Nigel Jacob, Urban Technologist-in-Residence at Living Cities and convener of its City Accelerator initiative, speaks at Lipscomb University's Collaboration 101 conference about leading examples of urban innovation that relied on collaboration and the emerging practice of collective impact to improve the lives of low-income residents.
Jacob is scheduled to speak at 1:50 Eastern/ 12:50 Central/ 10:50 Pacific on Tuesday, October 21.
At 1:50 p.m., former POY and leader of the City Accelerator initiative Nigel Jacob will discuss urban innovations to help the poor.
Barrett and Greene have done original research and writing in fields pertaining to state and local government and are columnists and correspondents for Governing Magazine where they founded the Government Performance Project. They are consultants to the Pew Charitable Trusts government performance unit, senior advisers to the Fels Institute at the University of Pennsylvania and contractors to Bloomberg's government work.
They have helped found, and serve on the boards, of two organizations: GovPerformance and the State Government Workforce Project. They have also served in an advisory capacity to many organizations including the National League of Cities, the Urban Institute, the Governmental Accounting Standards Board; the Association of Government Accountants, the Council of State Governments, the Center for a Better South and others.
Thanks to recent revenue increases, some states are unfreezing public workers’ pay for the first time since before the recession. But looking at pay levels rather than total compensation hides a great deal of the story.
Although not every city and state is eager to form inspector general offices -- New York City leaders, for example, are currently debating the benefits of one for the police department -- the trend toward more of them has been steady.