#LoveForVB: Our hearts are with our local government family in Virginia Beach. Please donate to the victims affected by this senseless tragedy.

Tag: Equity

ELGL19 Session: Financial Empowerment through Local Government

Time: 10:45 am Thursday, May 16 Location: Foster Street Hallway, Room #2  Breakout: Financially Empowering Individuals & Families through Local Government   In the last ten years, cities and counties across the country have come to realize that residents’ financial instability is an issue of such importance, and relevance, that it cannot continue to be relegated … Continued

ELGL19 Session: Starting an Equity & Inclusion Program

Time: 10:20 am Friday, May 17 Location: Foster Street Hallway, Room #1  Breakout: Starting an Equity & Inclusion Program – Definitions, Tactics and Best Practices  The trend in high performing organizations is to operationalize and prioritize equity and inclusion on an enterprise level.  But what does that mean and how does it get done?  Attendees … Continued

ELGL19 Session: Improving Opportunities for Justice-Involved Residents

Time: 2:00 pm Thursday, May 16 Location: Foster Street Hallway, Room #1 Breakout: Case Study – Improving Opportunities for Justice-Involved Residents in Durham, NC  A team inside the City of Durham, North Carolina is tackling one of the biggest issues that cities face, improving the economic opportunity for residents impacted by the justice system. From interviewing … Continued

Podcast: Equity & Innovation in Parks & Recreation

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_tta_tabs][vc_tta_section title=”Apple Podcasts” tab_id=”1469655162102-4f38d228-a736″][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Spotify” tab_id=”1515711504282-1d0de89e-c668″][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Stitcher” tab_id=”1469655433105-29f20855-3aa4″][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Google Play” tab_id=”1469655435153-702cb24f-a9d6″][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”TuneIn” tab_id=”1515711505200-a2bb6338-0224″][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][/vc_tta_tabs][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]   Kylie Bayer-Fertterer Equity Coordinator Tualatin Hills Parks & Rec Twitter | LinkedIn Justin Cutler Recreation Services Manager Westminster, CO Twitter | LinkedIn Peter Cosmiano Parks & Rec Director Jasper, AL LinkedIn | Twitter Three Parks and Recreation professionals from across the country … Continued

Podcast: Diversity with Christine Edwards and James Gaston

  Christine Edwards Community Relations Coordinator Mecklenburg County, NC LinkedIn | Twitter James Gaston III Budget Analyst Petersburg, VA LinkedIn | Twitter Christine Edwards, the Community Relations Coordinator for Mecklenburg County, NC, and James Gaston III, a Budget Analyst for Petersburg, VA, join the podcast to talk about the work of NFBPA and making local … Continued

Reimagining Accountability

  Brittany Bennett is a commercial loan officer at Self-Help, a community development financial institution based in Durham, NC. She’s deeply passionate about social justice; loves delicious food, especially with good conversation; and constantly looks for a chance to show off pictures of her adorable nephew. Find her on Twitter at @BBenn4.   I have … 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

Growing Pains: Can Light Rail and Affordable Housing Co-Exist?

The Outsider’s View is a monthly column written by Brittany Bennett on interesting and innovative community and economic development happenings in North Carolina with an emphasis on areas for potential collaboration between local governments and other partners. Can Light Rail and Affordable Housing Co-Exist? by Brittany Bennett – LinkedIn and Twitter Growth is good. It … Continued

Close window