Scheduled Webinars

October 28, 11 AM – 12 PM: Inclusive Public Engagement Strategies, Cost: $35
Local governments that gain a diversity of perspectives have a greater understanding of policy choices, leading to better overall decision-making when it comes to policies and programs. But the people who participate in council meetings or public hearings rarely reflect the full range of identities, ages, and perspectives within the community. This webinar will address more inclusive outreach strategies to build broad coalitions with all community members.

November 5, 2020, 12PM – 1:30PM: The Military Justice System: Stalking Victims’ Rights and Experiences, Free
From this training, you will gain knowledge of:  (1) the black letter law of the crime of stalking under military law; (2) victims’ rights and services available to military-connected victims of stalking in military criminal justice; (3) the realities of investigating and prosecuting the crime of stalking under military law; and (4) practice tips for lawyers representing military-connected victims of stalking.

November 10, 2020, 11 AM – 12 PM: Introduction to Economic Development for Local Governments During COVID-19 and Beyond, Cost: $35
Featuring state-based economic development experts, this webinar will provide a solid introduction to economic development and identify the steps taken by successful organizations to assist local businesses and promote job retention/creation. This is the first in a 2-part webinar series; the second will be held in early December and will focus on Washington local government-based case studies.

December 2, 2020, 10 AM – 11:30 AM: Elements of Unit Price Contracting, Cost: $35
Unit price contracting has been granted through statutes for several public agency types starting in 2018. This webinar will provide an overview of the requirements for unit price contracting, including statutory references of those agencies currently authorized to use unit price contracting, and it will offer practical tips to developing a solicitation.