With National Public Works Week just around the corner, (May 17-23), we’re looking forward to celebrating the great work you do as first responders and essential workers, now more than ever. Despite this challenging time, help us honor the amazing work of public works personnel throughout North America. Below are ideas and APWA Store products you can use to join in celebrating #NPWW remotely with your family and in your communities. Get started by visiting our !

Social Media

#NPWW – Use this hashtag on all your National Public Works Week social media posts. By doing so, you’ll join in on the NPWW discussions being held across all of the major social media platforms, and it will make your posts easier for others to find. Plus, your post will be included in the Social Media Gallery .

#RhythmOfPublicWorks – If you’re looking to add something extra to your post, consider using this secondary hashtag, which is this year’s poster theme.

New this year, #NPWW Spirit Week – with daily activities for you to join in the fun! Click on the graphic for detailed descriptions of each day.

Share your Proclamations

Share your proclamations with the public works community at-large by posting a picture of your proclamation with the hashtag #NPWWProclamation to Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram. Once posted to your feed, your proclamation will appear in the .

Purchase your timeless #NPWW themed APWA Store items
We are now filling orders for products ordered through the APWA Store. Add color to your home with this year’s themed poster and puzzle. Note: Please allow 7-10 business days for delivery.

Add color and excitement to the background of your virtual meetings with this year’s “The Rhythm of Public Works” poster. The poster challenges our members and their citizens to think about their communities as a symphony of services, working in concert to create a great place to live. 

Take advantage of this time at home with your family by piecing together this puzzle that reflects the essence and tempo of public works in communities everywhere. Once you complete it, you can display your public works spirit all year long. 


Print them, share them, decorate, and repeat! There is enough National Public Works Week artwork to go around and get your community in the spirit. Click the links below to access your very own #NPWW downloadables. For more sizing and options, .

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