Tag: Diversity

Podcast: Equity & Economic Inclusion with Aleea Slappy Wilson, Norfolk, VA

Aleea Slappy Wilson Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer City of Norfolk, Virginia LinkedIn | Bio Championing equity and inclusion. Aleea Slappy Wilson, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer and LGBTQ Liaison for the City of Norfolk, Virginia, joined the podcast to discuss the City’s equity initiative. She shared how the diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts started … Continued

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

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

Podcast: Equity and Workforce Diversity with Nefertiri Sickout, Philadelphia, PA

Nefertiri Sickout Acting Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania LinkedIn | Twitter Building an inclusive government. Nefertiri Sickout, the Acting Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer for the City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, joined the podcast to talk about the work of advancing equity and improving the diversity of the City’s workforce. … Continued

Podcast: Developing Data-Driven Insights with Nathan Lee, CivicPulse

Nathan Lee Founder & Managing Director CivicPulse Bio | LinkedIn | Twitter Empowering local governments. Nathan Lee, the Founder and Managing Director of CivicPulse, joined the podcast to talk about their research and data analysis into local governments. He shared how he started CivicPulse and the partnership with ELGL on the Diversity Dashboard measuring the … Continued

Podcast: Workforce Equity with Ben Duncan, Multnomah County, OR

Ben Duncan Chief Diversity and Equity Officer Multnomah County, Oregon Bio | LinkedIn Community organizing in government. Ben Duncan, Chief Diversity and Equity Officer for Multnomah County, Oregon, joined the podcast to talk about his career working on equity issues which began with environmental justice and health issues. He discussed the County’s Workforce Equity Strategic Plan … Continued

Podcast: Race and Equity in Minneapolis with Joy Marsh Stephens

Joy Marsh Stephens Director, Division of Race & Equity City of Minneapolis, Minnesota LinkedIn | Twitter Planning for a stronger, more equitable Minneapolis. Joy Marsh Stephens, the Director of the Division of Race & Equity for the City of Minneapolis, Minnesota, joined the podcast to talk about the work her team is doing to advance … Continued

Podcast: Building Inclusive Communities with Juan Carlos Gonzalez

Juan Carlos Gonzalez Councilor Oregon Metro Bio | LinkedIn | Twitter It does not happen by accident. Councilor Juan Carlos Gonzalez from Oregon Metro, the regional government for the Portland, Oregon area, joined the podcast to talk about his choice to run for office and how to build inclusive communities. He talked about engaging with … Continued

Podcast: The Municipal Equality Index with Xavier Persad

Xavier Persad Sr. Legislative Counsel Human Rights Campaign Bio | LinkedIn Examining the inclusiveness of cities. Xavier Persad, Sr. Legislative Counsel for the Human Rights Campaign, joined the podcast to talk about the Municipal Equality Index. Each year cities are rated based on non-discrimination laws, the municipality as an employer and the city leadership’s public … Continued

The Right Stuff? Or Do Purchases Signal the Wrong Values?

By Sarah Moss, MPA | LinkedIn | Twitter What I am watching: The Right Stuff, about the early years of the U.S. space program What I am reading / listening to: Creative Quest by Questlove / The Roots What I am working on: Rewriting lyrics to pop songs for fun localgov and nonprofit clients to … Continued

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