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USC Price State of the County Luncheon 2018

January 25, 2018

Description: California state counties represent some of the largest local government organizations in the world and provide health, education, and safety services to millions of residents on a daily basis. A Connect & Learn Series event presented by the USC Price School City/County Management Fellowship and Keenan & Associates are proud to bring Matthew Cate, Executive Director of the California State Association of Counties (CSAC) to speak with us on the state of California counties. Learn more »

USC Price State of the City 2017

November 9, 2017

Description: Since its foundation in 1898, the League of California Cities has strived to expand and protect local control. Representing the 482 incorporated cities in the state, the League has done so through education and advocacy efforts in order to enhance the quality of life for all Californians. What are the results of these efforts? What are the great obstacles facing our municipalites? This year we are proud to have Carolyn Coleman, Executive Director of the League of California Cities speak with us on the state of cities in California. Learn more »

State of the City/County Summit 2017

April 6, 2017

Description: Issues of employee and community health remain a vital, challenging, and often contentious source of discussion for local leaders and policy visionaries. A Connect & Learn Series event presented by the USC Price School City/County Management Fellowship and Keenan & Associates, we are proud to have hosted Pat Martel, City Manager of Daly City and Former ICMA President, as well as a number of other luminary community leaders discuss the health of cities at home and around the world. This series of engaging talks and roundtable discussions addressed many of the health related challenges and solutions facing local governments in the coming decades. Learn more »

State of the City Luncheon 2017

January 26, 2017

Description: There are 482 incorporated cities in California. In recent years, some of these cities declared bankruptcy while others thrived. How are cities doing now? What are the greatest opportunities and challenges facing our city governments in 2017? A Connect & Learn Series event presented by the USC Price School City/County Management Fellowship and Keenan & Associates featured Ken Pulskamp, Executive Director of California City Management Fellowship (CCMF) who spoke on the state of cities. Learn more »

State of the County Luncheon 2016

November 16, 2016

Description: California state counties represent some of the largest local government organizations in the world and provide health, education, and safety services to millions of residents on a daily basis. A Connect & Learn Series event presented by the USC Price School City/County Management Fellowship and Keenan & Associates featured Matthew Cate, Executive Director of the California State Association of Counties (CSAC) who spoke on the state of counties. Learn more »

USC State of the City/County Summit 2016

April 29, 2016

Description: This event centered on resilience: how cities and counties can better withstand “shocks to the system.” With climate change and uncertain economic times, leaders from local government, nonprofit organizations, and business must come together to design creative solutions to ensure our communities can continue to thrive and grow well into the coming decades. The event consisted of round-table discussions in conjunction with invited keynote speakers. Learn more »

Highlights from David Sommer’s presentation at the Connect and Learn Series event hosted by USC Price City/County Management Fellows and Keenan & Associates

January 21, 2016

State of the City with Chris McKenzie

January 22, 2015
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