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											 NAPA Social Equity Social Equity
Statement from National Academy of Public Administration President and CEO Terry Gerton on Social Equity

June 02, 2020

Statement from National Academy of Public Administration President and CEO Terry Gerton on Social...

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Roundtable on Modernizing and Reinvigorating the Public Service

May 26, 2020

As federal, state, and local governments are increasingly called upon to address complex and interconnected...

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Australia Post Case Study

May 20, 2020

By Patrick Lucas & Janine O’Flynn, Australia and New Zealand School of Government Overview Synopsis...

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The Agile Government Center's First Case: Data Act Implementation: The First Government-wide Agile Project

May 14, 2020

By Academy Fellow G. Edward DeSeve Introduction In November 2019, the National Academy created the...

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Honoring Public Servants in the Midst of a Pandemic

May 04, 2020

By Academy Fellows Dan G. Blair and Janice Lachance Federal, state, local, and tribal governments...

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Why Public Service Matters: Now and Always

May 04, 2020

By Tracy Wareing Evans, President & CEO, American Public Human Services Association and Academy Fellow...

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Agile Government and Agile Governance: We Need Both

May 01, 2020

By Academy Fellow G. Edward DeSeve In this post, we explore two uses of Agile...

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Defining Agile Government

May 01, 2020

By Academy Fellow G. Edward DeSeve Following up on the successes using agile techniques in...

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DATA Act Implementation: The First Government-Wide Agile Project

April 30, 2020

A. Overview: The Synopsis: What is the objective? In 2014, the Digital Accountability and Transparency...

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The Need for Preparedness at All Levels: Initial Observations of the Pandemic Response

April 28, 2020

By Don Bathurst, a NAPA Fellow who served in many emergency management roles in the...

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New Systems of Governance Are Needed to Address Climate Change

April 22, 2020

By Academy Fellow Lynn Scarlett In the age of coronavirus, the United States is facing...

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Roundtable: Steward Natural Resources and Address Climate Change

April 20, 2020

As the nation's industry and population grows, it is critical that the public, nonprofit, and...

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When Everything Is Urgent and Important

April 08, 2020

By Elizabeth Kellar, the Director of Public Policy at ICMA, the former President and CEO...

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Summary Agile Government Principles

April 06, 2020

Published on: April 6, 2020 Last Updated on: November 17, 2021Summary Principles for Agile Government...

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Agile Federalism in Times of Crisis

March 23, 2020

G. Edward DeSeve, Fellow, National Academy of Public Administration and Executive in Residence, Brookings Executive...

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											 NAPA Water Systems Water Systems
Roundtable on Creating Modern Water Systems for Safe and Sustainable Use

March 23, 2020

Climate change, aging infrastructure, and dated governance and management structures have combined to undermine the...

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											 NAPA Social Equity Social Equity
A Social Equity Lens for COVID-19 Action: 10 Key Questions

March 18, 2020

By Phillip J. Cooper, Fellow, National Academy of Public Administration and Douglas and Candace Morgan...

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											 NAPA Meaningful Work Meaningful Work
Roundtable on Connecting Individuals to Meaningful Work

February 26, 2020

How should the MPA curriculum be adapted to meet future workforce needs? David Gragan Nearly...

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											 NAPA Data Security Data Security
Could the Government Help Us Protect Our Data?

February 21, 2020

Alan Shark, fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration and associate professor at George...

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How Government Gets it Right on Privacy

February 13, 2020

The American public rightfully expects government and businesses alike to be responsible stewards of information...

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Virtual Roundtable on Data

February 13, 2020

Should a “Digital Bill of Rights” be adopted? If so, what rights, protections, and obligations...

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Is it time for a national Digital Bill of Rights?

February 13, 2020

The concern for privacy has grown over the years, and today we are bombarded with...

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Ensuring data security and individual privacy

February 13, 2020

Terry Gerton, President & CEO of NAPA, and Jason Briefel, executive director of the Senior...

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