Posts Tagged: govgirl

Prepare A Zombie Survival Kit

Ever since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched their creative “zombie apocalypse” campaign last year, Americans have been even more exposed to the recommendation of making a survival kit for any disaster. I explore my own “go bag” in this video to see if I have all of the recommended suppliesby theRead… Read more »

A Politician’s Guide to Social Media

With campaign season in full swing, this video is for public officials and political office candidates. In “A Politician’s Guide to Social Media”, Kristy shares several tips on using social media in the political space. She mentions former Rep. Andrew Weiner, Troy Mayor Janice Daniels, Newark Mayor Cory Booker, Politwoops and more. Get your ownRead… Read more »

Government Innovation YouTube Channels

This video highlights some favorite YouTube channels focused on government innovation. “GovGirl” Kristy from covers Gov2 TV hosted by Walter Schwabe, GovFreshTV by Luke Fretwell, AshInstitute by the Harvard Kennedy School and the GovInnovator channel by Andy Feldman. Videos posted on these channels are helpful for both government employees and citizens! Watch Kristy’s video:Read… Read more »

Who’d be on your Open Government team?

Like Samuel L. Jackson, I’m putting together an elite team of superheroes… an OpenGov team! This will be an internal team at the City of Reno, made up of existing staff. The team’s mission would be to identify and implement opportunities to share data & information, as well as develop policies and procedures related toRead… Read more »

Hosting a City Hackathon

I’m documenting the process leading up to the City of Reno’s first civic hackathon – maybe it will be useful for other cities. The Hack4Reno civic hackathon event will be held in downtown Reno on Oct. 15-16. Learn more at Get your own valid XHTML YouTube embed code Got any questions about hosting aRead… Read more »