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Category: Communications & Engagement

Podcast: Community & COVID-19 Response with Grinnell College & Grinnell, IA

  Russell Behrens City Manager City of Grinnell, Iowa LinkedIn Monica Chavez-Silva Vice President of Community Engagement and Strategic Planning Grinnell College LinkedIn | Bio Derechos and #GrinnTogether. Russell Behrens, City Manager of the City of Grinnell, IA, and Monica Chavez-Silva, Vice President of Community Engagement and Strategic Planning at Grinnell College, joined the podcast … Continued

Conundrums of Community in the Age of Computing

Right Now with Nick Smith (Linkedin/Twitter) What I’m watching: Last night I watched Malignant and it was … super creepy. Watch it, but don’t learn anything about it beforehand. What I’m listening to: I just got to go to my first indoor concert in two years(!!!) and was grateful to see Anamanaguchi … 18 months … Continued

Webinar Rewind: Retaining Talent in the New World of Work

   Originally aired October 20, 2021. The effectiveness of local government depends on a talented, committed and experienced workforce. The competition for this talent has intensified, in part due to coronavirus-driven workplace changes. COVID-19 has caused employees across the nation to reconsider their job and career choices. One result is the “great resignation.” Job … Continued

Webinar Rewind: How to TikTok

View the Slides Originally aired September 22, 2021. Love it or hate it, there’s no denying its popularity: TikTok beat out Facebook and WhatsApp to claim the spot of #1 most popular social app download in the world for 2020. Here’s a closer look at the rapidly growing platform and how governments can leverage it … Continued

Webinar Rewind: How to Reddit

Originally aired September 15, 2021 Only two social platforms showed a significant increase in usage by Americans since 2019—YouTube and Reddit. While it’s far behind other players in terms of its number of users, those who do spend time on Reddit turn to it often for news and local information. In this session, we’ll talk … Continued

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