August 26, 2020

CARES-act-CV-art-072920Sneak peek: Mayors Exchange and Mayor as CEO
September 17 | Online
Connect with other mayors at the upcoming Mayors Exchange! Don’t miss this opportunity to learn what’s happening across the state and to gain new ideas and inspiration. Plus, strong mayors can join earlier in the day for the Mayor as CEO training. Check out the agendas for both events to get a sneak peek at topics and speakers!

NLC releases City Fiscal Conditions 2020 report
Now in its 35th year, the City Fiscal Conditions report from the National League of Cities (NLC) continues to provide insight into the fiscal health of cities across the nation. The findings in this year’s report reveal that America’s cities are experiencing the fiscal consequences of this pandemic-downturn at an unprecedented speed. As with recent recessions, it will take years for municipal budgets to recover from the impact of COVID-19. Check out the full report and learn more about NLC’s Cities Are Essential campaign.

CARES-act-CV-art-072920Leading with racial equity in workplace wellness programs
Explore the connection between racial equity and workplace wellness in this recorded webinar, which the AWC Employee Benefit Trust is offering to all AWC members. Delve into discussions about diversity, equity, and inclusion in workplace wellness programs. Explore the meaning of equity and examine how it's impacted by workplace wellness programs. Find simple, low-cost strategies that foster a culture of health equity in the workplace. Watch the webinar today

Apply to serve on the Sentencing Guidelines Commission
AWC is recruiting a city elected official to serve on the state Sentencing Guidelines Commission. The commission promotes accountability and equity in adult and juvenile sentencing, provides information about sentencing, and recommends improvements in the criminal justice system. Learn more and submit an application by September 13.

ballot-box-icon-75The road less traveled
Washington communities pursue a balance of financial resilience and public health by reframing and refocusing their core economic identities. Read more in the latest issue of Cityvision magazine.


AWC training & events

Mayor as CEO (morning) | September 17 | Online Certificate of Municipal Leadership program

Mayors Exchange (afternoon) | September 17 | Online Certificate of Municipal Leadership program

Wellness Planning Forums | Multiple dates | Online

AWC Member Expo online | October 19-23 | Online

AWC Annual Conference – Recorded sessions | On demand | Online Certificate of Municipal Leadership program

Other trainings

FEMA webinar series: Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) and Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) grants | Multiple dates | Online

Grant writing for small, rural nonprofits (presented by Rural Development Initiatives) | Multiple dates | Online

Grant management workshop (presented by Grant Writing USA and Washington CJTC) | September 22-23 | Online

MRSC: First Amendment considerations for local governments: Protests, petitions, social media & signs | September 23 | Online Certificate of Municipal Leadership program

MRSC: PRA deep dive - Law enforcement records | October 2 | Online

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Featured jobs:
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