Public servants – like all Americans -- are deeply affected by the spread of COVID-19, and also concerned about intensifying political and policy controversies as the election campaign heats up, the stock market collapses, and the country faces severe challenges to governance.
Dr. Michael Schneider, RFG Fellows' Career Adviser and director of the Maxwell School of Syracuse University's Washington Public Diplomacy Program, has compiled an excellent overview with links to the most important articles on the implications of the pandemic for our fellows and alumni.
Due to the escalation of the coronavirus crisis and in the interest in safety for our fellowship community, grantees, partners and beyond, RFG has suspended all in-person programming until further notice.
On February 26, 2020, the National Academy of Public Administration hosted a roundtable centered on the Grand Challenge, "Connecting Individuals to Meaningful Work." The participants discussed how government and civil society must adapt to suit the future of work, and the demands of the workforce
The State Department is receiving a lot of attention these days.
Nominations are now open for the 2020 Government Executive Government Hall of Fame awards.