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Category: CivicPRIDE

The Power of Asking

ELGL is the proud host of CivicPride content. The mission of CivicPRIDE is to advance inclusive local government by empowering LGBTQIA+ leadership.It is a national association for local government professionals of all gender and sexual identities. CivicPRIDE Secretary Taylor Reimann (LinkedIn) and leadership team member Justyn Miller (LinkedIn) provide their insight into respecting others’ pronouns … Continued

Pride Matters… Here’s Why

ELGL is the proud host of CivicPride content. CivicPRIDE is a social and networking organization devoted to advancing inclusive government by empowering LGBTQIA+ leadership. It is a national association for local government professionals of all gender and sexual identities. ELGL member Logan Masenthin (LinkedIn | Twitter) provides her insight into LGBTQIA+ in local government. I recently … Continued

The Right Stuff? Or Do Purchases Signal the Wrong Values?

By Sarah Moss, MPA | LinkedIn | Twitter What I am watching: The Right Stuff, about the early years of the U.S. space program What I am reading / listening to: Creative Quest by Questlove / The Roots What I am working on: Rewriting lyrics to pop songs for fun localgov and nonprofit clients to … Continued

Podcast: CivicPRIDE with Pam Davis, Boulder, CO

Pam Davis Sr. Management Analyst Boulder, CO LinkedIn | Twitter Advancing inclusive local government. In honor of Pride Month, Pam Davis, Sr. Management Analyst for the City of Boulder, Colorado and the Leader of CivicPRIDE joined the podcast to talk about empowering LGBTQIA+ leadership in local government. CivicPRIDE is the first nationally recognized LGBTQIA+ professional association … Continued

CivicPRIDE Mixer at TLG

Join us for a CivicPRIDE mixer at TLG! This mixer is a perfect way to start your TLG experience. LGBT+ local government leaders and their allies are welcome at this free event, hosted by ResourceX and Polco. Location: Roundabout Grill, 255 N. Virginia Street, Reno, NV Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2019 Time: 6:00 p.m. Details: Appetizers and drinks … Continued

Using the Past as a Tool

ELGL is the proud host of CivicPride content. CivicPRIDE is a social and networking organization devoted to promoting LGBTQ leaders in local government. In this entry, Jaron Balderes, Budget Analyst, City of Kansas City, MO, writes about the importance of working in the public sector. What drives people to becoming a public administrator? That’s the question I … Continued

Coming Out, Again and Again

ELGL is the proud host of CivicPride content. CivicPRIDE is a social & networking organization devoted to promoting LGBTQ leaders in local government. In this entry, Logan Masenthin, Unified Government of Wyandotte County, reflects on the lifelong journey of coming out. What does it mean to “come out”? Before realizing I identify as bisexual, I never … Continued

CivicPride: What’s the Big Deal?

ELGL is the proud host of CivicPride content. CivicPRIDE is a social and networking organization devoted to promoting LGBTQ leaders in local government. Pam (Weir) Davis, Assistant to the City Manager at City of Goodyear, writes why CivicPride’s work matters to all of local government. A local gov bud of mine recently asked why I am helping … Continued

LGBTQIA and Allies Organizations

ELGL is proud to host the CivicPRIDE website and blog posts. The below is a partial list of organizations that LGBTQIA local government professionals can use as resources. Is this list missing an organization? Contact us and we’ll update it. American Planning Association LGBTQ & Planning Division Federal Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Diversity Office … Continued

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