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Hello! I’m Laura Hardwicke– connect with me on LinkedIn or Twitter! What I’m Watching: My favorite trash reality show reckon with racism, again. What I’m listening to: Michael Kiwanuka for all the good vibes What I’m Eating: Fancy doughnuts leftover from Valentine’s dessert Hindsight is 20/20, and it’s about that time we look back on...

This post is part of a partnership between ELGL and State of Place, who uses extensive knowledge of urban design and empirical analysis to quantify what people love about places and forecast why it makes sense to make them better. Check back weekly for a post from this partnership. We broke down all the essential details you...

This post is part of a partnership between ELGL and State of Place, who uses extensive knowledge of urban design and empirical analysis to quantify what people love about places and forecast why it makes sense to make them better. Check back weekly for a post from this partnership. As many of you know, last week, I...

This guest blog is by ELGL member Clay Pearson. Big cities have big responsibilities. Coming with that are big scale, scope, complexities, priorities, and challenges. Texas has growth and all the other `bigs. We are not shying away from the `bigs’ and building great communities. To get there requires numbers with lots of zeros behind them. A recent...

You can find all of ELGL's job posts at ELGLJobs.com. From time to time, we help our members with tough-to-recruit for positions with added outreach and visibility on ELGL.org and our social media channels. When you see posts like this, take a minute to share the link with anyone in your network who might be...

Hello! I’m Laura Hardwicke– connect with me on LinkedIn or Twitter! What I’m Watching: Hallmark/Lifetime/Netflix Christmas Movies What I’m listening to: What a Day (a podcast by Crooked Media) What I’m Cooking: Turkey Brie flatbread to use up leftovers I’m a month into my new role as Vision Zero Project Manager in my hometown city....

Karina Ricks Director of Mobility and Infrastructure City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Bio | LinkedIn | Twitter Economic development through transportation. Karina Ricks, the Director of the Mobility and Infrastructure Department in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, joined the podcast to talk about how Pittsburgh is working with transportation companies in a collaborative way and how her department emphasizes...

Terra Reed Long Range Planner, City of Albuquerque, NM LinkedIn | Twitter So far, what's your proudest accomplishment in 2019?  Working with other City departments, local agencies, and community groups to get the Mayor of Albuquerque to pledge to make Albuquerque a Vision Zero City and working on the task force that will develop a...

This blog was co-created by ELGL members Lawrence Grodeska and judi lynn brown with input from the rest of the CivicMakers team, and is cross-posted from the CivicMakers site. The govtech movement holds great promise, but is hindered by a glaring blindspot — the assumption that technology alone will solve our public problems, without considering either the...

Vote! Vote! Vote! And then, read and listen to ELGL's exclusive content about the election. Join the discussion in the members-only ELGL Facebook group. Mayor and Candidate for Governor of Alabama Mayor Walt Maddox from the City of Tuscaloosa, Alabama talked about how they handle the influx of fans filling the University of Alabama stadium,...

This post is part of a partnership between ELGL and State of Place, who uses extensive knowledge of urban design and empirical analysis to quantify what people love about places and forecast why it makes sense to make them better. Check back weekly for a post from this partnership. Last week, we kicked off the first installment in...

Megan Barry Mayor Nashville, Tennessee Bio | Twitter | Website Using power to make a difference in people’s lives. Nashville, Tennessee’s first female Mayor, Megan Barry, joins GovLove to talk about her path into public service and her time as Mayor. Mayor Barry discusses inspiring women and girls to run for elected office, diversity in local...

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Let's shift it in to top gear for another #ELGL15 sponsor: Portland Bureau of Transportation! The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) keeps Portlanders moving by planning, building, managing, and maintaining an effective and safe transportation system that provides people and businesses access and mobility. An active supporter of the #13Percent movement, PBOT highlights the Women in Maintenance who...

It's time to vote in the #ELGLKnope Round of 32! Read about this matchup, and then submit your vote! One vote per email address, please. We'll tally the votes and will post the next round of matchups on Tuesday! Vote! Vote! Vote! Silicon Valley Clean Water Redwood City, California 94065 Three words to describe Silicon...

Claire Elizabeth Williams CEO & Co-Founder Foundations for Social Change Twitter | LinkedIn Consult early and consult often. Claire Elizabeth Williams, CEO & Co-Founder of Foundations for Social Change, joins the podcast to discuss the New Leaf Project. She outlined how the New Leaf Project distributed a direct cash payment of $7,500 (CAD) to 50 recipients who...

Stella Carr wrote this article as part of the Sustainability & Environment Series. Sign-up to write for this series. This article expresses observations about the political landscape of America as it pertains to climate change and the environmental movement as political leadership shifts at the national level of our democracy, and what local governments have...

Sri Mirajkar, Founder & CEO of SourceRecycle, Inc. wrote this article as part of the Sustainability & Environment Series. Sign-up to write for this series. Recycling programs took a huge hit in 2020. Even pre-COVID, municipalities were cutting recycling programs due to cost increases or reducing the materials collected, or worse, simply bringing collected recycling...

David Pembroke Founder & CEO contentgroup LinkedIn | Twitter Government after shock. David Pembroke, Founder & CEO of contentgroup, joined the podcast to talk about how the COVID-19 pandemic is changing communications and digital tools in the public sector. He is the host of the upcoming GovComms Festival, which is an online event exploring how...

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