Human trafficking could be happening in your community. Local government workers are uniquely positioned to identify and investigate indicators of human trafficking. Our experts explain what you need to know.
In this Episode, Bertha Henry talks about the challenges her community faces and has faced—from natural disasters to the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida—and how it has brought people together.
In this final episode of LocalGov Life “United Front,” Julie Underwood, city manager of Mercer Island, Washington describes her career, her philosophy on finding mentors, and how she manages the “second shift.”
In this episode, Chris Volkers, City Manager of Moorhead, Minnesota, talks about advice she received when she was starting her career—listen first before you speak—and gives advice to young women now beginning their careers.
In this episode of United Front, Gina Holt opens up about her longstanding career in government (both private and public) and discusses what it has been like as a woman working in a male-dominated field.
In this episode of Local Gov Life, ICMA member, chief resiliency officer, and assistant city manager of Miami Beach, Susanne Torriente, sits down with ICMA to give us a snapshot of Miami Beach's current infrastructure, discusses how residents take part in the fight against climate change, and provides great insight for other local governments planning to build rising sea-level resiliency programs in their community.
In this episode, Professor Patrick Malone reflects on the leadership lessons he learned first hand in the wake of 9/11 and how he sees them being applied on a daily basis on the local government level.
In this episode of Local Gov Life, Paul Shives looks back at preparedness and response efforts, talk about the community's challenges - then and now, and reveals leadership lessons learned from the worst natural disaster in the state's history.
This episode helps the listener prepare for the 2016 ICMA Annual Conference in Kansas City, Missouri. Listen to host committee members and conference attendees discuss how this year's conference will be a 'transformative' experience.