Keep up with the latest headlines and best practices in local government.
In our first episode, we’ll take a look at how polarization at the federal level may be affecting the trust communities have for their local governments. And we’ll learn about ten work from home tips for 2021.
In our second episode, we take a look at the need for a greater mental-wellness focus at the community level. Next, we hear about the steps you should take based on the data you received from taking The National Community Survey.
In our third episode, you get ten tips to level-up your community’s communication strategy. You’ll also learn more about how to re-engage employees who are weary, worried, or disengaged.
In our fourth episode, we’ll share how your city can spend ARPA funds with an equity lens. And you’ll get top ten tips for Facebook for local governments.
It's been strong for decades, but the poisonous polarization at the federal level has begun to flow downhill, threatening to undermine the service to citizens that is the foundation of that trust. READ MORE.
-Webinar with Cory Poris Plasch and Michelle Kobayashi from Polco-
You have just completed The National Community Survey or another benchmark survey and reviewed your data report. You want to take action based on that data. At the same time, you’d also like to know more about what is causing the ratings in some areas or how your residents might prioritize a few potential next steps. So what should you do? READ MORE.
Engaging your community effectively shouldn’t be rocket science. You do not need an advanced degree in mass communications to get it right. The key to engagement and efficient communication is developing an effective strategy. Here are ten tips that can help any government communicator. READ MORE.
With the arrival of American Rescue Plan Act funding, local leaders are looking at resource allocation through the lens of equity. Instead of limiting the focus to a single department or coordinator, they are taking a broader view, gathering community input and data before they make decisions about where the funds will go. READ MORE.