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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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July: Sun, Professional Development, and More!

July: Sun, Professional Development, and More!

Summer is here! And we are excited to share what’s new. ​ Have a fun and safe holiday!   Opportunities to Get Involved   Innovation Playbook for Government Change Agents Apply by July 20! Scholarship Available Cal-IPGCA Cohort 2018 is seeking state government employees who see themselves as Leaders, Innovators and Change Agents…is this you? …

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June Opportunities

June Opportunities

​It’s June! And we are excited to share what’s new. ​ Same great content, new look! Heads up! We have decided to give our newsletter a new look. We’ve separated content by the program area it relates to (e.g., check out Project Birthday Party under Community Engagement) and in other Opportunities to Get Involved. Thanks …

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May Opportunities

May Opportunities

It’s May! And we are excited to share what’s new. ​ Happy Public Service Recognition Week   NxtGov is happy to support Public Service Recognition Week May 7th – 11th! Being a public servant is no small task. One of the main reasons why NxtGov exists is to bring pride into public service! There is …

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April Opportunities

April Opportunities

   Get Involved Volunteer with us! April Community Engagement with the Food Literacy CenterWhere: Leataata Floyd Elementary School, 401 McClatchy Way, Sacramento, CA 95818 When: Saturday April 21, 12-2pm RSVP/Questions: meagantokunaga@gmail.comThe Food Literacy Center’s mission is to inspire kids to eat their vegetables. They teach low-income elementary children cooking and nutrition to improve our health, environment, and economy. …

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March Opportunities

March Opportunities

We’ve got some exciting opportunities for you. Check out the latest ways to get involved, share your perspective, and learn more about what we’ve been up to. Get Involved Inspire students into a career in public service! When:  Tuesday, March 27 from 12:30 – 1:30 PM Where: 1130 K Street LL22, SacramentoJoin NxtGov as we …

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