The League of Women in Government serves as the umbrella organization to support local and...

To help women succeed in public service by enhancing career-building models that develop...

Legacy Project

Helping women succeed in public service.

16/50 Project

Empowering Women to Lead Local Government

An overview of women members of ICMA.

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Since 1974, with the first Task Force on Women in the Profession, ICMA


On International Women's Day, ICMA and the League of Women in Government hosted...

Opportunities for any employee to serve as a leader

Learn how to use racial equity tools to evaluate your organization's equity and inclusion efforts.

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Join us at ICMA’s inaugural Equity Summit, Moving the Needle, a virtual learning event focused on advancing racial equity in local government. 

ICMA 2021 conference

Scheduled for October 3-6, 2021 in Portland, Oregon and Digital


A PM Special Supplement exploring what it means to be a woman in local government today

Firefighter Sandy Dostal, Excelsior Councilmember Lou Dierking, Tonka Bay City Administrator Kathy Laur, and Fire Marshal Kellie Murphy-Ringate

A city administrator with a burning desire to experience the world of firefighting

A feature of the PM special supplement, "Women Influencing Local Government," in honor of

An in-depth look at ways to increase the number of women in local government executive

A feature of the PM special supplement, "Women Influencing Local Government," in honor of


Professional Growth at Every Career Stage

Learn as a Mentee, Be a Mentor, and Pay It Forward

Hear how six female managers are earning the respect of their peers and breaking down...

Blog Posts

The SLLC ask SCOTUS to exclude local government owned water infrastructure from the definition of "waters of the United States."

This decision impacts most local governments because most signs codes have different rules for on-premises and off-premises signs.

Educating, creating opportunity, implementing programs to develop new talent.

This case makes it easier for police officers to be sued for malicious prosecution.

Actionable steps to reduce risk of cancer and stigma of mental health

Beyond a praying coach, this case is about the ability of public employers to regulate on-the-job employee speech.

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Congratulations to local government professionals who are newly joined, transfers in status (membership upgrades), and reinstatements as full ICMA members.

Congratulations to the following ICMA members on their recent local government appointments.

An opportunity to let ICMA staff know how your membership association is meeting your needs.

Congratulations to these ICMA members who have been honored for their contributions to the local government management profession.

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Congratulations to these recently retired ICMA members who have been granted Life membership.

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