Tag: Equity

ICMA Institute’s Enduring Focus on Equity

October 30, 2023

For the past three years, the International City and County Management Association (ICMA), along with partners — the Kettering Foundation and the National Civic League— has sponsored a convening of...

Innovating Public Meetings through Asynchronous Online Engagement

September 27, 2023

  ‘Time is a gift. Every minute. Every second.’ -Lewis Carroll, Alice Through the Looking Glass  ‘If you knew Time as well as I do, said the Hatter, ‘you wouldn’t...

The Necessity of Disaster Preparedness Plans

July 28, 2023

Natural disasters can happen anywhere at any time. Fires, earthquakes, floods, tornadoes, and hurricanes are all occurring more frequently and with more veracity. One small county in Mississippi is recovering...

Congratulations Olivera Jankovska

June 29, 2023

Congratulations Olivera Jankovska, the recipient of the 2023 All-America Leader Award! Olivera is the Director of Mayor Sylvester Turner’s Office of Education & Youth Engagement (MOEYE) in the City of...

Show Me the Money

July 1, 2022

If equity is a priority for your local government, it should be reflected in your budget. More cities and counties are considering equity and engagement in budgeting and, as a...

New GFOA Research Report on Rethinking Police Budgeting

December 23, 2020

Widespread protests in response to civilian deaths at the hands of police have put pressure on local governments to make lasting reforms to police and public safety budgets. GFOA and...

Congratulations to the 2020 RWJF-NCL Health Equity Award Recipient

August 27, 2020

The National Civic League is proud to announce the winner of this year’s Health Equity Award: Dr. Tsu-Yin Wu,  director of the Eastern Michigan University Center for Health Disparities Innovation...

Dallas Police Reform, Equity Work Showing Results

June 23, 2020

One of the bright spots for police reform and racial equity over the past several years is Dallas, Texas. Much of this reform and attention to racial equity followed the...

Equitable Development as a Tool to Advance Racial Equity

November 28, 2018

As some cities rebound from decades of suburbanization and disinvestment, many have hailed the improvements that come with increased public and private investment and higher tax revenues. However, the benefits...

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