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[Event Recap] Tackling Engagement and Transparency in the Digital Age


Clerks are the backbone of state and local government. Without them, there would be no one to file and manage important records, run transparent elections, or record and file public meetings and agendas. However, when clerks don’t have the tools to do their role effectively, engagement and transparency can fall to the wayside. At the… Read more »

Are You Embracing the Principles of a Modern Digital Government?


[Note: This article about modern digital government is a cross-post from our sister organization GovLoop] As technology continues to modernize, organizations across sectors have leveraged new digital tools to improve interactions with the people they serve. By integrating these tools into everyday interactions on multiple platforms, government has reached unparalleled levels of engagement, allowing public… Read more »

Getting More Shelter Animals Adopted with Modern Digital Government


National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day is April 30. This day honors our furry, four-legged friends by raising awareness for the thousands of pets that are waiting to be adopted from shelters around the country. While there is no shortage of adorable and deserving animals that need homes, according to the American Society for the… Read more »

How the Yellow Ribbon Fund Supports Injured Veterans

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Most of us will never experience the type of trauma that Michael Wilson has. In the aftermath of a 2010 IED incident in Afghanistan, the former U.S. Marine officer was left with a brain injury, cognitive impairments, a speech impediment and emotional and physical scars. He knows firsthand just how important strong community support can… Read more »