Category: COVID-19

Local Government Turnover During COVID-19

This research report was written by Katie Webster, Jessica Giles, and Wesley Merritt from the UNC MPA program. ELGL assisted with the survey distribution to gain a better understanding of the reasons people left local government careers during the pandemic. Since early 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a variety of employment implications on the … Continued

Podcast: Bringing Great People into Government in the Age of COVID-19 with Eliza Edwards & Joy Ruff

  Eliza Edwards Policy Analyst North Carolina Office of Strategic Partnerships LinkedIn Joy Ruff Executive Director Local Government Academy LinkedIn Improving internships. Eliza Edwards, a Policy Analyst for the State of North Carolina Office of Strategic Partnerships, and Joy Ruff, the Executive Director of the Local Government Academy, joined the podcast to talk about strategies … Continued

Podcast: Effective Messaging to Address COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy with Crystal Son

Crystal Son Healthcare Analytics Director Civis Analytics LinkedIn Creative messaging for local governments. Crystal Son, the Healthcare Analytics Director at Civis Analytics, joined the podcast to talk about COVID-19 vaccination messaging for those who are hesitant to receive the vaccination. She outlined the scientific approach to studying vaccine messaging as well as effective and ineffective … Continued

How I Almost Left Local Government

Today’s Morning Buzz is by Kayla Barber-Perrotta, Budget Manager the City of Brighton, CO. Connect with her on LinkedIn. What I’m Reading: The Rejected King What I’m Watching: Only Murders in the Building and Explained What I’m Listening to: Whatever rolls up next on my “All Songs” list-So basically a mix of the 90s, 00’s, and K-Pop For those … Continued

Guide To Internet Plans For Low- And Fixed-Income Households

This resource covers a comprehensive list of financial assistance and Internet Service programs for eligible families and individuals. It’s a helpful guide especially at this time when schools and businesses have shifted to working and learning from home. This resource was provided by the Digital Literacy, Inclusion, and Safety Council.   Find out if you … Continued

The Many Benefits of Community Gardens

Today’s Morning Buzz is by Rebecca Cormier, ELGL member, govtech enthusiast, and environmental advocate. Connect on Twitter and LinkedIn What I’m Reading: In This Together, How Republicans, Democrats, Capitalists, and Activists Are Uniting to Tackle Climate Change and More, by Trammell S. Crow and Bill Shireman What I’m Watching: The Americans-I have just started so … Continued

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