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Independence has been named a 2014 All-America City, the oldest and most prestigious award given to cities. The National Civic League recognizes ten communities each year for outstanding civic accomplishments.
To win, each community must demonstrate innovation, inclusiveness, civic engagement, and cross sector collaboration by describing successful efforts to address pressing local challenges.
The presentation by your delegation to the All-America City jury:
All America City Award Criteria:
To read the City's full application listing the many volunteer-led projects which have positively impacted the community, click the file linked below.