transparency and accountability from elected officials and greater social responsibility from corporations. The 2010 National ... March 24, 2010
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Maya Enista SmithMaya Enista Smith currently serves as Advisor for Youth + Community to Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation. In this role, she contributes her deep experience working with Millennials to the powerful vision ...
Jacob SoboroffExecutive Director, Why Tuesday?Jacob serves as the Executive Director of Why Tuesday?, a non-partisan organization committed to finding solutions to increase voter turnout.
Jake BrewerChief Strategy Officer, FissionJake works with political groups, businesses and nonprofits to build networks of people who translate big ideas and good intentions into effective, responsible reality.
John BridgelandChairJohn Bridgeland is President & CEO of Civic Enterprises, a public policy development firm.
Stefan Byrd-KreugerNew Media and Outreach Director, Concord CoalitionStefan Byrd-Krueger serves as the New Media and Outreach Director for The Concord Coalition. Mr. Byrd-Krueger is responsible for building working relationships and finding opportunities to collaborate ...
Kristen CambellProgram AdvisorKristen is a Program Advisor to NCoC and offers strategic guidance to the organization's programs, partnerships, and special initiatives. Kristen previously served as NCoC's Chief Program Officer for nearly ...
Margaret CoadyCommittee for Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy, DirectorMargaret Coady is in charge of leading CECP's long–range strategic and operational planning, authors quantitative and qualitative research reports, runs the annual Corporate Philanthropy Summit and Excellence ...
Jeff CoatesResearch and Evaluation DirectorAs a member of the Civic Renewal Team, Jeff Coates is responsible for organizational priorities that include conducting research, performing data analysis as part of the Civic Health Index initiative, ...
Lattie CoorChairman, Center for the Future of ArizonaDr. Lattie Coor founded the Center for the Future of Arizona in 2002 with the goal of creating an Arizona in which there are opportunities and quality of life for all citizens, now and in the future.
Jennifer Domagal-Goldman National Manager, American Democracy ProjectJennifer Domagal-Goldman is the National Manager of the American Democracy Project at the American Association of State Colleges and Universities.
Eric K. Federing AMHonorary Director, National Japanese American Memorial FoundationEric K. Federing, of Maryland, serves as Honorary Director of the National Japanese American Memorial Foundation, which is focused on Washington, DC’s National Japanese American Memorial to Patriotism ...
Christopher T. GatesExecutive Director, PACEChris Gates is the first Executive Director of PACE, Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement, a learning collaborative of foundations that works to bring attention and focus to the issues of civic engagement.
Garrett GraffEditor, Politico MagazineGarrett M. Graff is a Editor for Politico magazine. In 2009, he became just the third editor of The Washingtonian in the magazine 40-plus year history. Prior to becoming editor, Graff spent four years ...
Megan HootChief of Staff, Civic EnterprisesMegan Hoot is the Chief of Staff of Civic Enterprises, where she manages the project portfolio, operations, and staff.
Abby KiesaYouth Coordinator, CIRCLEAbby Kiesa is Youth Coordinator & Research at CIRCLE (Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement), one of the nation’s leading research centers on youth civic engagement.
Gail Leftwich KitchCOO, Voter Participation CenterGail Leftwich Kitch is chief operating officer of The Voter Participation Center, a research-driven, results-oriented nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to increasing participation in our democracy.
Eric LiuFounder, Guiding Lights NetworkEric Liu is an author, educator, and civic entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of Citizen University, which promotes and teaches the art of great citizenship through a portfolio of national programs ...
Ted McConnellExecutive Director, Campaign for the Civic Mission of SchoolsTed McConnell is the Executive Director of the Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools, and is responsible for all aspects of the Campaign's operation.
Decker NgongangDirector, Community Engagement and Organizing, Teaching FirstDecker Ngongang is Director of Community Engagement and Organizing, at Communities for Teaching Excellence.
Kari SaratovskyPrincipal, KDS StrategiesAs Principal of KDS Strategies, Kari provides solutions to national and local organizations with a focus on innovative program design, strategic communications, and social media strategy development with ...
Thomas SusmanDirector of Governmental Affairs, American Bar AssociationTom Susman, of Washington, is the Director of the American Bar Association's Governmental Affairs Office. He took this position in early 2008 after serving as a partner at the law firm of Ropes & Gray, ...
Alysa UllmanExecutive Director, Citizenship CountsAlysa Ullman is Executive Director of Citizenship Counts, whose mission is to educate students on the tenets of citizenship, inspire their pride in America and encourage them to participate in community ...
Michael WeiserChairmanMichael Weiser was elected chairman of the National Conference on Citizenship in January, 2008. An investor and writer, Mr. Weiser is a frequent commentator on issues relating to finance, citizenship and ...
