The Fourth Annual Civvy Awards
Because it’s about time that people working to overcome political differences got to walk a red carpet.Read more
The 4th Annual Civvys Awards Ceremony
For inspiration on those working to repair and improve America - using collaboration as a strength - look no further than the annual American Civic Collaboration Awards, or Civvys, coming to a livestream near you on Monday April 19th, 2021.Read more
Meet the 2020 Civvys Finalists
From a record-number of nominees, the 2020 Civvys Finalists represent exemplary cases of civic collaboration, impact and scale in the National, Local and Youth categories.Read more
The 2020 Civvys Awards Are Here
The Bridge Alliance, Big Tent Nation and the National Conference on Citizenship, leaders in the civic renewal movement, announced 18 finalists and 28 honorable mentions for the fourth annual American Civic Collaboration Awards, or “Civvys."Read more
Make Your Vote Count!
Voting this year? Here's what you need to prepare.
We've rounded up some handy links to ensure you can be an informed, active voter.Read more
How We're Helping Weave Community During Crisis
Big Tent Nation is proud to be a supporter and advocate for Listen First and the latest crucial initiative to bring Americans together: #WeavingCommunity during crisis.Read more
Meet a Civvys Winner: Make Shift Coffee House
The 2019 American Civic Collaboration Awards winners, like the Civvys winners in previous years, provide a blueprint for the rest of the nation as they problem-solve how to make our differences work for us, not against us. They use collaboration to build a stronger future, and encompass a civic imagination that inspires and ignites action.
Let us introduce you to one of our 2019 winners, in the Committee's Choice category: Make Shift Coffee House.
Craig Freshley, founder of Make Shift Coffee House, accepts the award - with a ukelele!Read more
Meet a Civvys Winner: Generation Nation
We celebrated all 2019 Civvys Awards finalists and winners at the National Conference on Citizenship in late October. Civvys winners represent exemplar cases of civic-oriented work that elevate democracy at every level of American life — through collaboration. By working together across divides, geographies, industries, circumstances— these organizations provide a blueprint for the rest of the nation as they problem-solve how to make our differences work for us, not against us.
Read on for a brief interview with our 2019 Youth category winner, Generation Nation, and to learn more about their work and hopes for the future.
Generation Nation alum Joel Odom accepts the 2019 Civvys award.Read more
Meet a Civvys Winner: RISE Colorado
In its third year, the American Civic Collaboration Awards continue to highlight outstanding efforts of civic collaboration making impacts in local, national and youth communities.
We celebrated all winners and finalists in an awards ceremony at the National Conference on Citizenship in October.
This year's Local category winner was RISE Colorado.
We asked RISE to answer a few questions about what it means to win a Civvys award, their work and their hopes for the future. Read on for a brief interview and to learn more about RISE Colorado.
Celebrating the 2019 Civvys Finalists and Winners
Once again this year we will celebrate the winners, finalists and honorable mentions of the American Civic Collaboration Awards in a ceremony during the National Conference on Citizenship in Washington, D.C. You can find us there October 30!Read more