Category: Current and Past Cohort Sprints

Engaging Your Community on Complex Financial Questions Cohort

Over six weeks, cohort participants will learn how to run successful programs that drive better strategic outcomes for their governments. Join current and former government leaders with roles spanning operations, budget, and finance to talk about how to better leverage data, engage the public on complex issues, and measure impact. We’ll talk about real-world challenges, … Continued

Livable Communities

Announcement: AARP has generously offered to cover registration fees for the first 25 applicants to their upcoming ELGL Cohort, “Livable Communities.” There’s still time to apply! American communities are on the precipice of enormous change, but it isn’t a change that should catch anyone by surprise. We are all, of course, aging.  The population of … Continued

Citizen Engagement Wizardry Cohort

Citizen Engagement Wizardry: How to use proactive and targeted engagement to solve problems, make smarter decisions and simplify your job – all by getting the right input from the right residents at the right time. Public input and proactive engagement can improve services, support better decision-making, and solve problems faster. Or, it can waste resources, … Continued

Creative Placemaking Project Bootcamp

After getting a broad overview of the field and how projects come together, join this six-weeks weekly gathering focused on cohort building and project scoping. Come learn first-hand how these projects come together and how you can create a strong project strategy grounded in best practices and tied to national examples. Participants will gain: An … Continued

2021 Cohort Sprint: Hard Conversations about Racial Justice

The 2020 twin challenges of the pandemic and the racial equity crisis in the US are driving local governments to address inequities and injustice in all their systems, from HR to services and everything in between. This six-week course will focus on preparing participants to have hard conversions that address the current environment of racial … Continued

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