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10 Knowledge Network Resources You Might Have Missed Since 9/28/2015


Last week you might have been attending ICMA’s Annual Conference or just too busy to notice the multitude of great resources that were added to the Knowledge Network. Don’t worry—I’ve been keeping track and have highlighted 10 of them here:

  1. If you want to review what happened at the conference or were not able to attend it, the 2015 ICMA Annual Conference Blog can help you. Check out this post on session speaker Dara Richardson-Heron’s speech about women in leadership.
  2. ICMA International added this article on how community health and its economy are related.
  3. Lisa Soronen, executive director, State and Local Legal Center, wrote in the Government Affairs & Public Policy blog about how Supreme Court Chief Justice Roberts has impacted local government in the past decade.
  4. With the fall parade season in full effect, this post highlights a few resources to help promote parade safety.
  5. Did you know that ICMA’s Strategic Planning has begun? The task force is reaching out to you for feedback.
  6. Also, the 2015–2016 ICMA president-elect selection process has begun. Learn more about the process here.
  7. This article discusses how valuing diversity can help local governments.
  8. ICMA teamed up with Route Fifty to take a look at some of the factors and people shaping local government today in the e-book What’s Next in Local Government.
  9. The October 2015 issue of PM magazine was just released! Learn about the articles in it from this Write about now blog post.
  10. On October 15, 2015, ICMA and the Alliance for Innovation will be hosting a live webinar titled “Accountability: It’s More than Just Transparency.” ICMA’s Center for Performance Analytics outlines what will be discussed during this webinar in this article.

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What KN resources have you found to be the most useful? Share your comments below.

Douglas Shontz

Knowledge Network Intern