Tag: midwest

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

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

Webinar: Solving Local Government Problems with the Internet

Mark your calendars for March 13th at 12:00 pm Pacific time.  The Internet is being used to solve complex local government problems, like funding for civic projects or connecting entrepreneurs. And ELGL has a webinar with the people at the forefront of this concept.  Here’s the blurb on the event: “ELGL is pleased to announce … Continued

Patrick Rollen’s Social Media Presentation

Here is a brief recap and the link to today’s presentation from Patrick Rollen’s webinar.  For more info check out the hashtag #PictureMeRollens on Twitter. To keep up with future presentations and webinars, even when you can’t attend, follow @OregonELGL and @MidwestELGL on Twitter and look for the event’s unique #Hashtag Social Media for Local … Continued

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