In this episode, Voices of the Community features the voices of the cofounder of CivicMakers Judi Brown, Assistant Director of Human Resources at the City of San Jose Kelli Parmley, and former Director of Digital Services and Open Government for the City of San Rafael, Rebecca Woodbury.
We focus on the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic and economic meltdown have and are continuing to have on our local governments. Judi Brown and her team at CivicMakers to help us put together and co-host a panel discussion with local government thought leaders to share with us how they are responding to the economic and health crisis along with their experience’s insights and recommendations.
“I think there are also these relationships, these collaborations, what they really show is that government can’t do these things alone. It’s really a cross-sector approach that I think is coming out of this, that in order to solve these really big problems, we need businesses, government, non-profits, philanthropy, education, and healthcare. We need all the sectors coming together and collaborating on this.”
— Rebecca Woodbury