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How Street Vendors Finally Made Street Food Legal In California

Next City

After well over a decade of strategic activism in Los Angeles, Breed Street’s “last vendor” is celebrating a new statewide measure that gives street food vendors new rights and opportunities

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Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month 

NLC (National League of Cities)

Each year, September 15 to October 15 is recognized as National Hispanic Heritage Month (NHHM) – a time to honor and acknowledge the rich culture and history of the Hispanic and Latino populations in America and the valuable contributions they’ve made to our communities.

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Ep 12: Quiet Quitting and Summer Camp

Summer Camp Programming

SHOW NOTES The new “Quiet Quitting” trend is all over social media. Have you thought about how it will affect your hiring process this summer? Natalie and Kelie start the conversation that you should start thinking about with your team. Want to add to our conversation?

Drones could make last-mile package deliveries greener

GCN

Autonomous vehicles get packages out quicker while potentially reducing greenhouse gas emissions and energy consumption. Emerging Tech

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Walkable Streets: A Market Outcome

The Market Urbanism Report

Business coalitions nationwide pay extra to ensure that streets are for people, not cars

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Wildfire Smoke Is Hurting Pregnant Moms And Babies. Can California Cities Protect Them?

Next City

The legacy of redlining in Fresno isn’t just linked to housing access. It also has deadly effects on air quality and preterm birth

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Pivotal Solutions’ strategy for providing high quality software and support

Open Access Government - Technology News

Software Consultant Paul Wallace, explains how Pivotal Solutions Limited have cultivated 20 years of success through high quality software and forming good relationships with customers.

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An Introvert’s Top 3 Tips for Approaching Grant-making Foundations

DH Leonard Consulting & Grant Writing Services

Many people become grant writers because they’re better with words than people. And by many, I mean me. You too, maybe?

Smart tactics for introducing technology to a skeptical community

GCN

Education and engagement can get residents and local leaders on board with new projects, experts suggest. Emerging Tech

Building A Black Birding Community In Detroit

Next City

Developing a Black-focused birdwatching group for people of color in Michigan took a dogged willingness to bypass those standing "in the way

How Hempstead, NY is Advancing its Clean Energy Future with Hydrogen

NLC (National League of Cities)

The most abundant element in the universe could hold the key to decarbonizing wide swathes of the economy. When combusted, hydrogen does not release any carbon dioxide making it an attractive energy resource. So much so that the U.S.

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What @sog_ced is reading online: September 2022

Community and Economic Development Program of UNC

The following are articles and reports on the web that the Community and Economic Development Program at the UNC School of Government shared through social media over the past month. Follow us on twitter or facebook to receive regular updates.

U.S. Army chooses Google Workspace to deliver cutting-edge collaboration

Google Public Sector

In June, we announced the creation of Google Public Sector , a new Google division focusing on helping U.S. public sector entities—including federal, state, and local governments, and educational institutions—accelerate their digital transformations.

Hackers leak data online in escalation of LA schools ransomware attack

GCN

The group behind last month’s attack published 500 gigabytes of stolen data, but the superintendent said the district still refuses to pay the ransom. Cybersecurity

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Libraries: It’s Time to Update Your Crisis Communication Plan! Here’s What You Need to Revise.

Super Library Marketing

The Library Marketing???????? Show, Episode 161: In the wake of Hurricane Ian, libraries around the world should take the time to update their crisis communication plans. Most libraries put a crisis plan into place during the pandemic.

How to Become a Choice Neighborhood

NLC (National League of Cities)

As HUD’s signature place-based program, Choice Neighborhoods offers significant revitalization potential for communities of all sizes by leading to new mixed-income housing, new neighborhood amenities such as parks and grocery stores, and improved resident outcomes and opportunities.

4 Lessons on How to Transform to Zero-Emission Transport in India

The City Fix

Vehicle ownership per capita has grown five‐fold in India since 2000. As a result, passenger transport activity has more than tripled, and energy demand more than doubled from 2000 to 2020. The transport sector is the third largest greenhouse gas.

