One year after the launch of the Local Capacity Strengthening (LCS) Policy, USAID is excited to host the first annual Learning and Feedback Forum, which will take place virtually over six days between Tuesday, October 10, 2023 and Thursday, October 19, 2023. The Forum will help inform the direction of Policy implementation for the coming year and consists of 11 virtual one-hour sessions that are open to the public and USAID staff. View the full schedule and register here. Participants will have the opportunity to join constructive and transparent policy implementation discussions and share their candid feedback during three different local listening sessions on October 10 at 11:00 p.m. ET, October 12 at 7:00 a.m. ET and 12:00 p.m ET. Additionally, participants will learn about evidence-based guidance and resources to help ensure locally-led development is embedded in partner organizations' efforts to improve lives and livelihoods around the world. For questions, e-mail LCSPolicyComments@usaid.gov.