What's Happening At GMA

08
Dec
Online

On Monday, October 25, 2021, USDA Rural Development’s Rural Utilities Service (RUS) issued a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) that it will begin accepting applications for fiscal year 2022 for the Rural eConnectivity Program (ReConnect). The application window opened on November 24, 2021. To support the application process, staff from RUS will conduct two webinars that provide a brief overview of the ReConnect Application Intake System.


14
Dec
Online

The session starts with the history of city development, with an emphasis on exclusion, racism and classism relative to transportation, housing and industrial development.


15
Dec
Online

On Monday, October 25, 2021, USDA Rural Development’s Rural Utilities Service (RUS) issued a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) that it will begin accepting applications for fiscal year 2022 for the Rural eConnectivity Program (ReConnect). The application window opened on November 24, 2021. To support the application process, staff from RUS will conduct two webinars that provide a brief overview of the ReConnect Application Intake System.


30
Dec
As cities make efforts to provide diversity training, inevitably, teaching diversity is not an easy task. This session aims to examine the techniques of teaching diversity while integrating emotional intelligence practices to help employees understand their emotions and the emotions of others to create an inclusive workplace.

21
Jan
24
Jan
Atlanta
GMA's Cities United Summit will take place at the Hilton Atlanta from January 21-24, 2022.

22
Jan
24
Jan
Atlanta

Many city officials see their younger citizens as a resource for community problem-solving as well as potential future city and civic leaders. In these cities, youth councils are working with elected officials and city staff to tackle important issues and are discovering that their voices matter. To further engage with the future leaders of Georgia’s cities, GMA will be offering a Youth Leadership Program during the 2022 Cities United Summit.


23
Feb
25
Feb
Athens
The Newly Elected Officials Institute provides a general overview of the function of municipal government in Georgia and the roles and responsibilities of mayors and councilmembers. The class includes an introduction to key issues such as ethics, municipal finance, planning and zoning, open meetings, open records and parliamentary procedures. All municipal elected officials taking office since July 1, 1990 are required by state law to complete the Newly Elected Officials Institute.

16
Mar
18
Mar
Tifton
The Newly Elected Officials Institute provides a general overview of the function of municipal government in Georgia and the roles and responsibilities of mayors and councilmembers. The class includes an introduction to key issues such as ethics, municipal finance, planning and zoning, open meetings, open records and parliamentary procedures. All municipal elected officials taking office since July 1, 1990 are required by state law to complete the Newly Elected Officials Institute.designed for n...