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Around the World in Local Government

Introducing Around the World in Local Government http://youtu.be/s9MszVE7aR4 The World Cup ends; Around the World begins. You’ve met the participants so let’s get right to the action. I. Give us your best stereotypes about the other countries. Andrew (Australia): I have to be a little careful with this one as I’m not Australian. But typically its … Continued

Top 5 YouTube Tips from ELGL Midwest’s Lunch & Learn

The Midwest chapter hosted its Lunch and Learn event at the Village of Oak Park and Patrick Rollens is here to give us the break down of how it went and what they learned. Oak Park TV Manager, Joe Kreml, spoke about operating a YouTube account on a budget. The Recap Last week ELGL’s Midwest chapter … Continued

Webinar: Bringing Google Fiber to Kansas City

The Google Fiber Experience in Kansas City When Google announced a new program to provide super fast internet to select cities, local governments around the country jumped at the idea. To bring something new and innovative to a city would be seen as a great accomplishment for elected officials and public administrators alike. But the work … Continued

The Ultimate Advisory Board

Why ELGL? The Ultimate Advisory Board The strength of ELGL lies in our members and the expertise and passion that they bring. Members turn ELGL on to new speakers, website content, and events. It is ELGL’s goal to be inclusive and give all members an opportunity to participate and gain practical experience from helping to … Continued

Webinar: The End of the Suburbs with Leigh Gallagher

Midwest ELGL is proud to announce another Webinar for all ELGL members to enjoy. So mark your calendars for 1:00 pm EST (10:00 am Pacific) on March 28th! The Event Leigh Gallagher, author of The End of the Suburbs: Where the American Dream is Moving and Assistant Managing Editor at FORTUNE Magazine, will be joining us for … Continued

What ELGL Means to Me: Ben McCready

As a part of a new article series “What ELGL Means to Me” Ben McCready writes about why ELGL is important to him. Related Link: Why ELGL? It has happened more than once, I’m telling a colleague or peer about my experience with ELGL and then I get the question. “So what do they do?”. I’m … Continued

IL: Greg Stopka, Alliance for Innovation, Central Regional Director

Fifty Nifty Takeaways What do we hope to learn from this series? We hope you will gain a better understanding of the unique characteristics of local government in each state, we hope you will learn that there are others like you who are motivated to make a difference through the public sector, and we hope … Continued

Webinar: Detroit is the Place to Be with Mark Binelli

Midwest ELGL has lined up another fascinating webinar for local government enthusiasts. Mark your calendars for April 23rd at 2 PM CST (12pm Pacific) for a discussion with Detroit native Mark Binelli, author of Detroit City Is The Place To Be. Binelli’s book is an autobiography of the city that frequently draws national attention and captivates headlines. Don’t forget to … Continued

A Quickly Expanding Midwest ELGL

Why ELGL   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UXb8ZDuICCs   With all the excitement over the new Southwest ELGL chapter we realized that we never took to time to introduce our Midwest Chapter.  Our leaders out in the Midwest have done a great job contributing content and scheduling interesting webinars for members around the country.  Currently they are working on … Continued

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