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Podcast: Battling for Equality with Jenn Brown, Civic Nation

Jenn Brown Executive Director Civic Nation LinkedIn | Twitter Organizing to solve our nation’s problems. Jenn Brown the Executive Director of Civic Nation joined GovLove to talk about her work fighting for social change and organizing. Civic Nation runs organizing and public awareness campaigns to empower people to address some of our biggest problems. Prior to working … Continued

06.05.2014 Buzzin’

Today’s mid-morning buzz features upcoming ELGL events, the hottest headlines from City Lab and news from every ELGL region. And remember even the most powerful man in the world grimaces while lifting weights.


The Most Ridiculously Inappropriate Science Fair Projects Trending Local Government Confidential: Sitting at the Little Kids Table The ELGL Strategic Plan: From Strategery to Tenawesome The State of Employee Performance Evaluations 05.13.14 Jobs, Jobs, Jobs (Unanswered Questions Remix) Life as a City Manager’s Child with Pat Hare, City of Adair Village Transaction Wire Bethel city manager … Continued

03.12.14 Your Morning Buzz

O’Reilly: Lincoln wouldn’t do ‘Ferns’ http://youtu.be/ZAFkauscKJ0 Trending OH: Jim Lenner, Village of Johnstown, Village Manager The Great Debate: City Manager vs. Assistant City Manager Broken Social Scene: A Commentary on Our Lives ELGL Connects Launches “Who’s Who in Local Government” Defining Sustainability: The Portland Way Transaction Wire Sammamish assistant city manager to become Burien’s new … Continued

03.04.14 Your Morning Buzz

21 Decisions You Will Immediately Regret Transaction Wire In the city: Fond farewell to 2 city executives Lynn Haven Officials Discuss City Manager Vacancy Glenpool police chief thrives on interim city manager challenge Cover Oregon signs 60-day agreement with Oracle Secretary of State candidates make their case in early L.A. forum Lawsuits traded in Lowell … Continued

01.29.14 Your Morning Buzz

The State of the Union: Make it stop Rep. Michael Grimm confronts reporter after State of the Union TRANSACTION WIRE Chris Christie, other big GOP names invited, not confirmed for Oregon conference Novi’s city manager moving to Texas Former Annapolis city manager accepts state job Sparks: City manager surprises with decision to retire early City manager staying … Continued

01.29.14 Morning Buzz

Transaction Wire Novi’s City Manager Takes Position in Pearland Texas Philomath Names Chris Workman as City Manager Florida Manager Takes Reigns After Serving as Fire Chief High 5 President Obama Outlines Agenda for the Next Year. Obama took the podium last night to address the nation in his fifth State of the Union Address. Per … Continued

12.25.13 Your Morning Buzz

  2014 Membership Drive – Join or Renew “ELGL is this really cool group of “young ones” that are our profession’s future, as a profession and as an association, in my opinion.” says Bonnie Svrcek, ICMA Past President and Lynchburg Deputy City Manager   Who Has Joined Recently? City of Wilsonville – Organizational Member Cosgrave Vergeer Kester – Organizational Member … Continued

01.22.13 Your Morning Buzz

The inaugural speech and the role of government [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1wX8VgecS8&w=560&h=315]   ELGL News and Notes Join ELGL: Students (free), individuals ($20), and organizations ($250) Newest Member: Stephen Jorgensen, University of Illinois Upcoming Forums: January 24: ELGL Advisory Board Meeting January 29: ELGL Central Oregon Meet Up February 6: ELGL forum with Mark Zusman, Willamette Week … Continued

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