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Honoring National Day of Racial Healing — Episode 127

Open Space Radio: Parks and Recreation Trends

Launched in 2017, this day originated as part of the WK Kellogg Foundation’s national Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation efforts. Today, January 17, is National Day of Racial Healing - a call to action for racial healing for all people.

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The Clever yet Simple Trick One Library Marketer Uses To Remind Her Community of All Her Library Offers Every Day of the Year!

Super Library Marketing

My official title is Marketing & Events Coordinator, but I am also the branch manager for our Germantown Hills branch. I oversee all adult programming at our branches, and I coordinate with our Youth Services Librarian/Assistant Director on teen programming. Many staff members do double- or sometimes triple-duty.” “My

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10 ways that governments incentivize cloud use to accelerate digital transformation

AWS Public Sector Blog

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) invested in the development of Prozorro, which is estimated to have saved Ukraine’s government $6 billion since 2017. Digital government awards build culture and community and motivate people to try new things. Digital strategies linked to government priorities tend to succeed.

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A brief critique of UK emergency arrangements in the light of the Covid-19 crisis

Disaster Planning and Emergency Management

In 2017, the responses to the Manchester Arena bombings and the Grenfell Tower fire were substantially criticised. In the case of coronavirus, the medical profession has taken control of the agenda, yet most of the failings--and there are many--refer to civil protection issues: communications, logistics, coordination.

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Another lost opportunity in parks planning: Joint Management Plan for Cromwell Valley Park; Lock Raven Reservoir; and the Northern Central Trail in Baltimore County

Rebuilding Place in Urban Space

During the planning process, there was a lot of tension around LRR over mountain biking, because it could get dirt into the water (" Loch'd Out: Loch Raven Reservoir MTB Riding ," BIKE Magazine , 2017, " Deal will expand mountain biking at Loch Raven Reservoir ," Baltimore Sun , 2017) which has been a problem dating to the late 1990s.

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Google Public Sector announces Board of Directors

Google Public Sector

He most recently served as the 11th Commander of United States Special Operations Command, where he led the coordinated efforts of the special operations forces across all military branches. Dr. Heather Wilson From 2017 to 2019, Dr. Heather Wilson served as Secretary of the U.S. AmeriCares, and others.

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Planning for heat/climate change | Public health

Rebuilding Place in Urban Space

Las Vegas Boulevard, May 25th, 2017. Phoenix was one of the first cities to appoint a "heat officer," to coordinate municipal action and response on the issues (" Climate change is already here in many US communities | "Heat Officers" versus Climate Change Officers "). Photo: Richard Brian, Las Vegas Review-Journal.