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El Cerrito Assistant City Manager Karen Pinkos will have an
opportunity to shape both policy and the future of the city
Learn the latest and hear speakers with inspiring ideas.
Talent is mobile and in short supply.
Explore ways to tackle this daunting task.
Approximately 2,000 elected officials and staff will meet,
network and attend sessions designed to educate and inform.
Promoting diversity at City Hall is a key strategy for ensuring
equitable public service.
Programs that introduce our young people to local government and
career opportunities in public service can provide a variety of
The League offers a range of professional development sessions
featuring current research, model programs and best practices.
California cities use a variety of methods, including citizens’
academies and similar programs, to engage residents in civic life
and give them a voice.
Kindness is about culture; it is a way of thinking and acting.
The ability to foster community resiliency is one of the most
important benefits of promoting kindness.
This voluntary program recognizes elected officials for
continuing their education to enhance their knowledge and skills
and for undertaking leadership roles to better serve the public.
When making decisions or taking action, the savvy local official
embraces the notion that the law creates a floor for ethical
behavior — not a ceiling. In other words, just because a
Diversity enriches California’s culture and economy and also plays a critically important role in the League.
Increasing pension costs could push cities already in financial
distress closer to the brink of bankruptcy.
Local governments’ extended producer responsibility programs
offer policy models for other states.
A foundation of community trust and strong community
relationships is crucial for law enforcement to effectively
prevent crime and safely resolve situations that involve
Attend educational and networking events to hear about inspiring
ways to better serve your city.
Local agency employees’ personal accounts and devices may be
subject to the state’s Public Records Act.