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Diversity Dashboard Outreach Tools

ELGL’s Diversity Dashboard measures the demographic data of local government leaders, and reports that information in a real-time dashboard. ELGL relies on grassroots outreach through our members and network to distribute the quick and easy survey that asks about demographics of the chief administrative officer (CAO) and assistant chief administrative officer (ACAO) in a local … Continued

Update: UNC MPA Diversity Dashboard Research

This blog is by Sarah Hanson, a member of the UNC MPA Research Team for NC Diversity Dashboard research. The research team will share some of their findings as they work toward a final report to be issued in late Spring 2019. My name is Sarah Hanson and I am a first-year Masters of Public Administration student … Continued

Diversity Dashboard Survey Launches for UNC Research

This blog is by Thomas Bennett, a member of the UNC MPA research team collecting data for the Diversity Dashboard in North Carolina. Meet his colleague Mimi Clemens in the first blog post in this series. My name is Thomas Bennett and I am a first-year MPA student at UNC Chapel Hill. The MPA team … Continued

2019 Diversity Dashboard Survey

The 2019 Diversity Dashboard survey is now live! Please ensure that your local government is represented in the 2019 data collection. The Diversity Dashboard collects information on the chief administrative officer and the assistant chief administrative officer only, so the survey only takes a few minutes to complete. Here are some frequently asked questions about … Continued

Envisio Webinar: Women in City Leadership

This blog and webinar is from our friends at Envisio:  You’re invited to join us on March 5, 2019 to celebrate women in local government and learn how to make your city future ready! With International Women’s Day coming up, we’ve put together an all-star panel of female leaders to share their insights on city leadership and planning … Continued

Advancing Racial Equity Conference: Diversity Dashboard

I’m presenting at the Governing for Regional Equity & Inclusion (GREI) conference on Friday, December 14 at Green River Community College in Auburn, Washington! The conference theme is “Advancing Racial Equity,” and I’m sharing information about the ELGL Diversity Dashboard. Thanks to ELGL member Mia Navarro for coordinating this session about how to use data … Continued

…Because You Can’t be What You Don’t See

This article is a guest post by Christine Edwards,  Community Relations Coordinator at Mecklenburg Couty.  Christine is a member of the ELGL Diversity Dashboard team as well as President of the National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA) Southern Piedmont Chapter and NFBPA National Committee Member for Marketing & Branding.  Christine will lead the “Chat … Continued

Data Stories with Matthias: Guest Post by Chuck!

Welcome back to another Data Stories installment! This week our very own Diversity Dashboard data coordinator, Chuck Lehmuller has a Dashboard update for us! Diversity Dashboard Response Patterns What We Know As you all know, we started collecting data for our expansive, ground-breaking Diversity Dashboard project back in March. We’ve been closely analyzing these data … Continued

WCMA Launches the NW Women’s Leadership Academy

The NW Women’s Leadership Academy promotes more women serving in local government leadership positions On September 28, 2018, the Washington City/County Management Association (WCMA) kicked-off the NW Women’s Leadership Academy. With approximately one in five women in the top executive role, it is a priority of WCMA to prepare and promote more women into leadership roles … Continued

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