October 6, 2020 Workshops

Today is the Day! Show off your Municipal or Company Logo!    

Do you have a hat or shirt, name tag or mask with your municipal or company logo?   Wear it on Tuesday, October 6 and join your peers across the state on the Zoom screen.  

Tuesday, October 6 

10:00 AM - Opening Keynote: The Positive Power of Servant Leadership with Tom Thibodeau and the League Business Meeting
Thomas Thibodeau is the Distinguished Professor of Servant Leadership at Viterbo University where he has taught for 34 years. Viterbo has the only Master’s degree in Servant Leadership in the country. Tom is a husband, father, grandfather, teacher, active community member and part owner of a country tavern. Learn more about the Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership.
Books referenced by Tom:  "Thank You For Being Late" by Thomas Friedman, "The Second Mountain" by David Brooks, and "Who do We Choose to Be" by Margaret Wheatley. 

Resources for League Members by Mueller Communications, including the PowerPoint presentation. 

2:00 PM - Racial Equity Local Government Action Steps 
Leon T. Andrews, Jr., Director, Race, Equity And Leadership (REAL), National League of Cities; Chantia Lewis, District 9 Alderwoman, City of Milwaukee and Cory Mason, Mayor, City of Racine: Moderated by Jerry Deschane, Executive Director, League of Wisconsin Municipalities
Click here to start the conversation and connect to the presenters and each other on the League's LinkedIn page.
What role does local government and do you, as a leader in local government, have in moving toward racial equity in your community? Where do you start?
Leon T. Andrews, National League of Cities REAL (PDF)
Black Lives Matter - 2020 compilation / Justice for George Floyd (video)
Race the House we Live In (video)
Alderwoman Chantia Lewis Presentation (PDF)
Mayor Mason Cory Presentation (PDF) 

*CANCELLED - In-Person Regional Meeting - 6:30–8:00 PM Spooner - Council Chambers 515 N. Summit Street, Spooner, WI 54801

*We had hoped to see you in-person at the League’s regional meetings that were planned as part of our Annual Conference, but given the surge in Covid-19 cases across Wisconsin, we have decided to cancel the meetings.  We look forward to seeing you in person in 2021.