Tag: Equality

50 Years After Stonewall, Local Government Leads on Equality

Today’s Buzz is by Warren Kagarise — connect with him on Linkedin, Twitter and Instagram! What I’m watching: Taking a break from a string of Ken Burns documentaries (“The Dust Bowl” and “The National Parks: America’s Best Idea”) for both — yes, both — nights of the 20-person Democratic primary debates. What I’m listening to: … Continued

#13Percent Club: Breaking New Ground

In this multi-part blog series, Julie Underwood interviews the women who were the first female manager in cities across the country.  Read the introductory blog post online here. First, I wanted to know if they were aware that they would be the first woman in that role, if it played into their decision to apply, and if … Continued

California’s Glass Ceiling, Watch the Webinar

CA Managers On February 19th we heard from GrassrootsLab, a public affairs firm from California, which recently released a report on city management. One of the most enlightening findings was that female city managers tend to serve shorter tenures than their male counterparts, a hidden glass ceiling. As a part of ELGL’s ongoing #13Percent campaign to bring … Continued

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