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DEI in Local Government: Ensuring Transformative Pragmatism

  Today’s Morning Buzz is brought to you by Aline Alves da Costa, Content Creator at the Wyoming Liberty Group.  You can connect with her via LinkedIn, Twitter or follow her life adventures on IG. What I’m reading:. I am reading Green Lights by Matthew McConaughey, I am  reading The Power of showing up (a great book for parents!), … Continued

Research: Managerial Experiences of Women City Managers in the United States 

Study Title: Managerial Experiences of Women City Managers in the United States Principal Investigator: Dr. Sebawit G. Bishu  To understand why women are underrepresented in leadership roles in government it is essential to study the lived experiences of the women occupying these roles. Doing so can enlighten government and leadership about ways to address barriers that women encounter, consequently … Continued

2021 Diversity Dashboard Survey Open!

The 2021 Diversity Dashboard Survey is Now Live! The ELGL Diversity Dashboard is the first national data collection on gender, race/ethnicity, age, and prior education/work experience of local government leadership. We’re excited to launch our fourth full year of data collection!  You can take the 2021 Diversity Dashboard survey here.  Why does this matter? What … Continued

Thank You Ruth Bader Ginsburg – We Will Continue to Shine Your Light

Today’s #MorningBuzz is by Ann Marie Townshend, City Manager of Lewes, Delaware – “The First Town in the First State”. Connect on LinkedIn and Twitter. What I’m Doing:  Thanks to Nick Smith, I am learning Spanish What I’m Listening To:  My Own Words by Ruth Bader Ginsburg with Mary Hartnett and Wendy W. Williams What I’m Watching: The … Continued

Diversity Dashboard: Age of Respondents

This year’s ELGL Diversity Dashboard survey launched on June 17, 2020 and since then, we’ve received 167 responses! Although the survey will continue to be available for new responses for the next few months, it’s interesting to see what kind of data we’ve received so far. This post on respondent age is the first in … Continued

Understanding Gender Imbalance in Public Sector Leadership

July 14, 2020 – ELGL members Leisha Dehart-Davis and Kimberly Nelson’s “Near the Top Project” is available from Cambridge University Press for two weeks for free. Click here to view this publication You can also listen to Leisha and Kimberly’s GovLove podcast on their research: Click here to listen to GovLove

Diversity Dashboard: State Level Champions

We are looking for state-level champions to encourage completion of the ELGL/CivicPulse Diversity Dashboard survey. Serving in this role is easy: you will interact with other state champions to find new ways to engage people in your state to take and share the survey. We’ll use a Slack channel, check in calls, and social media … Continued

2020 Diversity Dashboard Outreach Tools: You Can Help

Outreach Tools ELGL’s Diversity Dashboard measures the demographic data of local government leaders, and reports that information in a real-time dashboard. No matter your favorite quote about data collection, the gist is the same: when you’re paying close attention to trends, you’re better suited to solve or fix a challenge. We know that local government … Continued

2020 Diversity Dashboard Survey Open

The 2020 Diversity Dashboard Survey is Now Live! The ELGL Diversity Dashboard is the first national data collection on gender, race/ethnicity, age, and prior education/work experience of local government leadership. We’re excited to launch our third full year of data collection!  You can take the 2020 Diversity Dashboard survey here.  Why does this matter? What … Continued

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