Author: Ben Kittelson

Podcast: Stories from the National Day of Civic Hacking

  Alex Gaesser Software Developer Spotinst LinkedIn | GitHub Connor English Head Organizer Hack for Heather LinkedIn | Website Matt Castillon Data Science Gusto LinkedIn | Website Code for America recently hosted a National Day of Civic Hacking as a call to action bringing together civic leaders, local governments, and community organizations. Groups across the … Continued

Podcast: Creating a Culture of Health with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Julie Willems Van Dijk Director of County Health Rankings Wisconsin Population Health Institute Bio | LinkedIn | Twitter Katie Wehr Senior Program Officer Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Bio | LinkedIn | Twitter The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Culture of Health Prize recognizes communities that have placed a priority on health and are creating powerful partnerships … Continued

Podcast: Filling Top Level Vacancies with Michael Brown, City Manager, Hillsboro, OR

Michael Brown City Manager Hillsboro, OR Bio The City Manager of Hillsboro, Oregon, Michael Brown, joined GovLove to talk about his approach to recruiting for department directors and other top level vacancies. Michael shared how when his Assistant City Manager announced their retirement he spent time rethinking the position and allowing the departments and staff … Continued

Podcast: Changing Demographics of Kansas, Live from KCCM

Amy Rhoads Police Sergeant Lawrence, KS LinkedIn Ileana Serrano Data Dissemination Specialist US Census Bureau LinkedIn Cathy Boyer-Shesol Project Manager Mid-America Regional Council LinkedIn | Twitter From data to policing, the impact of demographics. Three panelists shared their expertise on how Kansas is changing: Sergeant Amy Rhoads, from Lawrence, KS, Ileana Serrano, from the US Census … Continued

Podcast: The New Localism with Bruce Katz & Jeremy Nowak

Bruce Katz Centennial Scholar The Brookings Institution Bio | LinkedIn | Twitter Jeremy Nowak Senior Fellow The Brookings Institution Bio | LinkedIn | Twitter The authors of a new book, The New Localism: How Cities Can Thrive in the Age of Populism, Bruce Katz and Jeremy Nowak joined the podcast to talk urbanism and cities. Bruce … Continued

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