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Organizations Committed to DE&I
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CCCMA‘s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force has agreed on the following focus areas:
- Increase the diversity in every level of our membership
- Support the career development of our diverse members
- Become a resource for DE&I learning/training/sharing
The mission of Colorado Women Leading Government is to provide holistic professional development, networking, and career building opportunities that allow women to succeed in public service.
The National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA) founded in 1983 is the principal and most progressive organization dedicated to the advancement of black public leadership in local and state governments.
The purpose of the Local Government Hispanic Network is to encourage professional excellence among Hispanic/Latino local government administrators, to improve the management of local government and to provide unique resources to Hispanic local government executives.
The International Network of Asian Public Administrators. I-NAPA is an ICMA-affiliate organization and engagement platform for encouraging and advancing excellence among public administrators of Asian heritage.
CivicPRIDE is the first nationally recognized LGBTQIA+ professional association for local government management. Their mission is to advance inclusive local government by empowering LGBTQIA+ leadership.
ELGL‘s Monthly Blog focusing on Social Justice. In this monthly blog series, Matt Hirschinger, Assistant to the Town Manager for the Town of Hudson, writes about the most critical, interesting, and relevant lessons he learns in his coursework and research and applys them to a local government context.
ICMA strives to ensure that our members and the overall profession reflects the diversity of the people we serve. They work to mitigate the effects of bias in all areas of local government by developing and promoting programs and initiatives in the areas of service delivery, hiring practices, leadership development, community engagement, workplace culture.