Mayor Andre Dickens announced the appointment of Marcus Walker as Director of the Office of Violence Reduction. The Mayor’s Office of Violence Reduction (MOVR) serves as the City’s staff resource for violence reduction and community-based intervention and coordinates a comprehensive effort to reduce violence—especially with guns. As Director, Walker will ensure MOVR expands the Mayor’s … Continued
By Molly Bolan. Originally published in Route Fifty.
By Seth Bodine. Originally published in Fort Worth Report.
By Wesley Myrick. Originally published in Canopy Forum.
By Ashley Silver. Originally published in Government Technology.
Story originally published in Government Technology. In 2020 and 2021, dire effects from the COVID-19 pandemic completely shifted accessibility pathways to train individuals and families in person for high-demand industries. As most companies turned to remote or hybrid work, members of Employ Milwaukee, Milwaukee County’s workforce development board, knew they would have to reshape their approach … Continued
Story originally published in Government Technology. Officials in Birmingham, Ala., are utilizing a new awareness campaign to break down accessibility barriers to a utility that could impact residents’ ability to land jobs, find educational opportunities and enroll in health care. The CONNECT99 campaign, launched last November, was created by the Birmingham mayor’s office to help direct residents … Continued
By Jonathan Shorman. Originally published in The Kansas City Star.
Story originally published in NOLA Newswire. NEW ORLEANS — The City of New Orleans today announced the arrival of 10 new Chevrolet Bolts that will be dispersed to various City departments. These electric vehicles (EVs) were purchased at a cost of $315,737 – approximately $220,000 was allocated from the General Fund and the remaining $95,000 was allocated from the French Quarter Improvement Fund (FQIF). The three … Continued