Alison YoungVice President of Public Engagement, National Constitution CenterAlison Young is Vice President of Public Engagement at the National Constitution Center, the preeminent resource for discussion, debate, and education about the U.S. Constitution and its contemporary relevance.
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Open Forum for Civic Education for Our YouthOctober 11, 2013Organized by the Foundation of the American Board of Trial Advocates. October 11, 2013
2012 IARSLCE Annual Conference: Connected KnowingSeptember 23-25 in Baltimore, MDThe theme for the 12th annual conference is the generative power of connections and relationships in research on service-learning and community engagement. September 23-25, 2012
2012 Fall National CEOs for Cities MeetingOctober 15-17 in Boston, MAThe CEOs for Cities 2012 Fall National Meeting will be held on October 15-17, 2012 in Boston, MA. July 19, 2012
Giving USA 2012: Who Gave, How Much, and To Whom in 2011?Event Reflection by Ashby GainesOn Friday, June 29, the Hudson Institute released reports on charitable giving rates at their Giving USA event. Summer Associate Ashby Gaines offers her reflections. July 24, 2012
The 2012 Opportunity Nation SummitSeptember 18-19 at the George Washington University September 18-19, 2012
2012 Global Corporate Citizenship ConferenceOctober 10-12, 2012, in Washington, D.C.The 2012 Global Corporate Citizenship Conference will take place in Washington, D.C., on October 10-12. October 10-12, 2012
Apply Today: Millennial Civic Engagement Summit Launch! will be supporting the work of the Millennial Generation by investing over $25,000 in projects led by Millennials that increase civic engagement, community participation, and voter ... May 25, 2012
Frontiers of Democracy: Innovations in Civic Practice, Theory, and EducationA guest post by Peter LevineFrontiers II begins at the Tufts University School of Medicine, 145 Harrison Ave., Boston MA, on Thursday, July 19 at 5 pm and ends at 1 pm on Saturday, July 21, 2012. May 7, 2012
Congressional Campaigns: Past, Present, & FutureThursday, April 26 at 7:00pmAn FMC Panel at the National Archives April 26, 2012
2012 North American IAP2 ConferenceSeptember 30 - October 2Power of Public Participation: A 360 Perspective September 30-October 2, 2012
TED2012: Full SpectrumFebruary 27-March 2 in Long Beach, CATED is in the midst of a dramatic reinvention of the ancient art of the spoken word. The surprising spread of talks online and the explosion of TEDx events around the globe are testament to that. TED2012 ... February 27-March 2, 2012
TEDActive2012February 27-March 2 in Palm Springs, CATEDActive will recommend a course of activities for each intellectual explorer based on their personal goals, creative style and passionate interests. Central community members are there as Guides, helping ... February 27-March 2, 2012
IAP2: Planning for Effective Public ParticipationMarch 12-13 in Salt Lake City, UTThis two-day module of the International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) Certificate Program provides an introduction to the foundations of effective public participation programs. March 12-13, 2012
2012 Pro Bono Institute Annual ConferenceMarch 28-30 in Washington, D.C.The Pro Bono Institute Annual Conference is the legal community's premier pro bono event. This year's Conference offers sessions for seasoned pro bono pros as well as newcomers to the field, unparalleled ... March 2, 2012
Impact Conference: National Student Conference on Service, Advocacy, and Social ActionMarch 29-April 1 in Stetson, FLThe IMPACT Conference is historically the largest gathering in the country focused on the civic engagement of college students in community service, service-learning, community-based research, advocacy ... March 29-April 1, 2012
The National Service-Learning Conference & Youthrive PeaceJam Leadership ConferenceApril 11-14 in Minneapolis, MinnesotaNational Youth Leadership Council and youthrive, the Upper Midwest Affiliate of PeaceJam International have joined forces for 2012 to bring you one outstanding event. April 11-14, 2012
70th Annual MPSA ConferenceApril 12-15 in Chicago, IllinoisIn the spring of each year, the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) holds one of the largest political science conferences in the discipline. In 2009, more than 5,100 presenters from the United ... April 12-15, 2012
Mikva Challenge Civic Leadership Awards and Benefit DinnerApril 19 in Chicago, ILMikva Challenge will hold its annual spring benefit on Thursday evening, April 19, 2012 in Chicago to raise support for our youth civic engagement programs. This year’s event will feature the Abner and ... April 19, 2012
Netroots NationJune 7-10 in Providence, RIThe seventh annual gathering of the Netroots (formerly known as the YearlyKos Convention) will be held June 7-10 in Providence, Rhode Island. June 7-10, 2012
BlogHer’12August 2-4 in New YorkBlogHer's 8th Annual Conference is headed back to New York City in 2012. Thousands of bloggers will come together to connect, learn and inspire. August 2-4, 2012
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