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ICMA is a nonprofit dedicated to advancing professional local government management throughout the world. Local Gov Life is a mix of stories, insights, and advice from local government leaders.

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ICMA is a nonprofit dedicated to advancing professional local government management throughout the world. Local Gov Life is a mix of stories, insights, and advice from local government leaders.

    Local Gov Life – S06 Episode 05: Building Trust During Divisive Times

    Local Gov Life – S06 Episode 05: Building Trust During Divisive Times

    This episode comes at a critical moment as divisiveness within our communities seems to be at an all time high. Though this episode was recorded before the most recent crises, our speakers provide examples of the importance of trust both with staff and residents. You will hear strategies for navigating a divisive situation and building trust inside and outside your organization. Leaders will outline skills you can start implementing right now. This episode features Frank Benest, ICMA Liason for Next Generation Initiatives, and former City Manager for Palo Alto, California, Wanda Page, Deputy City Manager of Durham, North Carolina, and Scott Morelli, City Manager of South Portland, Maine.

    • 16 min
    Local Gov Life - SCV19 Episode 22 - The Accelerated Shift to Cloud Software in Local Government

    Local Gov Life - SCV19 Episode 22 - The Accelerated Shift to Cloud Software in Local Government

    This webinar focused on how local governments need to go digital with modern strategies, processes, and technology.

    • 59 min
    Local Gov Life - SCV19 Episode 21 - City Health Dashboard: Using Data to Guide Your Jurisdiction's COVID-19 Response

    Local Gov Life - SCV19 Episode 21 - City Health Dashboard: Using Data to Guide Your Jurisdiction's COVID-19 Response

    This webinar’s focus is on the City Health Dashboard's new COVID Local Risk Index, a new measure of COVID risk and severity for cities - and neighborhoods within them-that provides this needed granular data.

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Local Gov Life - Racial Equity and Social Justice Episode 06 - The Two Pandemics: Systemic Racism and COVID-19

    Local Gov Life - Racial Equity and Social Justice Episode 06 - The Two Pandemics: Systemic Racism and COVID-19

    This 90-minute webinar featured subject matter experts from local government who shared Information on the disparate impact of COVID-19 on Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) communities and the longstanding racial disparities that have led to systemic and structural inequity.

    • 1 hr 28 min
    Local Gov Life - Racial Equity and Social Justice Episode 05 - Transforming Law Enforcement to Address Public Health

    Local Gov Life - Racial Equity and Social Justice Episode 05 - Transforming Law Enforcement to Address Public Health

    During this webinar, a panel of national experts looked at the history which led up to the 21st Policing report and covered highlights that remain applicable today. But for communities that want to look at reforming, improving, or “defunding” police in various tasks – they also discussed how to go about it, eg., reallocating some police resources to bring in social workers, EMS responders, mental health specialists, and other professionals able to respond to emergency calls.

    • 1 hr 29 min
    Local Gov Life - Racial Equity and Social Justice Episode 04 - Conversation with Valerie Lemmie

    Local Gov Life - Racial Equity and Social Justice Episode 04 - Conversation with Valerie Lemmie

    Valerie Lemmie gives us more insight into her time as Cincinnati city manager during the aftermath of the 2001 Timothy Thomas shooting, her lessons learned during that time of social unrest, and what she envisions as the path forward.

    • 28 min

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Great way to keep the conversation going from PM

I like how they add to the conversation from PM magazine each month.

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