All Gold Everything!!
Right Now w/ Carmen Mays (Twitter)
What I’m listening to: “The Definition of…” by Fantasia
What I’m watching: The Olympics!!!
What I’m reading: UN Habitat III Briefs
What I want to know from you: What are the first Olympics that you remember? If the US isn’t in the running, who else do you root for?
Justice Department report: Baltimore police routinely violated civil rights: Baltimore police routinely violated the constitutional rights of residents by conducting unlawful stops and using excessive force, according to the findings of a long-anticipated Justice Department probe to be released Wednesday.
Kennesaw State opens first-of-its-kind housing for homeless students: When fall classes begin later this month, Kennesaw State University will open with a new housing option to help homeless students attending the college.
Atlanta barber shop in spotlight after cutting Michael Phelps’ hair: A downtown Atlanta barbershop is in the international spotlight after swimmer Michael Phelps stopped there for a haircut on his way to the Olympics in Rio. Phelps took a selfie of himself in one of the chairs at Vintage the Barber Shop and posted it on Instagram, where it’s gotten more than 60,000 likes.
Trending on ELGL
- The City Planner Behind Parks and Rec
- ELGL Choice Award for the Top Local Government Vendors
- Updated 8/9: And the Nominees for the ELGL Choice Award Are….
- The Chris Traeger List: Top 100 Local Government Influencers
- 09.16: Jobs, Jobs, Jobs (ELGL Choice Award Remix)
Upcoming ELGL Events
Supper Club: ELGL Supper Club in San Mateo, CA – August 28
Conference & Networking: League of Women in Government Symposium + Networking – September 24
Networking: ELGL & ICMA BBQ Mixer – September 25
Webinar:Local Governments & Local and Regional Food Economies – October 11
Webinar: Future Schedule Technology Efficiency Series – New Webinar Every Month
- Filling the Gender Gap in Portland’s Construction Industry
- Post-DNC, New App Will Keep Serving Philly’s Hungry
- Cleveland Police Aren’t Stowing Their Bikes After the RNC
- The City That Unpoisoned Its Pipes
- Federal agencies are recruiting the next generation (with related video)
- Cincinnati Predictive Analytics Project Takes Aim at Emergency Medical Services
- Justice Department to Streamline Tracking of Police Killings
- Zika Cases Rise in Miami, and Officials Try to Soothe Fears
- Texas Town’s Fortunes Rise And Fall With Pump Jacks And Oil Prices
- ‘Horrible accident’: Woman fatally shot by Florida cop role-playing as ‘bad guy’ during Citizen Police Academy
Local Gov Confidential
- A New Plan for Trees in the ‘City of Trees’
- China’s Straddling Bus Derails Into Controversy
- Supervisor Calls for Halt to Construction in San Francisco’s Mission District
Welp! Time for me to split! Until next time!