Building the Movement

in a panel moderated by PSLDI Senior Adviser & Consultant Sarah Lewis, partner organizations of PSLDI’s Regional Network discuss the issues and realities of trying to diversity the public sector in Miami, Chicago and Los Angeles.

Oct. 18 – Partner organizations of PSLDI’s Regional Network discuss the issues and realities of trying to diversity the public sector in Miami, Chicago and Los Angeles.

Panelists included Juanita Irizarry (Senior Program Officer, Human Services and Community Development, The Chicago Community Trust), Nancy Jones (Vice President for Public Affairs and Communications, The Miami Foundation) and Brian K. Williams (Executive Director, Southern California Leadership Network).

  1. NUFlead
    Sarah Lewis provides an overview of the effort at increasing public sector diversity in a number of different angles. #LeadershipNUF
    Thu, Oct 18 2012 10:48:19
  2. ElBwriting
    Juanita Irizarry of @ChiTrust: challenge in Chicago is building on the strengths of cross cultural collaboration #LeadershipNUF
    Thu, Oct 18 2012 10:55:01
  3. ElBwriting
    @nancyjones: Among Miami’s challenge/strength: 50% of ppl live in the city < than 10 yrs. 68% speak other language @ home #LeadershipNUF
    Thu, Oct 18 2012 11:01:55
  4. NUFlead
    @MiamiFoundation #ourMiami effort helping to increase civic engagement #LeadershipNUF
    Thu, Oct 18 2012 11:03:18
  5. ElBwriting
    @Bkwesq06 of @SCLN: in some circles, people still define #diversity as Black vs. White, even in LA #LeadershipNUF
    Thu, Oct 18 2012 11:21:52
  6. ElBwriting
    @Bkwesq06 Local politics seeing a demographic shift — aging veterans don’t want to be pushed out by eager younger folks #LeadershipNUF
    Thu, Oct 18 2012 11:23:55
  7. ElBwriting
    on a lighter note: Miami vs. L.A. basketball bragging rights on display at #LeadershipNUF @nancyjones, @Bkwesq06
    Thu, Oct 18 2012 11:19:28
  8. sarahslewis
    “@nancyjones: Program to advocacy. Mission of #leadershipnuf” Thanks @nancyjones for your insights about the Miami PSLDI at today’s summit!
    Thu, Oct 18 2012 12:23:30
  9. sarahslewis
    Loved moderating regional leadership & talent network panels @NUFlead 2012 summit. So inspired by our brilliant partners #LeadershipNUF
    Thu, Oct 18 2012 12:39:05