Author: Rebecca Woodbury

Negotiations and Bias

Right Now w/ Rebecca Woodbury (LinkedIn / Twitter) What I’m Listening to – Nightswimming What I’m Watching – Kidding What I’m Reading –  Radical Candor What I’m Doing – having trouble sleeping For those of us trying to reinvent local government (as all good ELGLers are) — goshdarnit, that takes awesome people. It’s hard to … Continued

Measuring to “Yes”

Right Now w/ Rebecca Woodbury (LinkedIn / Twitter) What I’m Listening to – Elliott Smith What I’m Watching – Riverdale, Season 2 What I’m Reading – Regulatory Hacking What I’m Doing – heading up to Healdsburg, CA for the weekend Government programs and services are also often designed in ways that only people with means and resources can figure … Continued

Measuring to “Yes”

Right Now w/ Rebecca Woodbury (LinkedIn / Twitter) What I’m Listening to – Elliott Smith What I’m Watching – Riverdale, Season 2 What I’m Reading – Regulatory Hacking What I’m Doing – heading up to Healdsburg, CA for the weekend Government regulation is often designed for the “no.” It’s designed to keep people from getting something … Continued

Human-Centered Public Service Design

Right Now w/ Rebecca Woodbury (LinkedIn / Twitter) What I’m Listening to – WORLD CUP What I’m Watching – WORLD CUP What I’m Doing – WORLD CUP What I’m Thinking About – WORLD CUP A couple of weeks ago, I had the privilege of speaking on a panel called Human-Centered Public Service Design & How We Get There for SF Design Week. It was … Continued

Human-Centered Public Service Design

Right Now w/ Rebecca Woodbury (LinkedIn / Twitter) What I’m Listening to – WORLD CUP What I’m Watching – WORLD CUP What I’m Doing – WORLD CUP What I’m Thinking About – WORLD CUP A couple of weeks ago, I had the privilege of speaking on a panel called Human-Centered Public Service Design & How … Continued

Part 2: Employment & Homelessness

According to the 2017 Homeless Point-in-Time Count, of the 1,100 people experiencing homelessness in Marin, only 15% were employed. Despite this low rate of employment, of the people who were unemployed, only 23% reported being unable to work. Therefore, there is a tremendous opportunity to help people experiencing homelessness in Marin reenter the workforce. To that … Continued

How Startups Can Empower the Modern Government Workforce

Right Now w/ Rebecca Woodbury (LinkedIn / Twitter) What I’m Listening to – Italobot What I’m Watching – Southern Charm: New Orleans What I’m Doing – cramming for my ITIL exam on Saturday This article was originally published in the Jan/Feb 2018 edition of GovTech Magazine. Despite the critical work that public servants do for their communities, many lack the tech tools they need … Continued

How Startups Can Empower the Modern Government Workforce

Right Now w/ Rebecca Woodbury (LinkedIn / Twitter) What I’m Listening to – Italobot What I’m Watching – Southern Charm: New Orleans What I’m Doing – cramming for my ITIL exam on Saturday This article was originally published in the Jan/Feb 2018 edition of GovTech Magazine. Despite the critical work that public servants do for their … Continued

Part 1: Employment & Homelessness

According to the 2017 Homeless Point-in-Time Count, of the 1,100 people experiencing homelessness in Marin, only 15% were employed.  Despite this very low rate of employment, of the people who were unemployed, only 23% reported being unable to work.  Therefore, there is a tremendous opportunity to help people experiencing homelessness in Marin reenter the workforce. … Continued

A New City O/S – Book Discussion

Let’s talk open government, civic participation and technology! Join us on Wednesday, May 9 at Impact Hub in San Francisco from 6-8 PM where we will talk about A New City O/S by Stephen Goldsmith and Neil Kleiman. RSVP! Get a preview of the discussion in the GovLove podcast interview with Stephen Goldsmith, Harvard Kennedy School. Have … Continued

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