Volunteer at the ICMA + League of Women in Government Symposium in Kansas City! If you’d like to help us out at the League event in Kansas City, MO on 09.24.16, send us an email at Info@LeagueOfWomenInGovernment.com.
By Jan Perkins, Former City Manager and ICMA Senior Advisor/West Region Liaison There are many reasons women are under-represented as chief executives in local governments (and many other areas in business and government as well). There’s one thing women are especially well-positioned to do to change that – and that is to be open […]
The League of Women in Government believes that the best way to gain knowledge and develop new leaders in local government is to share our stories. We want to help inspire young women to seek a career and advance to their highest potential in local government. How can YOU help? Share YOUR story of how […]
We Need EACH OTHER! The League of Women in Government is run 100 percent by volunteers. That being said, we couldn’t keep up with all of our activities without our dedicated sponsors and organizational partners. EVERY dollar received is put back into the organization’s minimal operational costs for our website, event support/underwriting and development opportunities for […]
By LWG Editor The League of Women in Government believes that the best way to gain knowledge and develop new leaders in local government is to share our stories. We want to help inspire young women to seek a career and advance to their highest potential in local government. How can YOU help? Share YOUR […]
ICMA Coaching Program: Thrive in Local Government The ICMA Coaching Program launches in January 2016 — thanks to ICMA securing National Platinum Sponsor ICMA-RC. Expanding upon the success of the Cal-ICMA Coaching Program and 15 ICMA State Association Coaching Partners in 2015, we are bringing coaching programs and resources to all members and non-members of […]
By Zach Perron, Lieutenant – Palo Alto, CA Police Department I think it’s time to rethink the way that police agencies attempt to recruit new police officers. Police departments across the country are having tremendous difficulty filling vacancies. As a result, many agencies are “working short,” with fewer officers on the books than are authorized, […]