Get started on an  action plan to move towards a more equitable future -- June 10 & 11

ICMA's virtual Equity Summit, Moving the Needle: Advancing Racial Equity in Local Government, is a gathering of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officers (and those doing the work without the title) as well as other local government professionals interested in ideas and institutions to deepen strategies, shape actions, and create solutions.   

This event will give participants the opportunity to create and maintain relationships with like-minded professionals, as well as foster these relationships in a virtual environment.  

Attendees can expect engaging conversations and actionable solutions in this two-day event that will take deep dives on everything equity from accountability to zip codes.

 

Event Details

Dates and times

Thursday, June 10, 2021
11:00 AM - 4:45 PM ET 
Friday, June 11, 2021
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM ET 

Registration fee

ICMA Members: $75
Nonmembers: $150 
Group: 15% discount on two or more attendees | $64 for Members, $128 for Nonmembers 

on-demand SESSIONS

Sessions from the Equity Summit will be accessible for viewing on the digital platform through July 11, 2021.

Register yourself and at least two of your colleagues together for a 15% discount off registration fees. All registrations must be submitted together to take advantage of this discount.  A team can be comprised of ICMA members and nonmembers.  For group registration questions, please contact conferenceteam@icma.org  or call Matt Watson at 202-962-3585.

 

Key Takeaways

Participants of the Equity Summit will:

LEARN

about internal and external equity and inclusion challenges, solutions, and tools.  

SUPPORT

themselves and peers through shared chief equity officer challenges.    

BE INSPIRED

by presenters, panelists, and keynotes.

DOWNLOAD

checklists, tools, publications, resources, and videos from our Equity Briefcase.  

EXPLORE

topics of racial equity, accountability, and skills-building for driving a more inclusive and equitable culture throughout your communities.    

CONNECT

with colleagues during networking sessions.  

Preliminary Schedule of Events

We’ll unpack pressing topics so that you have the tools and know-how to empower your staff and community. 

Times are listed in Eastern Time (ET) 

Thursday, June 10, 2021

11:00 AM - 11:10 AM: Welcome

11:10 AM - 12:00 PM: Opening Keynote 

12:00 PM -12:15 PM: Break  

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM: Concurrent Sessions

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM: Break

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM: General Session

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM: Break 

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM: Concurrent Sessions 

3:45 PM - 4:45 PM: Concurrent Sessions 

Friday, June 11, 2021

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Concurrent Sessions 

12:00 PM - 12:15 PM: Break 

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM: Concurrent Sessions 

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM: Break 

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM: Closing Keynote 

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM: Closing Comments 

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM: Conversation and Connection Huddles 

 

Meet the Speakers

You’ve got questions, and our speakers have answers. From equity and inclusion experts to visionary thought leaders, our speakers will give you fresh perspectives and bold takeaways for moving the needle forward. 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

jim malloy

city manager, lexington, massachussets; ICMA president

DAY 1: Troy Brown

City Manager, Moorpark, California; ICMA President-Elect

DAY 2: Melissa Wiley

Deputy Town Administrator, Erie, Colorado

 

EDUCATION SESSION SPEAKERS

Andrea Alicoate

Diversity & Community Engagement Administrator
Mesa, arizona

DORLA BONNER

Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Kalamazoo, Michigan

JULIE BOSLAND

Associate Director for Public Sector Innovation
LIVING CITIES

JONATHAN BUTLER

Equity Manager
San Antonio, TEXAS

CHRIS FABIAN

Co-founder, RESOURCEX

AIMEE KANE

Equity Program Manager
BOULDER, COLORADO

SARAH MARTIN

VP of Health Solutions
mySidewalk

MANISHA PAUDEL

Chief Equity Officer
Des Moines, IOWA

MARTHA PEREGO

Director of Member Services and Ethics
icma

DIANE POWERS

retired director, Office of Equity & Human Rights
TACOMA, washington

Kweli Rashied-Henry

Racial Equity Officer
Durham County Government

Elizabeth Reynoso

Closing the Gaps Network

SIRI RUSSELL

director, OFFICE OF Equity and Inclusion (OEI)
Albemarle County, virginia

Aleea Slappy-Wilson

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer
NORFOLK, VIRGINIA

Phillip Smith-Hanes

County administrator
saline, kansas

 

Other Important Information About Registration

Digital Platform

On Monday, June 7 attendees will receive their login credentials to the digital platform via email from mobilesolutions@chime.live

Attendees who register on or after June 7 will receive their login credentials within 24 hours or sooner. 

If you do not receive your credentials, please check your “other” and “junk” folders. It is advised to mark mobilesolutions@chime.live as a safe sender. The email will contain your username, password, and the link to the platform.” 

Members

To register as a member, your ICMA membership status must be current. If you would like to verify your status, call ICMA Member Benefits & Services toll free at 800-745-8780 or 202-962-3680; or email customerservices@icma.org

Note: ICMA membership is for individuals only. If you are not currently a member, use the nonmember category fees. 

Nonmembers

Take this opportunity to join ICMA and receive discounts on conference registration as well as many other membership benefits. To join online or download a membership application, visit the ICMA Join page

Cancellations

Due to the digital nature of these events, ICMA cannot accept cancellations or process refunds. If you are unable to attend the event after you have registered, please consider a substitution for one of your colleagues. 

Substitutions

ICMA will process registration substitutions free of charge until 11:00AM on Thursday, June 10.  Any difference in registration fees will either be charged or refunded. 

Contact

If you have any general questions about the Equity Summit, please call Matt Watson at 202-962-3585 or email conferenceteam@icma.org

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