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Why Ongoing Partnerships with Local Organizations Matter

Why Ongoing Partnerships with Local Organizations Matter

On December 19, NxtGov organized a volunteer event at the Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services (SFBFS) clothing donation center. This was our third recurring event at the clothing donation center since we committed to an ongoing partnership of volunteering every other month.   I feel so fortunate to be able to give back to …

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Give Back + Learn with NxtGov

Give Back + Learn with NxtGov

  Welcome our newly elected Executive Team! Our newly elected NxtGov Executive Team is already hitting the ground running to take NxtGov to the next level! Learn more about our election results. Danielle Metzinger (Deputy Director), Carlos Aguilera (External Communications and Digital), Sharzad Najarzadeh (Member Liaison), Craig Castleton (Ambassador Program Director). Bottom row, left to right: Tonia Burgess (Director of Professional Development), Seth Yund (Director of Recruitment), Meagan …

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November 2018

November 2018

  Happy November!  Mid-Term Elections, NxtGov Executive Team Elections, Video Series, NxtGov Training Improvements, Mock Climate Negotiations, Thanksgiving and more… Opportunities to Get Involved Vote for your NxtGov Executive Team Candidates now! And RSVP for this Friday’s Election Event today! When: Friday, November 9th, 5:00 – 7:00 PM Where: Sacramento City Hall NxtGov is hosting elections for …

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Vote: A Message and an Invitation

Vote: A Message and an Invitation

*updated 11/8/18 We are a nonpartisan organization, but we recognize the opportunity of engaging in the process of electing leaders that reflect our values. Election Day brought a significant increase in civic engagement in most of the country. NxtGov is hosting our Election Event this Friday November 9th. This smaller, but significant election represents our …

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NxtGov Ballot, RSVP For Election Event, Updates

NxtGov Ballot, RSVP For Election Event, Updates

    RSVP For Election Event and/or Vote Now! We are hosting an in person election event with special guests and light appetizers. All of our partners, sponsors, and members are invited. Friday November 9th 5:00-7:00pm Sacramento City Hall Agenda 5:00 Check-in and Mingle with appetizers 5:30 Welcome- Angelica Quirarte, Founder & Exec. Director of NxtGov …

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October Opportunities

October Opportunities

    View this email in your browser BoOctober – WHAAt an Exciting Month We Have Ahead! Opportunities to Get Involved Meet the Candidates!   NxtGov is hosting elections for our Executive Team roles and we encourage you to take a moment to meet our candidates! Subscribed NxtGov members will have the chance to vote …

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September Opportunities and Updates

September Opportunities and Updates

Opportunities to Get Involved NxtGov is on Slack! NxtGov is now on Slack! Follow these simple steps to join our workspace and stay on top of all upcoming events: Request to join our workspace Once you’ve filled out your profile information and joined NxtGov’s workspace, introduce yourself in the General channel Now that you are a part NxtGov’s …

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Government needs to close racial pay gaps in its workforce

Government needs to close racial pay gaps in its workforce

14%. That’s the estimated racial/ethnic pay gap between employees of color and White employees across California’s civil service workforce, a new report finds. While that may seem like a relatively small difference, that 14% pay gap can add up to a salary or wage disparity of approximately $10,000 each year. The problem becomes only worse …

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August Opportunities

August Opportunities

July Successes and August Opportunities from NxtGov! Our thoughts are with all those impacted by the devastating wildfires in California. Please visit the Statewide Wildfire Recovery Resources website at wildfirerecovery.org for information and assistance. Opportunities to Get Involved When: Thursday, August 30, 5:00 – 7:30 PM Where: Bottle and Barlow Our last happy hour brought new faces and fresh …

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How Can Government Embrace Innovation Without Fear?

How Can Government Embrace Innovation Without Fear?

Government is risk-averse, and for good reason; but when risk-aversion paralyzes and disables progress and evolution, it’s time for government employees to seek out other options to design and deliver public services. Amidst the layers of bureaucracy, government employees often struggle to see how their work makes an impact. How can employees make the change …

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