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Civic Engagement Award Launched by International Hispanic Network

The International Hispanic Network announced a new program to recognize individuals and organizations that demonstrate insightful and sustained change in their communities through inclusive civic engagement practices.

Any city, county, nonprofit, student organization and/or private sector partners may submit for this recognition. Download the descriptive brochure and submission instructions here.

Timeline:
May 1 - Deadline for Submission
June - Selection Committee reviews submittals and makes recommendations to the IHN Board
July - Notification to organizations selected for award(s)
September 23 - Recognition of organizations at the IHN dinner during the ICMA Annual Conference in Kansas City Missouri
November 3-5 - Recognition of organizations at the IHN National Conference in Austin, Texas

Mid-Career Managers Institute

New to local government but not new to management? An experienced local government department head looking to make the jump to the manager's seat? Ready to connect with other mid-career professionals to identify and develop signature leadership practices and strengthen core management skills? Looking for your next challenge?

If so, ICMA invites you to join the 2016-2017 ICMA Mid-Career Managers Institute. This 18-month leadership development institute is designed to meet the specific needs of mid-career managers.

Designed for ICMA members who are credentialed and want to engage in a focused course of study and connection with others who are mid-career. Also for those who may not yet be credentialed who have management experience which may be in fields other than local government AND who want to build strong ties with the profession and strengthen management skills with the goal of becoming credentialed managers.

For more information, please point your browser here.

Reception for ICMA Members at NLC Conference

ICMA and ICMA-RC are cohosting a reception for ICMA members and their guests who are attending the National League of Cities 2016 Congressional City Conference in Washington, D.C.

The reception will take place on Sunday, March 6 from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Marriott Wardman Park, Washington Room 1, on the exhibit level.

Upcoming Deadlines

March 9: Local Government Excellence Awards
Nominate a colleague, a jurisdictional program, or yourself! Full details available on the Awards page of the ICMA website.

April 18: ICMA Distinguished Service Award & Honorary Membership
Nomination period for ICMA Distinguished Service Award and Honorary Membership was opened February 9 and nominations are due by April 18.

Nominate a colleague, a jurisdictional program, or yourself! Full details available on the Awards page of the ICMA website.

2016 Regional Summit Registration Deadlines:
Registration deadlines for both the 2016 ICMA Emerging Professionals Leadership Institutes (EPLI) and the 2016 ICMA Regional Summits vary by region. Encourage emerging professionals in your region to attend the EPLI events. Check the information on your region's EPLI and/or Regional Summit and register for these valuable networking and professional development opportunities.

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