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Jessica VanderKolk Communications Manager City of Battle Creek, Michigan Bio | LinkedIn | Twitter Being a liaison between local government and the community. Jessica VanderKolk, Communications Manager for the City of Battle Creek, Michigan, joined the podcast to talk about local government communications. She shared how staff can help share their stories with the community...

This quarterly journal is brought to you by our friends at the National Civic League. Summer Edition — Access Code: ELGL22 Civic learning, a key ingredient of any successful democracy, can take a variety of forms and ought to occur in multiple settings, not just high school classrooms. In this issue of the National Civic Review, published...

Today’s Morning Buzz is brought to you by Maggie Jones – connect on LinkedIn and Twitter! What I’m Reading: Just finished Normal People by Sally Rooney, Wonder by R.J. Palacio, and Seven Days in June by Tia Williams What I’m Listening To: Maggie Rogers’ Surrender What I’m Watching: my dog, Lola, carrying her beloved Burt...

Dr. Kimberly Nelson Professor of Public Administration and Government University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Bio | LinkedIn | Twitter Dr. Kimberly Nelson, Professor of Public Administration and Government at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, returns to the podcast to talk about her most recent article about the politics versus administration...

The ELGL Board of Directors is excited to announce the appointment of three new Board Members. Rafael Baptista, Warren Kagarise, and Jessica VanderKolk were selected to serve three-year terms earlier this month. They will allow the Board to serve the ELGL membership and set the strategic direction of the organization. "Rafael, Warren, and Jessica each...

Today's Morning Buzz is by Kirsten Wyatt, a Fellow at the Beeck Center for Social Impact and Innovation at Georgetown University, and the ELGL co-founder. Connect with Kirsten on LinkedIn and Twitter. And, join her new project, the Digital Service Network! What I'm Reading: Maisie Dobbs - #16 What I'm Watching: Ozark, Season 1 What...

Today’s Morning Buzz is by Jackie Wehmeyer, Senior Director of Strategy and Intergovernmental Affairs for the City of Parkland, Florida. Parkland was named one of the Best Places to Work in Local Government in 2021 by ELGL and a Top Workplace in 2022. Connect with Jackie on LinkedIn. What I’m Reading: Brat: An 80's Story by Andrew McCarthy What I’m Watching:...

You are buzzing today with Jessica VanderKolk, Communications Manager for the City of Battle Creek, Michigan. Connect with me on Twitter and LinkedIn! What I'm watching: Won't You Be My Neighbor (I love Mister Rogers.) What I'm reading: Prince Charles: The Passions and Paradoxes of an Improbable Life (Why yes, I DID just finish S4...

Jessica L. González Martínez Inclusive Economic Development Advisor New Growth Innovation Network LinkedIn Sterling Johnson Just Opportunity Portfolio Director Partnership for Southern Equity LinkedIn Two guests joined the podcast to talk about inclusive prosperity in economic development. Jessica L. González Martínez is an Inclusive Economic Development Advisor for the New Growth Innovation Network. Sterling Johnson...

Today’s Morning Buzz is brought to you by Brent Olson, Emergency Management Director at the City of Phoenix. Follow Brent on LinkedIn What I’m Reading: “How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius” by Donald Robertson What I’m Watching: WestWorld on HBO   I’ve been wracking my brain over the last...

This database of training opportunities was shared with us by our friends at the Environmental Policy Innovation Center. Check out this new database containing over 100 training opportunities for water leaders, run and administered by a range of organizations. Need: Support and Training for Water Leaders Water utilities often do not resemble the water customers they...

Right Now with Kevin Teater What I’m Listening to – Best Bollywood of the 2000s (Spotify playlist) What I’m Reading – Legion by Brandon Sanderson What I’m Watching ­– Only Murders in the Building What I’m Doing – Taking a break and working part-time after leaving my job with the Beaverton Downtown Association and being...

This guest article is by ELGL member Matt Hirschinger, Assistant to the City Manager for the City of Arvada, CO. Read all of Matt's other articles at the Social Justice --> Government homepage. One challenge in bringing equity into our lines of work is how to adequately measure it. How do we effectively measure whether...

Linda Mastandrea Director, Regional ADA Planning and Local Safety Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning Bio | LinkedIn | Twitter Linda Mastandrea, Director of Regional ADA Planning and Local Safety for the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning, joined the podcast to talk about the Americans with Disabilities Act and creating more accessible communities. She shared some...

Today’s Morning Buzz is by Amie Hendrix, City Manager of Geneva, New York. Connect with Amie on LinkedIn or Twitter. What I’m Reading: The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together by Heather McGhee What I’m Watching: Friends - The One with the Race Car Bed What I’m Listening to: The...

Complex issues, the spread of misinformation, and futuristic AI distorts perceptions of reality. But here’s how leaders can get around it.

This opportunity is brought to you by our friends at the UniverCity Alliance. UniverCity Year is now accepting proposals for the 2022-2025 UniverCity Year program. Please email Managing Director Gavin Luter at [email protected] or call at 608-261-1141 with any questions about the program or for information about developing a successful proposal. We are also available to...

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