Tag: inclusion

CivicPRIDE Board Reflects on First Inclusion Summit

ELGL is the proud host of CivicPride content. The mission of CivicPRIDE is to advance inclusive local government by empowering LGBTQIA+ leadership. It is a national association for local government professionals of all gender and sexual identities. CivicPRIDE was thrilled to host its first ever virtual Inclusion Summit in June of this year. The four-hour, … Continued

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

Our Personal Responsibility in Land Acknowledgement

Today’s Buzz is by Stephanie Chase — connect with her on LinkedIn and Twitter What I’m Reading: Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam What I’m Watching: The Great on Hulu, Tony McNamara (of The Favourite)’s “occasionally true story” of Catherine the Great When I’m Not Reading: trying to get out to enjoy the fall weather before the Oregon rains begin … 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

Project Divided: We Don’t Know What We Don’t Know

Today’s Buzz is by Sarah E. O’Brien | Community Whisperer @ Collaborative Development Collective (Facebook, LinkedIn ,Twitter, ) What I am watching: Project Divided Webseries What I am reading: Visionary Women: How Rachel Carson, Jane Jacobs, Jane Goodall and Alice Waters changed our world. What I am listening to: GovLove 333: Engagement, Arts and Cities … Continued

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