Category: Diversity Dashboard

Data Stories with Matthias – Terminology and Gender Roles

Welcome back to another week of Data Stories! Today I want to talk a little about terminology. Specifically, the language around leadership and the expectations we have culturally constructed around positions of leadership. As we look at the gender of those in power in this country, and around the world, there is a male-centered narrative … Continued

Dashboard Reflections: Population Size, Form of Government & Gender

Each week, we’ll be doing three key things with the Diversity Dashboard: Updating the Diversity Dashboard with new survey data Sharing a reflection post on the Diversity Dashboard findings Communicating response rates on a state by state basis The Diversity Dashboard is an evolving, growing tool that helps us better understand local government leadership in … Continued

Dashboard Reflections: Average Age of CAOs & ACAOs

Each week, we’ll be doing three key things with the Diversity Dashboard: Updating the Diversity Dashboard with new survey data Sharing a reflection post on the Diversity Dashboard findings Communicating response rates on a state by state basis The Diversity Dashboard is an evolving, growing tool that helps us better understand local government leadership in … Continued

Diversity Dashboard Now Available

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] We are excited to announce that the first look at the Local Government Diversity Dashboard is now available. The Diversity Dashboard is a crowd-funded data collection effort managed by ELGL and hosted on the OpenGov platform. The data collection includes the self reported gender, race, age, and veteran status of Chief Administrative Officers and … Continued

Diversity Dashboard FOMO

We don’t want anyone to have Diversity Dashboard FOMO (fear of missing out)… ELGL will soon release the first iteration of the Diversity Dashboard. Over the last two months, the Research Coordinators have been curating contact lists, sending out surveys, and following up with communities that have not completed the survey yet. When the data … Continued

Why I’m Participating: Steve Taylor

This is a regular blog series about the people who are participating in the ELGL Diversity Dashboard data collection. We wanted to profile their involvement in this ambitious data collection project to showcase the importance of this collection and the many reasons why local governments should submit their data.  Steve Taylor City Manager, City of Kelso, … Continued

Why I’m Participating: Leana Johnson

This is a regular blog series about the people who are participating in the ELGL Diversity Dashboard data collection. We wanted to profile their involvement in this ambitious data collection project to showcase the importance of this collection and the many reasons why local governments should submit their data.  Leana Johnson City of Stevenson, WA, … Continued

Searching for Seven States

ELGL is in the midst of the data collection for the first-ever Diversity Dashboard where we are collecting information on the gender, race, age, and veteran status of local governments nationwide. In most states, our Research Coordinators received either a directory of email addresses for cities and counties, or have been able to compile email addresses for … Continued

Diversity Dashboard Grassroots: California

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]For the Diversity Dashboard project, ELGL is relying on our partners at state municipal associations to share their directory data with our Research Coordinators so we can reach out to local governments for completion of the self-reported survey on the CAO and ACAO gender, race, age, veteran status, and residency. In many instances, we’re zooming … Continued

Diversity Dashboard Survey Responses – April 3, 2018

Data collection is underway for the Diversity Dashboard project! Chief Administrative Officers (CAOs) and Assistant Chief Administrative Officers (ACAOs) across the country are completing the self reported online survey about their gender, race, age, veterans status, and residency. This data is being compiled and we’ll release the first round soon on a slick OpenGov portal … Continued

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