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What are you doing to ensure that your local governments reflect the diversity of the communities you serve?

Find out how you can develop action plans and strategies to attract and cultivate a diverse and talented group of individuals dedicated to the highest ideals of public service. The Annual Conference offers  special eventseducational sessions, special sessions, learning lounge and expert bars, workshops and forums devoted to diversity, inclusion and strategies for bringing communities together. Register online today

SPECIAL EVENTS 

  • INSPIRATIONAL BREAKFAST: Appointed in September 2011 as the first African-American city manager of Sanford, Florida, Norton was thrust into the national spotlight following the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, will share how he was able to endure the impact of the shooting, the trial, the verdict, and beyond. #INSPIREICMA
  • Luncheon for Women in Professional Local Government Management

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP

KEYNOTE

  • Soledad O'Brien: Diversity in America

EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS 

  • Building Diverse Leadership in Your Community and Your Organization
  • Best Practices in Building a Culturally Diverse and Inclusive Workforce
  • Women’s Issues Are Everyone’s Issues: You Can Make Your Organization a Better Place to Work
  • Building Stronger Communities and Developing Trust through Effective Community Engagement: Surprise! How to Engage and Partner with Others When the Unexpected Happens

LOCAL GOVERNMENT 201: Taking It to the Next Level

  • Building an XYZ Culture in Local Government
  • The Path to the C Suite: Preparing and Engaging Women for Top Management Roles

SPECIAL SESSIONS  

  • ICMA Update on Diversity and Inclusivity Efforts
  • Moving the Needle: You Can't Be What You Can't See
  • Asian Pacific American Affinity Group Interests and Priorities
  • President's Colloquium: The Business Case for Creating a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace with Intentionality
  • Building Stronger Communities and Developing Trust through Effective Community Engagement

LEARNING LOUNGE AND EXPERTS BAR

  • The How's and Why's of Police-Community Relations and Diversity
  • Building Relationships of Trust between the Community and Police

ICMA UNIVERSITY FORUM

  • Talking about Equality, Race, and Diversity: Getting Comfortable with Uncomfortable Conversations
  • Communities Leveraging Disruptive Change: What Are Your Disruptors, and How Will You Leverage Them?

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS

  • How to Build a Successful Women's Network in Your State/Region

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