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Join this 60-minute Q&A session for details on the cohort opportunity.

Growing Local Government Leadership for Economic Mobility and Opportunity

With support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, ICMA will offer a series of resources and learning opportunities in 2023 on boosting upward mobility in local communities.  The centerpiece of this program is a peer learning cohort for a select group of highly motivated ICMA members. This information session will introduce ICMA's Economic Mobility and Opportunity initiative, describe the purpose of the cohort and application process, and provide an opportunity to ask questions. ICMA invites applications for the Economic Mobility and Opportunity Cohort through March 1, 2023. 

Participants in the cohort:

  • Will be eligible to receive a grant of up to $30,000 for their local government for the implementation of an economic mobility assessment, planning, or engagement process as part of their participation in the cohort.  
  • Participate in virtual and in-person learning opportunities (travel expenses covered).
  • Network with other local government professionals.
  • Access free technical assistance from economic mobility experts.

Join us for a 60-minute Q&A session to learn more about this cohort opportunity.

Find more information about the Economic Mobility and Opportunity initiative and access the cohort application at icma.org/emo.




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