Tag: Metro

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

What I Am with Hila Ritter, Metro

Link: ELGL Spreads Across the Country “Cross between The Atlantic magazine and Buzzfeed” Welcome to our new member feature. We’ve all heard the excuse “I’m too busy” too many times so we’ve simplified our new member feature to illicit short, meaningful responses. Hila Ritter (LinkedIn) is a Recycling Information Specialist for Oregon Metro. Previously, she worked for … Continued

Webinar: Surpassing the #13Percent with Metro COO Martha Bennett

Let’s learn from an organization that’s far surpassing ‪the #‎13Percent‬ – Portland’s regional government Metro. Their leadership is 40 percent female. This is an ELGL members only webinar. Members can RSVP for this webinar on June 19 at noon PST at https://13percent-metro.eventbrite.com.

Deep Thoughts with Alexandra Eldridge, Metro

Prepare for #ELGL14 by learning about who is attending. Find out if you’ll be surrounded by soft talkers, loud eaters, and finger biters or whether you’ll be surrounded by the best in local government. Alexandra Eldridge Metro – Regional Engagement and Legislative Coordinator Connect: LinkedIn (Complete the sentence) #ELGL14 is…..an exciting and new opportunity for me to meet … Continued

Nature Symposium Wants To Get Kids To Play Outside

Ben is back to report on a Nature Symposium set for next month in Portland, OR. A Portland mom has been working with the City of Portland and Metro, the regional government, to raise awareness about the need for kids to play more. The symposium caps a five day schedule of events all about encouraging kids to … Continued

Byline Ben Kittelson

Ben Kittelson, ELGL project manager, has been working in the Metro newsroom for the last month. Check out Ben’s  first bylines in the below three articles. Check it out and tell the former Willamette University football star what you think. Bonus points given if you find any grammatical errors. Communities looking at smaller transit systems … Continued

Knope of the Week: 2014 Organizational Members

What is the Knope of the Week? It’s our way of recognizing an individual or group of individuals who have excelled in promoting the public sector. Recipients may come from the public or private sector and are nominated by ELGL members. Recipients receive an incredible amount of recognition and prizes that we are not at … Continued

Josh’s Job Search 2.0 Finds Ina Zucker, Metro Council Policy Manager

This is another installment of an ELGL original content series titled “Josh’s Job Search 2.0” by Josh Halladay.  Halladay is sharing career advice that he is receiving in informational interviews. For more career resources, attend The Employment Lowdown with Jessica Williams, Mac’s List and Prichard Communications on November 13. Vitals Ina Zucker Council Policy Manager, Metro … Continued

Portland’s Artisan Economy: Brews to Bikes

ELGL is hosting a lunchtime forum on August 20, 2013 to learn about how the Portland region’s economy is changing.  Come eat lunch with us at the Metro Council Chambers as we listen to Dr. Charles Heying, Portland State University Professor of Urban Studies and Planning. Join Dr. Heying at this lunchtime session (sorry, no … Continued

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