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Happy Valentine’s Day

Right Now w/ Joey Garcia (LinkedIn / Twitter) What I’m Doing – Thinking about how insane the wedding industry is and learning way too much about skin care. What I’m Binging – Youtube videos about wedding prep: I Tried To Get Perfect Skin For My Wedding What I’m Cooking/Baking – Vegan Sweet Potatoes Bites with Black Hummus and … Continued

ICMA Coaching Program: Promoting Trust In A Divisive World

  Promoting Trust In A Divisive World Thursday, October 10 2 pm – 3:30 pm ET / 11 am – 12:30 am PT Registration is FREE – Advance registration is required. Webinar Topics: What are the keys to promoting trust in local government? How have local government built and rebuilt trust? What are useful approaches … Continued

Peaks and Valleys

Right Now w/ Joey Garcia (LinkedIn / Twitter) What I’m Doing –  Procrastinating on some wedding planning What I’m Binging – Fours Weddings, Say Yes to the Dress, What I’m Cooking – Papas con Espinacas What I’m Listening to – Latinx Therapy: The Shame & Anxiety Behind Cleaning It’s been a wild ride at work the past few … Continued

Call for Writers: I Have to Ask You….

We want you to write for ELGL! We’re looking for guest columnists for our popular series, “I Have to Ask You.” Here’s how it works. Choose a date to be the featured guest columnist – Sign up a Guest Columnist Kent Wyatt will send you a choice of three local government topics to write about. You … Continued

ELGL Membership News

ELGL’s mission is to engage the brightest minds in local government by: Providing timely, relevant, real content Fostering authentic, meaningful connections Expecting equity and inclusion Encouraging joy in public service Welcoming new ideas and technology One of the ways we make our membership equitable and inclusive is by keeping our membership prices low. We want … Continued


Right Now w/ Joey Garcia (LinkedIn / Twitter) What I’m Doing –  Figuring the most cost/time efficient route for travel in Europe this summer. Half of the fun is logistics! What I’m Binging – Season 3 of Kim’s Convenience, pretty great finding out a Canadian-Korean family has a lot in common with my Chicanx childhood. What I’m Cooking … Continued

Wait! You’re Headed the Wrong Way! (Am I?)

Today’s Buzz is by brand new Morning Buzzer Kim Nakahodo – connect with her on LinkedIn & Twitter! What I’m Watching  with the kiddos: The Dragon Prince (Season 2 just came out!) What I’m Watching without the kiddos: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Again, season 4 recently came out!) What I’m Reading: Killers of the Flower Moon: … Continued

Local Government Passion and You

Right Now w/ Joey Garcia (LinkedIn / Twitter) What I’m Reading – Are Prisons Necessary, by Angela Davis  What I’m Binging – The Expanse What I’m Cooking – The Fluffiest Buttermilk Pancakes Getting through the Low I have recently proposed a number of new initiatives that been shot down immediately or politely “considered”. My ideas have been too grand … Continued

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