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Posted on: June 24, 2020

[ARCHIVED] NLC Events Focus on COVID-19 Recovery and Local Government

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WEBINAR | Keeping Families Housed: How Cities Can Help Renters Navigate the Eviction Cliff | Thursday, June 25, 12:00 PM ET 

With COVID-19 forcing millions of Americans into unemployment and temporary eviction moratoria about to expire as emergency orders end, renter households are in jeopardy of evictions. This webinar will highlight how two different regions of the country are taking preventative action to help residents prepare for the eviction cliff and avoid housing displacement. Register here.

TELE-TOWNHALL | Taking Care of Your Workforce: How Local Government Leaders Can Support Employees Through COVID-19 | 

Monday, June 29, 3:00 PM ET 

In this interactive tele-town hall, local leaders will learn about the types of stressors their employees face and how these can affect both their work and life outside of the office. Experts will discuss why it’s important to talk about mental health and stress with employees and how to direct them to helpful resources such as employee assistance programs. Local leaders will also learn science-backed strategies for adopting policies and practices that can help employees adapt to change and feel supported by their city and county employers. Register here.

Housing, Hazards and Health Grant Opportunity on Thursday, June 25, 3:00 PM ET 

Local leaders can take action against environmental hazards that may worsen the impact of the coronavirus by helping ensure that homes in their communities are free of toxic substances, especially lead and those that trigger respiratory diseases. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) can help. Learn more about their Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Grant Program from HUD Lead and Healthy Homes Program Division Director, Yolanda Brown. Register here.

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