Social Justice

These ICMA resources may be helpful to local government leaders as they address the current crisis of public trust, civil unrest, and social justice. 

VIEW ALL ON SOCIAL JUSTICE

Popular Resources

RESEARCH & REPORTS

The Model Police Officer: Recruitment, Training, and Community Engagement

ICMA's survey on police recruitment, training, and community engagement from the perspectives of management, police administration, officers, human resources, and the community.

Black Lives Matter: Racial Disparity and a Review of Police-Community Relations (PDF)

In 2014, race disparity and police use of force collided to become the top issue in urban America.

Advancing Social Equity Goals to Achieve Sustainability: Local Governments, Social Equity, and Sustainable Communities

Advancing Social Equity Goals to Achieve Sustainability: Local Governments, Social Equity, and Sustainable Communities

Learning Opportunities on Social Justice

Promoting Trust in a Divisive World

What are the keys to promoting trust in local government? How have local governments built and rebuilt trust? What are useful approaches and resources to support your efforts?

Tools for Trust: From the Lens of a Social Crisis

This interactive conversation illustrates why broad engagement is essential to foster healthy, inclusive community interaction.

Encouraging Inclusive Communities

How are local governments encouraging inclusive communities? What are effective ways to engage diverse segments of the community?

Advertisement