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  • Email like a pro

    At the 2018 Annual Conference, Michael Buschmohle delivered a stellar presentation with practical advice on improving communication skills.

  • What's black, white, and read all over?

    Get tips from a panel of reports who had a frank conversation with city officials about working with the media in the 21st century.

  • Tutorials on working with the media

    Watch two short videos to learn how to get the media to cover an issue you care about and team up with other cities to get local editorial board attention.

  • Legislative Bulletin

    The Legislative Bulletin, emailed weekly during session and monthly during the interim, is one of AWC’s most valuable legislative resources for cities. It covers what you need to know about issue areas, hot topics, and how to take action on city priorities.

  • Guidelines for elected and appointed officials using social media

    Social media is a tool growing in popularity for developing direct communications with your community and creating informal opportunities to reach out beyond official publications. City policies should cover the “official” city account, employee use of social media inside and outside of work, and elected official use of social media.

  • CityVoice

    CityVoice is AWC’s weekly electronic newsletter for city elected officials, city staff, and associate members. The newsletter delivers information relevant to cities including breaking news, state and federal updates, tools and resources, research and data, training opportunities, and grant notices.

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