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Podcast: Land Use & Sprawl in Houston with William Fulton, Rice University

William Fulton Director, Kinder Institute for Urban Research Rice University Bio | LinkedIn | Twitter Building better cities. William Fulton, the Director of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research at Rice University, joined the podcast for a wide ranging conversation about development, planning, and land use in Houston, Texas. He talked about the market forces … Continued

Podcast: Greedy Bastards with Sheryl Sculley, San Antonio, TX

Sheryl Sculley Former City Manager City of San Antonio, Texas Bio A Texas-sized struggle to avoid financial crisis. Sheryl Sculley, former City Manager for the City of San Antonito, Texas, joined the podcast to discuss her book Greedy Bastards, which tells the story of her time leading San Antonio and dealing with financial challenges. Sculley … Continued

On Democracy: 20 Lessons from the 20th Century

Today’s Buzz is brought to you by Sarah E. O’Brien | Community Whisperer @ Collaborative Development Collective (Facebook, LinkedIn) What I am reading? On Tyranny: 20 Lessons from the 20th Century by Timothy Snyder What I am listening to on repeat? Civics 101 Podcast Episode, Founding Documents: The Constitution Favorite Quote of the Moment? “To … Continued

Cathy Bailey, Amie Hendrix, and Maggie Jones join the ELGL Board of Directors

The ELGL Board of Directors is excited to announce the appointment of three three new members. Cathy Bailey, Amie Hendrix, and Maggie Jones were selected after a competitive recruitment process. They each add new skills, background, and experience to the ELGL Board and will allow the Board to better serve and reflect ELGL membership. “Each … Continued

Podcast: The Experience of Black Social Media Managers with Christina Roach and Victor Henderson

Christina Roach Digital Content Officer City of Dallas, TX LinkedIn | Twitter Victor Henderson Communications Specialist North Central Texas Council of Governments LinkedIn | Twitter “Y’all, I’m hurt.” Christina Roach, Digital Content Officer for the City of Dallas, Texas, and Victor Henderson, Communications Specialist for the North Central Texas Council of Governments, joined the podcast … Continued

Top 20 Reasons To Be Inspired i̶n̶ ̶2̶0̶2̶0̶ during COVID-19

The Buzz w/ Sarah O’Brien, Community Whisperer Book I cannot put down: Daring Greatly  (Yes I am out of order) What I can’t stop playing over and over again: See Inspiring Reason #20 What I am working on: A slide deck for an upcoming presentation: Embracing Uncertainty, Action & Understanding Amidst the Chaos I can’t … Continued

Podcast: Human Resources Response to COVID-19 with Greg Preece and Matt Hartleib

Greg Preece Human Resources Manager City of Oakland, CA LinkedIn Matt Hartleib Human Resources Manager City of La Porte, TX LinkedIn | Twitter From preparation to reopening. Greg Preece, Human Resources Manager in Oakland, California, and Matt Hartleib, Human Resources Manager in La Porte, Texas, joined the podcast to talk about how the COVID-19 pandemic … Continued

Podcast: Library Operations During COVID-19 with Jamie Eustace, Baytown, TX

Jamie Eustace Library Director City of Baytown, Texas LinkedIn Curbside pickup to digital story time. Jamie Eustace, the Library Director for the City of Baytown, Texas, joined the podcast to talk about how running the library has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic. She shared how staff have found creative ways to continue serving library patrons … Continued

Project Divided: We Don’t Know What We Don’t Know

Today’s Buzz is by Sarah E. O’Brien | Community Whisperer @ Collaborative Development Collective (Facebook, LinkedIn ,Twitter, ) What I am watching: Project Divided Webseries What I am reading: Visionary Women: How Rachel Carson, Jane Jacobs, Jane Goodall and Alice Waters changed our world. What I am listening to: GovLove 333: Engagement, Arts and Cities … Continued

Podcast: Local Politics is the Best Politics with Professor Emily Farris

Emily Farris Associate Professor Texas Christian University Bio | Twitter The best of American politics. Emily Farris, Associate Professor of Politics at Texas Christian University, joined the podcast to talk about teaching local politics. She shared how she includes local government in her courses and gets students to learn about what’s going on in Fort … Continued

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