What is #CityHallSelfie Day?
August 15, 2018 is #CityHallSelfie Day. It’s a day to showcase your local gov love and your employees, community members, and volunteers.
How do I participate?
- Stand in front of your government building.
- Snap a picture of yourself or a group.
- Share the photo on social media with the hashtag #CityHallSelfie.
- Want to compete for prizes and recognition? Check out the list of award categories.
ELGL has a special store set up for #CityHallSelfie Day swag – like t-shirts, mugs, totes, and stickers.
Log on today and make your purchase – it’s a Teespring store so order are fulfilled every three days based on crowdsourced interest. Prices range from $4.00 to $25.00.
If you get a call from a local reporter about your organization’s participation in #CityHallSelfie day, you can refer to the full media kit, or use these quick talking points about the big day:
- Local government professionals and elected officials from around the globe participate in #CityHallSelfie day.
- The day is organized by ELGL, a big tent local government professional association that engages the brightest minds in local government.
- In 2018, ELGL and Bang the Table are partnering on an awards program for the best #CityHallSelfies in 20 categories.
- This year, we’ve added a Member’s Choice Award. ELGL members will nominate and vote for the best overall selfie. You can learn more about membership here.
- #CityHallSelfie day is a chance to show pride in local government service and facilities.
- On this day, people take self portraits in front of local government buildings and share them on social media.
- Local governments, municipal associations, and local gov employees are busily promoting this special day to employees and community members.
- August 15, 2018
- In front of any city, county, special district, regional, etc. building.
- #CityHallSelfie day is a chance to celebrate local government service and the important work happening at the local level, and to showcase local government facilities.
- Individuals and groups take “selfies” (self portraits) in front of local government buildings and use the hashtag #CityHallSelfie to compile the photos on Twitter.
- ELGL also compiles the pictures on its Facebook page, on a map, and oversees the award program.