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The National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA) is the principal and most progressive organization dedicated to the advancement of black public leadership in local and state governments. NFBPA is an independent, nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1983. With over 2,500 members, NFBPA has established a national reputation for designing and implementing quality leadership development initiatives of unparalleled success.

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    Forum 2022

    Mar 30 - Apr 3, (ET)
    AT THE HEART  of every FORUM is a rich experience steeped in learning and devoted to achieving excellence in local government. Keeping up with the rapid advancements in technology and innovation, shaping communities, and professional colleague engagement is critical to achieving positive outcomes for our members and conference attendees.   JOIN YOUR PEERS , other attendees, and sponsors to become a part of this engaging, public-sector event and discover what’s new in local government   FORUM 2022  will provide educational tracks for Administrators, Students, and Sponsors who will experience the following over the course of our four-day conference: Hear keynote addresses from visionary leaders during general sessions and engage in relevant breakout sessions in your favorite track. Participate in activities that will take you from the theoretical to the practical application . Each experience will provide valuable learning and sharing opportunities designed to help you personally or your community achieve its goals.  Hear industry leaders share their transformative stories  Learn from your colleagues across the country as they share best practices  Build partnerships with other communities to leverage services  Explore leading edge products and solutions Create lasting connections that support your professional development  Workshop Solutions for challenges that can be addressed through various solutions  Learn new strategies to implement at your own cities, towns, and counties When:  March 30 - April 3, 2022 Where:  Grand Rapids, MI

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