Category: Webinar Library

Local Government Strategic Planning Webinar

Learn from Kevin Knutson about the basics of local government strategic planning. He talks about setting reasonable performance goals, and how to report and track progress, both internally and externally. Watch the webinar! Kirsten WyattI’m the co-founder and executive director of ELGL. I love my job. Other things I love: local government, my family, my … Continued

Webinar: Comprehensive Community Engagement Strategies

Webinar: Comprehensive Community Engagement Strategies Friday, July 27, 2018 11:00 a.m. PDT This webinar is cohosted by ELGL and Bang the Table There are many reasons to launch a comprehensive Community Engagement strategy, including increasing reach and capacity, fostering equity, building trust, agency empowerment, creating a shared vision, and mobilizing a community. A rather untold … Continued

Homelessness Policy Summit

This was an online policy summit featuring research, stories, and best practices from four West Coast cities on homelessness policy topics, hosted by Rae Trotta in January 2017. 8:30 a.m. Stories from Seattle: Exploring the Nexus of Substance Abuse, Homelessness and Low Level Crime with Scott Lindsay 10:00 a.m. Stories from San Francisco: How the … Continued

Rewind: City of Hillsboro Management Fellowship Webinar

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This is the January 9, 2018 webinar with Kristi Wilson and Michael Brown from the City of Hillsboro about their fiscal year 2019 Management Fellowship. Click here to review the recording. Applications are due by January 26. Interviews will take place in February; with a start date for the selected candidate of July 1, 2018. … Continued

Webinar: Supporting Local Projects through Crowdfunding & Crowdgranting

Download: ELGL & Patronicity Webinar Civic Crowdfunding Crowdgranting Listen: Say you want to build a community garden, or skatepark, or revitalize a community square. Where do you find the money to do it? Join us to hear from Rob St. Mary, Director of Outreach for Patronicity. Patronicity is a crowdfunding and crowdgranting platform that connects local residents and sponsors … Continued

Rewind: Reflections on L.P. Cookingham’s Legacy

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] On October 5, 2017, ELGL hosted a webinar with Kansas City Assistant City Manager Rick Usher and Al Mauro and John Laney, who both worked with L.P. Cookingham. Mr. Usher interviewed Mr. Mauro and Mr. Laney about their experiences with Cookingham. Read more ELGL reflections on L.P. Cookingham in the “Cookingham Connection” series. [/vc_column_text][vc_video … Continued

Rewind: Online Local Government Forms and Payments

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] ProudCity and Stripe shared ideas and insights into online payments and forms for local government. View whole webinar below, or check out the Twitter transcript. [/vc_column_text][vc_separator color=”blue” border_width=”3″][vc_video link=”” el_width=”80″ align=”center”][vc_separator color=”blue” border_width=”3″][vc_column_text] [View the story “Online Local Government Forms and Payments” on Storify] [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row] Kirsten WyattI’m the co-founder and executive director of ELGL. … Continued

Wrap Up: Rock Your LinkedIn Profile

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] On Tuesday, July 18, 2017 ELGL members learned from Emma Nicolle on a webinar about LinkedIn. Watch the webinar below, and read the Twitter transcript. Emma also shared this follow up document on how to build your personal brand.[/vc_column_text][vc_video link=”” el_width=”70″ align=”center”][vc_column_text] [View the story “Rock Your LinkedIn Profile” on Storify] [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row] Kirsten WyattI’m … Continued

Rewind: Managing Citizen Outrage Using Online Tools

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link=”″ el_width=”70″ align=”center”][vc_separator color=”orange” border_width=”3″][vc_column_text] Here are the slides from Matt Crozier’s presentation. [/vc_column_text][vc_separator color=”orange” border_width=”3″][vc_column_text] [View the story “Twitter Transcript: Bang the Table” on Storify] [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row] Kirsten WyattI’m the co-founder and executive director of ELGL. I love my job. Other things I love: local government, my family, my dog Michael Jordan, sandwiches, naps, books, … Continued

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