Category: Emergency Prep/Emergency Management

New Years Eve 2021 – A Time for Celebration and Review!

Photo by Tabitha Mort from Pexels Today’s Buzz is brought to you by Marshall Curry, Program Manager for EPIC-N. You can find him on Twitter and LinkedIn What I’m Reading:1-2-3 Magic: Gentle 3-Step Child & Toddler Discipline for Calm, Effective, and Happy Parenting by Thomas Phelan, PhD What I’m listening to: Foo Fighters, Modest Mouse, and other alt rock that gets me … Continued

Why Poverty Mitigation Matters in Emergency Management

Jalesha Smith serves the City of Norfolk, VA, as a Management Analyst for the City Manager’s Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. She is a proud HBCU graduate, having earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Norfolk State University. Connect with Jalesha on LinkedIn.     I know you are asking yourself, “What does … Continued

Standing Strong Through the Thick of It: We’re #NewnanStrong

Today’s Morning Buzz is brought to you by Ashley Copeland, Communications Manager for the City of Newnan, GA. Connect with Ashley on Twitter and LinkedIn. What I’m Watching: Don’t laugh, but I’m behind on 90-Day Fiance, so I’ve been DVRing the current season, and it’s quite entertaining after a long day of work. It’s too … Continued

We Can Never Go Back to Before

Today’s Buzz is by Jenny Kosek (Twitter and LinkedIn), Community Engagement Coordinator for the City of West Allis, Wisconsin. What I’m Reading: Radium Girls by Kate Moore What I’m Listening To: Radiolab What I’m Watching: Shrill ________________________ In the 1997 blockbuster musical “Ragtime,” characters from across social, ethnic, and economic backgrounds encounter the upheaval and evolution … Continued

Findings from the New Normal Survey: COVID’s Lasting Legacy on Local Government

599 local government officials and staff from across the country recently took “The New Normal Survey: COVID’s Lasting Legacy on Local Government,” which was conducted in partnership with The Atlas, ELGL, CivicPulse, CivicPlus and RouteFifty. It is a follow-up to a survey from June 2020. Last year, we asked local government leaders how public services … Continued

5 Ways the Pandemic Changed 311 Forever

By Bratton Riley, Founder and CEO of Citibot and Champion for Equitable Government Engagement and Technology Innovation.  Save the Date: Join the Citibot team and 311 leaders from around the country for a virtual celebration of National 311 Day on March 11, 2021 at 3:11 p.m. ET. Register here. 311 was established in the 90s … Continued

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