Tag: Michigan

ELGL19 Keynote: Lightning Round with Traeger Award Winners

The ELGL Annual Conference is fast approaching. We’ll be gathering in Durham, North Carolina on May 16 & 17 to learn from the brightest minds in local government. To get you ready for the conference we’ll be rolling out the agenda, announcing one session a day until you won’t be able to take it any … Continued

ELGL19 Session: Financial Empowerment through Local Government

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 to the nonprofit sector to solve. Unstable personal finances are often why … Continued

ELGL19 Session: Engaging Local Government Employees

Breakout: Engaging Local Government Employees Everyone knows the old adage of “take care of your employees and they’ll take care of you.” But how do you measure whether you’ve taken care of your employees? New studies suggest that employee engagement can be a way to measure how well your organization is motivating and developing local … Continued

Podcast: The Poisoned City with Anna Clark

Anna Clark Author and Journalist The Poisoned City: Flint’s Water and the American Urban Tragedy Bio | Twitter The author of a new book on the Flint water crisis joined the podcast to talk about what happened. Anna Clark, the author of “The Poisoned City: Flint’s Water and the American Urban Tragedy,” shared her perspective … Continued

Podcast: The Gatekeepers, Chiefs of Staff in Local Government

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Podcast: The Gatekeepers, Chiefs of Staff in Local Government

Samantha Harkins Chief of Staff Lansing, MI LinkedIn | Twitter Laura O’Sullivan Chief of Staff South Bend, IN LinkedIn | Twitter James Hardy Chief of Staff Akron, OH LinkedIn | Twitter The second in command and go-to person. Three Chiefs of Staff join GovLove to talk about the uniqueness of their job. From gatekeeper to … Continued

Podcast: Detroit’s Chief Storyteller, Aaron Foley

Aaron Foley Chief Storyteller Detroit, Michigan Bio | LinkedIn | Twitter Aaron Foley is an author, journalist and now the Chief Storyteller for the City of Detroit, MI. He joined GovLove to talk about his position, which was created by the Mayor last year, and the unique work he’s doing as a city employee. Aaron discussed his career path … Continued

Podcast: Detroit’s Chief Storyteller, Aaron Foley

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Mt. Rushmore with Lauren Freeman, City of Albion, MI

It’s Mount Rushmore season for ELGL members. We’re asking for your top four list on a variety of topics. Lauren Freeman AmeriCorps VISTA working in Albion, Michigan Connect: LinkedIn & Twitter Albion attractions:  Albion’s Historic Bohm Theatre – An amazing example of community collaboration and resilience, received prestigious Governor’s Award for Historic Preservation, and has … Continued

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