COVID-19-Oriented Learning

  • WEBINAR: Keeping Your Government Open for Business (NLC) Local governments are serving under a completely new reality with COVID-19, and we see many rising to the occasion by adapting existing workflows and adopting new tools to enable rapid public communications, remote work across departments, and digital town hall and council meetings. Join this live discussion hosted by OpenGov CEO, Zac Bookman and including a live chat with government leaders from the City of Sunset Valley, TX and Gilpin County, CO on how they’re responding quickly in the crisis to protect their communities and ensure continuity of crucial government functions. Tuesday, April 7, 1:00 PM EST Register here.
  • WEBINAR: Moving Beyond the Current Crisis: A Plan to Reopen our Communities with Richard Florida (ICMA) Local government leaders are rightfully laser focused on responding to the hundreds of urgent issues that arise each day in dealing with the coronavirus disaster. Many of you are organizing your teams to think beyond the current situation to what will our communities look like when we move back to more normal operations. Richard Florida joins us to share his thoughts on the path forward, which will feature a 10-point plan to re-open our communities after the COVID-19 pandemic. In this 90 minute webinar, we will shift our thinking to what comes next and how you might re-think the ways in which you work together with your staff to re-build your cities, towns, and counties. Wednesday, April 8, 1:00 PM EST  Register here.
  • VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE: Civic Engagement in a Time of Crisis (NLC) Join NLC for our first virtual roundtable with Polco/National Research Council to explore challenges and share solutions around communicating during a crisis. Hear from peers and share how you as a local leader are working to maintain important lines of communication and engagement with your residents. Participation is limited to ensure interaction and assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Wednesday, April 8, 12:30 PM EST Sign up by sending an email to
  • WEBINAR: COVID-19: How to Help People Experiencing Unsheltered Homelessness (NLC) Join the National Alliance to End Homelessness, City of Chattanooga, and the National Low-Income Housing Coalition to learn what steps local leaders can take to support those experiencing unsheltered homelessness during crisis response, how to support an equitable and inclusive recovery, and improve resiliency by understanding the longstanding challenges that have been exacerbated by this crisis. Thursday, April 9, 2 PM EST Register here
  • WEBINAR: Promising Practices: Social Distance Meets Public Engagement (Nat’l Civic League) This webinar will feature Wendy Willis, Executive Director of the Deliberative Democracy Consortium, and Larry Schooler, Director of Consensus Building and Community Engagement, CD&P.  The two civic engagement experts will showcase strategies for virtual public engagement in this time of social isolation. Wednesday, April 15, 1:00 PM EST Register here.

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