Michael Stevens started the topic NextGen+ Los Angeles Panel: How Diversity Improves Government in the forum Young Government Leaders LA 7 years, 2 months ago
NextGen+ Los Angeles will be taking place April 22, 2013, at The California Endowment in downtown Los Angeles. GovLoop and the Los Angeles Chapter of Young Government Leaders have brought together three leaders from diverse government organizations for a 30-minute panel during NextGen+ LA to discuss How Diversity Improves Government. What better place than Los Angeles to talk about diversity!
Semee Park, Asian Pacific American Legislative Staff (APALS) & The City of Los Angeles CD12 office.
Edward Wilson, National Board of Directors, Blacks in Government (BIG) & Retired USAF.
Kim Foster, Western Region Manager, Federally Employed Women (FEW) & U.S. Navy NSWC.
Patrick Ibarra, former City Manager & Co-Founder, Mejorando Group
We are looking for YGL members and the GovLoop community to shape our discussion during the panel. Let us know your thoughts on diversity in government:
- Why is diversity important in government?
- Is government doing enough to promote diversity in its ranks? In leadership ranks?
- What are ways diversity improves government and the services offered?
- What are ways to promote diversity in government?
Here are some recent articles to get your wheels turning:
SES includes more women, minorities than ever before via @FedNewsRadio http://tw.gs/P2xbgz
African Americans in Government: EEOC Highlights Obstacles via @FedSmith http://shar.es/dZsXK
Ask EIG: How Do You Create a Culture That Values Diversity? via @GovExec http://bit.ly/14OD1fz
Thanks! Looking forward to the discussion and the panel at NextGen+ Los Angeles!
NextGen+ LA is an extension of the OPM approved Next Generation of Government Training Summit that takes place every July in Washington, DC. The half-day is jam packed with information focused on educating, inspiring and training emerging government leaders to further enhance their day-to-day career and the betterment of government overall. See the agenda and register here: http://www.nextgenla.eventbrite.com
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