Dear ELGL members,
Another busy week with the introduction of two big writing and research initiatives: first, a series about the Intersection of Faith and Public Service managed by Rafael Baptista. How does your faith or belief system influence your work in the public sector. Raf wants to know more and help you tell your story on ELGL.
We also launched the Diversity Dashboard (more on that below) and posted a TON of jobs this week from our organizational partners. And, work continues behind the scenes on #ELGL17 in Detroit – you can expect to hear more about that in the coming weeks.
- A Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
What I’m Listening To
What I’m Watching
- Riverdale, Season One
Our own nerdy version of Bracketology kicked off this week with the launch of #ELGLCityHall bracket. You can follow along online, or even download your own bracket:
This week, we launched the “Diversity Dashboard” project where ELGL members across the country will do original data collection and analisys of local government leadership in their state.
We introduced the concept in a post, and then shared the recording and notes from a call we hosted later in the week. To date, we have nine states signed up to participate in this effort: North Carolina, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Oregon, South Carolina, Virginia, Colordao and Ohio.
- By the Numbers: Gender & Race in Local Government Leadership
- February 3, 2017 Diversity Dashboard Conference Call Summary
New Calendar Items:
Technology Efficiency Series: Strategies for Digital Cities hosted by Luke Fretwell
Sacramento, CA Supper Club hosted by Julia Burrows and Nancy Newton
Rocky Mountain Supper Clubs hosted by Justin Cutler and Angelica Wendell
Featured Job Posts
- ELGL-Managed Recruitments:
- ELGL-Compiled Job Board:
- Job postings from ELGL’s organizational members:
- Job Posting: City of Tacoma, WA Management Fellowship
- Job Posting: Director of Public Utilities – Town of Wallingford, CT
- Job Posting: City of Portland Maintenance Construction Operations Manager
- Job Posting: Communications & Outreach Transportation Demand Management Specialist
- Downtown Special Projects Manager, Chapel Hill, NC
- UNC Job Postings 02.02.17
- San Rafael, CA Job Board 02.02.17
- Job Posting: Deputy County Administrator – Stafford County, VA
- Job Posting: Community Development Director – Milwaukie, OR
Two cool GovLove moments this week – first, a LIVE! broadcast where Kirsten talked to Kelly McAdoo about Lean Startup, Lean In, and their favorite things from their childhood and college years. Then, Kent talked to Greg Clay about his transition from administration to politics (and the start of a new GovLove “thing,” the selection of the closing music for each podcast).
- GovLove LIVE! Talking Government Innovation with Kelly McAdoo
- Podcast: Analyst Turned Candidate with Greg Clay, Atlanta, GA
Guest Bloggers & Member Profiles
- Institutional Knowledge Project featuring Bill Monahan
Fake News, Rumor, and Innuendo by Matt Crozier
Beyond Bean Counting: Leader vs. Manager by Management Partners
- Advice from The Man, The Myth, The Legend by Stacy Schweikhart
- GIF of the Week