Equity & Inclusion

ICMA and our members are committed to ensuring that local governments and the association reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. 

 

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Is It Time to Hire a Chief Equity Officer?

If you want to build trust in the community and provide access for all residents, it makes sense to invest in the position.

Equity and Inclusivity Resources and Videos

ICMA and our members are committed to ensuring that local governments and the association reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.

Data on Women Members in the Profession

ICMA is invested in supporting the advancement of women in the profession. Measuring progress is a key component to our efforts.

10 Must Reads on Equity and Social Inclusion

These "must reads" bring you the most current and important equity and social inclusion ideas, insights, and leading practices.

Wes Moore: Envisioning an Environment in Which All Are Welcome

Returning to the keynote stage, the best-selling author invited conference attendees to include often forgotten residents in important public policy conversations.

First Step Toward Narrowing Community Divides? Start Talking!

Bridging entrenched or systemic divides isn’t easy, but opening up a dialogue can be the first step toward building community.

Q&A: Evanston, Illinois, Turns to Town Hall Meetings to Build Equity and Equality

Evanston set about doing intentional, focused, and good work around the issues of equity and empowerment, and committed to doing so in full conversation with the community.

Equity and Inclusivity Sessions at the 2018 ICMA Annual Conference

These ICMA Annual Conference sessions focus on being a more inclusive and diverse local government organization and community.

ICMA Affiliates

Local Government Hispanic Network

Providing unique resources to Hispanic/Latino local government professionals.

National Forum for Black Public Administrators

Dedicated to the advancement of black public leadership in local and state governments.

Women Leading Government

To help women succeed in public service by developing leadership skills and through networking.

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