• Investing in cities
    For every $1 in shared revenue the state provides to cities, cities generate another $132 back to the state. Learn more in the “City budgets and finances” chapter of State of the Cities.
  • Up for the count
    Faced with cultural gaps and deep-seated concerns, Washington cities encourage immigrant and marginalized residents to become first-time Census participants.
  • Cities 101 videos: Quick, engaging sketches to explain what cities do. Watch, learn, and share!

  • Nominate a student in your community for a CQC scholarship!

  • Apply to serve on the AWC Board of Directors

  • AWC Municipal Excellence Awards are open – Apply now!


Featured events

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Small City Connectors

Small cities get together and connect on issues that are unique to small cities. Attend any of the five locations.

March 18-19 | Lynnwood
Healthy Worksite Summit

Get inspired by keynotes, workshops, and peers sparking successful ideas for your wellness program.


Cityvision magazine

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    Show of hands: Cities pursue a full and fair 2020 Census

    The 2020 Census affects funding, determines representation, and gives municipalities the data necessary for making informed decisions. Learn what Washington cities are doing to ensure everyone is counted.


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Essential resources for elected officials – Elected officials roadmap

Now that you've been elected, where do you go from here? Learn all about your new role, what your city does, and how you can inspire change that leaves a lasting impact on your community and future generations. To do this, you must familiarize yourself with a multitude of city issues.

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