Through its League Partner program, the League of California Cities provides an opportunity for outside organizations to support the work of cities while engaging in educational activities, policymaking, conferences, regional meetings, and networking events throughout the year. League Partners represent many industries and bring a unique perspective to city officials. Whether they are participating in regional division meetings, Cal Cities Policy Committees, or through various online or in-person educational forums, League Partners bring a valued voice to conversations around city issues.
League Partners gain wide recognition throughout the year at numerous events and conferences that draw thousands of city officials, as well as in publications such as Western City magazine and Cal Cities' website.
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Presenters: Keri Askew Bailey, Group Vice President, Charter Communications; Antonia Castro-Graham, Deputy City Manager, City of Fullerton; Sunne McPeak, Presiden, and CEO, California Emerging Technology Fund; Michael Santorelli, Director at Advanced Communications Law & Policy Institute, New York School of Law
The League Partner program is developing a list of Partner-led educational sessions that can be drawn from throughout the year to provide educational sessions for conferences, regional division meetings, or webinars. The ability to submit a session is restricted to League Partner members and is a direct benefit of participation in the program. Partners should submit session concepts and potential presenters via our online submission tool.
League Partners represent many industries and bring a unique perspective to city officials. One of the program’s many benefits is enrollment in a searchable online service directory.
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Essential Hour: Your First Public Meeting – Brown Act Basics
November 5, 2021 10:30 AM — 12:00 PMRegister Now
Presented by Cal Cities’ City Attorneys Department Attorney Development and Succession and Brown Act Committee
Overseeing your first public meeting as a municipal attorney can be a daunting experience. You might have read the Brown Act in preparation, but providing legal guidance in real time when you are in front of the public and media requires alertness to potential pitfalls, political astuteness, and confidence.
us for a presentation during which we will discuss Brown Act basics, offer tips
and suggestions through hypotheticals, and provide some suggested best
practices. This is a joint effort of the Brown Act Committee and the
Attorney Development and Succession Committee (Substantive Law Subcommittee) of
the City Attorneys Department.
The League of California Cities is a State Bar of California minimum continuing legal education (MCLE) approved provider. Cal Cities certified that this webinar meets the standards for participatory MCLE credit for registered attendees in the amount of 1 hour. Please note that participatory MCLE credit is only available to those who are registered to participate in the “live” webinar and Cal Cities is unable to provide credit to those who choose to view the webinar recording.
- Tracy Noonan, City Attorney, City of Thousand Oaks
- Noel Doran, Assistant City Attorney, City of Palmdale
- Thomas Jex, Burke Williams and Sorensen, LLP
- Cara Silver, Jorgenson, Siegel, McClure & Flegel
Registration is $50 for Cal Cities Members. Non-member cities and all others will be charged $150. Please note that registration is limited.
Register by Thursday, November 4 at 12 p.m. For questions, please contact Megan Dunn at email@example.com.
Manager, Sponsorship and Corporate Development
Helen Putnam Awards
The Helen Putnam Award for Excellence program recognizes and promotes the outstanding efforts and innovative solutions made by city governments each year. Learn about the Helen Putnam Awards.
Cities for Workforce Health
The Cities for Workforce Health helps support cities develop and foster employee wellness programs. Along with Kaiser Permanente, Keenan & Associates, and the HEAL Cities Campaign, League Partners work to provide educational content, one-on-one consultation, and financial support to cities at a variety of levels. Learn about Cities for Workforce Health.