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Cities Connect: Advancing Civic Engagement with the National Civic League

Cities Connect

November 28, 2023

In this episode, National Civic League announces that the 2024 All-America City Award applications are now open for. This award recognizes communities that leverage civic engagement, collaboration, inclusiveness, and innovation to address local issues successfully. 

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Cities Connect: Local Initiatives and Resources through the Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation

Cities Connect

November 16, 2023

In this episode, Natalie Johnston-Russell, Executive Director of the Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation, shares KGBF's local initiatives and resources, including opportunities for community grants and in-kind support.

 

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Leveraging Diversity and Inclusion through Transformational Leadership

November 3, 2023

In the October 2023 EMBRACE webinar, Bill Tanks, the Agency Executive Director of Public Services, Equity and Inclusion for the City of Powder Springs, shares his insights on transformational leadership.

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A Blueprint for Small-city Reinvestment

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November 3, 2023

Robert Steuteville, Congress for the New Urbanism

A  city in southern Georgia is redeveloping with the help of a Transect-based, walkable urban plan.

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Cities Connect: Elevating Your Downtown Development Program with the Georgia Downtown Association

Cities Connect

October 26, 2023

In this episode, GDA President Jeffrey Fowler shares information on how GDA can be a resource to your city and discusses programs available through GDA including the new Certified Downtown Professional Certification, GDA Networking opportunities and more.

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How to Turn Your City Into a “City of Civility”

October 25, 2023

Is your city a “City of Civility”? If not, we encourage you to consider it.

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Building a Successful Inclusion Program

October 24, 2023

In the September 2023 EMBRACE webinar, Renae Jackson, Equity and Engagement Manager with the City of Decatur, talks about how to build a sustainable program that promote inclusion within the city government.

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Cities Connect: Broadband Permitting: Best Practices and More

Cities Connect

October 19, 2023

In this episode of Cities Connect, Becky Taylor, GMA's Director, Federal Relations and Research, hosts a panel discussion designed to help city officials better understand the differences between federal, state and local permitting processes for broadband providers, along with what can be controled at the local level.

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Cities Connect: Financial Assistance Programs through GEFA

Cities Connect

October 12, 2023

In this episode of Cities Connect, GEFA Executive Director, Hunter Hill, leads a discussion focused on two GEFA funding programs that are available to assist cities. Following Executive Director Hill, Leah Lord and Lisa Golphin of the GEFA staff presents information on the Energy Efficiency Conservation Block Grant Program and Lead Service Line Replacement Program.

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GEPC Plenary: Creating Culture in Marginalized Communities through Placemaking

October 2, 2023

Watch the Georgia Economic Placemaking Collaborative Plenary: Creating Culture in Marginalized Communities through Placemaking presetnation. 

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Cities Connect: Funding Through the OneGeorgia Authority

Cities Connect

September 28, 2023

In this episode, Gina Webb, Director of the OneGeorgia Authority, provides an overview of available funding, including through the new Rural Workforce Housing Initiative that was set up to address critical statewide housing and workforce needs.

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Cities Connect: Ethics for City Officials

Cities Connect

September 21, 2023

In this episode of Cities Connect, Rusi Patel, GMA General Counsel, provides a high-level overview of the answers to these questions and basic legal knowledge of why ethics are so important for Georgia city officials, both elected and appointed.

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Cities Connect: How to Attract the Film and Television Business to Your Community

September 13, 2023

In this episode of Cities Connect, Craig Dominey, the Senior Film Location Specialist for the Georgia Film, Music & Digital Entertainment Office, provides a general overview of the film industry in Georgia and shares information about the tools the Georgia Film Office offers to better promote your communities to Hollywood decision-makers. 

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The Infrastructure of Community

Public Square

September 12, 2023

Robert Steuteville, Congress for the New Urbanism

Porches and sidewalks are often ignored or dismissed, but they have important roles in building community.

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Cities Connect: Helping First Responders Manage Traumatic Events

Cities Connect

September 7, 2023

In this episode of Cities Connect, Stan Deese, GMA’s Director of Risk Management Services, provides a brief update on recent efforts related to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Then, Wes Horne, Director of Georgia’s Office of Public Safety Support (OPSS) shares information on OPSS, which was established to provide resources to first responders dealing with the psychological trauma that is often part of their daily duties.

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