Start Team #MnCities early with a pre-conference workshop!

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This year, you can explore ways to support first responders’ mental wellness, or choose a workshop to help develop your professional presence.

An Intentional Priority — Protecting the Mental Health of First Responders
Wednesday, June 24 — 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Suggested audience: administrators, managers, mayors, councilmembers, public safety staff
Fee: $50, includes lunch (You must pre-register to take part in this pre-conference event)

Community first responders are repeatedly exposed to trauma, and that trauma can take its toll. As city leaders, knowing how to best support the mental wellness of first responders in your community can be challenging and puzzling. This session will examine multiple pieces of the first responder mental health puzzle. Included in the discussion will be the impact of first responder mental health on cities, opportunities for preventative care, resources that are available, and why leadership is a vital piece in solving this puzzle. Come prepared for discussion, reflection, and action.


Increasing Your Professional Presence
Wednesday, June 24 — 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Hosted by the Association of Public Management Professionals (APMP), Metropolitan Area Management Association (MAMA), and Minnesota City/County Management Association (MCMA)’s Women in the Profession Committee
Suggested audience: all city staff, with an emphasis on early and mid-career professionals
Fee: $50, includes lunch (You must pre-register to take part in this pre-conference event)

There are many paths that can lead to a successful career in city government. Whether you plan to spend the next three years or 30 years in your current organization, increasing your professional presence opens doors to challenging and exciting opportunities which help build your skills in the public sector. This session will provide you with the tools you need to tell your story, as well as offer an opportunity to hear from a panel of experienced city management professionals.

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