Register now for the 2022 New Mayors and Council Members Academy

Nov 3, 2021

Join the League of California Cities for four days of virtual educational sessions and peer-to-peer sharing at the 2022 New Mayors and Council Members Academy, taking place January 20, 21, 27, and 28, 2022!

This virtual conference is a must-attend for newly elected officials or seasoned mayors and council members who would like a refresher course on the basic legal and practical framework in which city officials operate. Delve into critical training on important, fundamental topics for local government taught by peers and subject matter experts.

Session topics include:

  • Relationships between city council and city management
  • Effective advocacy and key city issues
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • How Cal Cities supports you
  • Legal powers and obligations
  • Policy role in land use planning
  • Communications and civic engagement
  • Financial responsibilities
  • How to conduct an effective and respectful council meeting
  • And more to be announced!

Registration for Cal Cities Members starts at $250! Can’t make it to a particular live session or the full day? In addition to access to all live sessions, session materials, and virtual networking opportunities, registering for the conference grants you access to all session recordings for later viewing for a limited time. Join Cal Cities for a can’t-miss opportunity to sharpen your skills as you prepare your city for the future.

Registration closes January 14. Visit the online event page for more information, including the conference schedule. For questions about registration, contact Conference Registrar Megan Dunn at For all other questions, contact Education and Events Manager Christina George at