Get a sneak peek at the sessions offered

  • E = Effective local leadership
  • C = Community planning and development
  • P = Public sector resource management
  • R = Roles, responsibilities, and legal requirements

R

Ask MRSC 2020 COVID-19 remote edition
Get answers to practical questions on compliance with legal and financial requirements.

E

AWC Advocacy Academy
Get tips for advocating for your city before, during, and after legislative session.

P

Bridging the virtual gap – Understanding audits and resources in a COVID-19 world
Evaluate your city’s internal controls and address the growing cybersecurity risks in a virtual environment.

E

Difficult decisions during the pandemic – Leading through crisis
Examine how personal and economic stress impacts the workplace, families, and communities, and how you can lead with sensitivity and awareness through these challenging times.

P

Economic impacts of COVID-19 on local governments
Hear about financial strategies city leaders are employing to combat the financial impacts of COVID-19.

C

Growing the green economy and responding to climate change
Explore climate impacts in Washington along with data and technical resources available to cities.

E

Leading with optimism during uncertain times
Gain tangible, specific, research-based tools to become more optimistic, which will result in improved relationships and stronger leadership.

E

Let’s get REAL: Advancing the conversation about race, equity, and leadership
Join this live panel discussion to explore how we can each take on a leadership role in our community to foster equity and address racism.

R

Mayors and councils – You can’t live with them and you can’t live without them!
Join us for a candid discussion of the roles and responsibilities of the executive and legislative branches of Washington city government in today’s unique environment. Led by Steve DiJulio of Foster Garvey PC.

E

Newly elected survival guide
Get the tools, insights, and tips you need to participate actively from day one, based on key concepts from Robert’s Rules of Order. Led by parliamentarian Ann Macfarlane.

E

REAL TALK—From Ferguson to Charlottesville and beyond
Deepen your understanding of the roots of racial tensions, and strengthen your ability to address disparities, respond effectively, and promote healing in your community.

E

Rethinking local government after COVID-19
Learn about programs and processes cities implemented during lockdown to continue serving their residents.

C

Safe parking: Responding to homelessness and building community
Hear about lessons learned and best practices for starting and maintaining safe parking programs that benefit the parking guest, the host, the neighborhood, and the community – especially during COVID-19.

E

Tales from the trenches: Small town social media
Hear how other small cities have used social media platforms for major city events and announcements.

P

Utility financial planning during a pandemic: Effects of COVID-19 on utility rate setting & billing
Learn about approaches to forecasting impacts to utility revenue.

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