What's Happening At GMA

03
Dec
Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee in Greensboro, GA

The Board of Trustees of the GMEBS, GMA WCSIF, GIRMA and DC programs will meet from 8:00am – 10:00am on Friday, December 3, 2021. This meeting is open to the public.


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.


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.

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 an opportunity for mayors and councilmembers to increase their knowledge and understanding of city government, especially as it relates to the role and responsibility of the elected official. The Georgia General Assembly passed legislation (O.C.G.A. 36-45-1) requiring all persons elected as members of a municipal governing authority who were not serving as members of a municipal governing authority on July 1, 1990 to attend and satisfactorily comple...