Winning corporate clients with great onboarding

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

An often-overlooked aspect of customer experience in corporate banking represents an opportunity for competitive differentiation, greater efficiency, and revenue growth. Insights on Financial Services Wholesale banking

3D-printed homes save time, money, state pilot shows

GCN

A potential solution to Virginia’s housing shortage comes from the nozzle of a 3D printer. Emerging Tech

How the right technology can be key to solving physician burnout

Open Access Government - Technology News

More than half of neurointerventionalists, neurosurgeons, neurologists and radiologists are currently experiencing burnout as a result of provider shortages, covering multiple hospitals simultaneously, and increasing demand for emergency stroke care, and this is only expected to get worse.

Six Approaches to Achieving Meaningful Civic Engagement

NLC (National League of Cities)

Stephen Benjamin served the people of Columbia, SC as mayor for 12 years and has also worked as President of the U.S. Conference of Mayors and the African American Mayors Association.

Student Loan Debt Relief Do’s and Don’ts

Homeroom

PROTECT YOURSELF FROM SCAMS INVOLVING STUDENT LOAN DEBT RELIEF YOU ARE YOUR BEST PROTECTION AGAINST SCAMMERS DON’T pay anyone who contacts you with promises of debt relief or loan forgiveness. YOU DO NOT NEED TO PAY ANYONE TO OBTAIN DEBT RELIEF.

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NIO unlocks its potential through standout user operations

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

McKinsey sits with NIO’s president to discuss the logic behind its approach, its input–output economics, and the implications for the industry. Automotive & Assembly Insights Automotive

State integrates 911 communications, data to improve emergency response

GCN

California is combining the data and notification capabilities of Rave Mobile Safety and RapidDeploy, allowing agencies to publish real-time incident data from their computer-aided dispatch systems to responders. Public Safety

Identity sprawl is rapidly growing, how do we address it?

Open Access Government - Technology News

Identity sprawl is rapidly growing, yet 67% of organisations don’t know how to address it, says Field Chief Technology Officer Wade Ellery.

The top qualities of a good grant writer

Professional Grant Writer

Much of this blog is dedicated to the qualities of a competitive grant application. And while applicant organizations bear a lot of responsibility. The post The top qualities of a good grant writer appeared first on Professional Grant Writer.

Creating Meaningful Connections in ATL Through Public-Private Partnerships

NLC (National League of Cities)

Connectivity is essential to creating a thriving community – whether through creating connections to equal opportunity or to services that could help save a life.

Portland: Turning the Dial Toward Equity (How Far?)

Human Transit

What does it mean to make a bus network design more equitable or “just”? These terms mean different things to many people, but in this case the core idea is a redistribution of bus service resources, particularly toward people with lower incomes also toward historically excluded racial groups.

How one fire department’s ‘crawl, walk, run’ mantra guides its drone use

GCN

Phoenix is slowly growing its drone program, which currently supports incident commanders managing fire-fighting resources. Public Safety

Maximising operational efficiency with the new Gemini™ Scanner

Open Access Government - Technology News

OPEX® unveils its new Gemini Scanner with Right-Speed scanning technology. OPEX® Corporation, a global leader in Next Generation Automation for almost 50 years, has introduced innovative, leading-edge technology to its suite of Document and Mail Automation solutions.

New Algorithm Insight Means Your Library’s Facebook and Instagram Posts Will Need To Change but… It’s Not Necessarily a Bad Thing!

Super Library Marketing

The Library Marketing???????? Show, Episode 160. In this episode, I have three whopper social media headlines to share. First, there is new insight into the Facebook and Instagram algorithm. What does this mean for your library? We’ll talk it through.

How EdTechs use AWS to connect and engage the learning community

AWS Public Sector Blog

Social connection is integral to the learning experience. Research shows that family and community involvement in schools is closely related to positive outcomes for students. Collaborative learning experiences help learners work through misunderstandings and absorb content more effectively.

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Winners take all in global apparel, fashion, and luxury

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Luxury and sportswear have delivered consistently high returns through turbulent years. But outliers from other categories offer insights into outperformance in a volatile global apparel market. Retail Insights Luxury goods

Deep data inspection: The overlooked element in government data security

GCN

Because encryption can make data quality problems harder to detect and isolate, good quality, properly formatted, exploit-free data is essential. Cybersecurity