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Public Health & Safety Seminars

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Mobile Workshop: Housing the Homeless with a Continuum of Care

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The City of Los Angeles in a broad-based partnership with the County of Los Angeles, the United Way and many service providers and housing developers are tackling the homelessness crisis by building a continuum of care to take our homeless residents from the streets into permanent supportive housing. Learn more about this innovative model from... Read more »

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Mobile Workshop: Using Data to Fight Fires and Crime

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L.A., a city of 470 square miles and more than 4 million residents and visitors is one the largest, densest cities in the world which provides unique challenges for the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) and Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD). As a result, each agency has adopted innovative, technological functions to serve Angelenos and... Read more »

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

(NEW) Advocacy, Communications & Engagement 201: Making Online Civic Engagement Work for Your City

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Civic engagement is crucial for building resilient communities, especially during these times of rapid change and increasing expectations of local government and leadership. Future civic engagement will include online opportunities that not only inform residents about important local issues but also allow decision-makers to engage with their communities in an authentic dialogue, together helping to... Read more »

3:30 pm - 4:45 pm

Navigating the Growing World of Legal Cannabis

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Cannabis is an industry projected to grow at nearly 30 percent per year over the next decade. It is often hard to remember that just five years ago no state had legal adult use recreational cannabis. Today, 46 states have legalized some use of cannabis (95 percent of the American public), 29 have broad access... Read more »

10:30 am - 11:45 am

Leadership, Ethics, and Liability in the Era of Big Data

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The benefits of big data are endless but collecting, utilizing and storing data present ethical risks for government and privacy risks for citizens. During this panel discussion, learn the role city leadership plays in ensuring more equitable service to citizens by successfully integrating big data into all department programs. Take advantage of the time to... Read more »

10:30 am - 11:45 am

World Café: Tools to Mitigate the Housing and Homelessness Crisis

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This is an exclusive opportunity to have meaningful discussions about housing and homelessness topics with peers and experts.  Get solutions to address housing issues like affordability, access and preservation of existing inventory. Hear how leaders develop new communities and implement policies that will safeguard affordable housing for all and take home strategies to address homelessness.

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Redefining Criminal Justice with Pre Arrest Diversion

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Too often people with mental health issues go untreated and end up entangled in the criminal justice system. Learn how to mitigate public safety challenges in your community by understanding the connection between behavioral health and pre-arrest diversion. Hear a panel of experts discuss successful pre-arrest diversion models and share reasoning for a strong focus... Read more »

10:45 am - 12:00 pm

FILM: Heroin(e) Documentary

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Watch the Academy Award-nominated short film Heroin(e) and see first-hand how Huntington, West Virginia—where the overdose rate is 10 times the national average, manages the growing number of opioid overdoses, including prescription pain medications, heroin, and illicitly manufactured fentanyl, and learn about the psychological toll it has on this community. Hear from police, judges, first... Read more »