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How a National Survey Reveals Resident Perceptions of Community Equity and Inclusion

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July 16, 2021

-The Polco Minute with Angelica Wedell-

Welcome to the Polco Minute, where you can find the latest headlines and best practices in local government and civic engagement. 

In this week’s first episode, a new study provides a rare and insightful look at equity and inclusion in US communities. Next, we explore eradicating fear in the workplace as a mission worth considering.

In the second episode, we take a look at a new study which shows how black candidates are at a disadvantage in the government hiring process. Next, we take a closer look at the nation’s premier employee survey for local governments.

National Survey Reveals Resident Perceptions of Community Equity and Inclusion

-By Michelle Kobayashi with Polco-

National Research Center (NRC) at Polco recently created a new survey on equity and inclusion. This survey helps jurisdictions assess how residents perceive measures of social cohesion and belonging in their communities. READ MORE.

A Mission Worth Considering

-By Austin Holifield with Strategic Government Resources-

Is eradicating fear in the workplace a mission worth considering? READ MORE.

Racial Biases Persist in Public Sector Hiring. What can be done?

-By RouteFifty-

A new study shows that Black candidates are at an enormous disadvantage in making it through the government hiring process. But states and cities are finding solutions. READ MORE.

The Nation's Premier Employee Survey

-By Polco-

The National Employee Survey (The NES) helps you know the major issues facing employees that are crucial to smart management and policy. READ MORE. 

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