Governance

How To Ensure Your Construction Project Is Safe for the Community

Adhere to relevant safety regulations and laws to protect workers, visitors, and the surrounding community and minimize legal liabilities.  Include safety in project planning by performing thorough risk assessments and developing a comprehensive health and safety plan.  Train all personnel on tools, equipment, laws, and regulations to ensure their safety and the safety of those

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Keeping the Community Roads Safe

• Keeping the community roads safe is a shared responsibility among everyone who uses them. • Practicing defensive driving, driving sober, properly maintaining vehicles, and respecting other drivers are key to road safety.  • Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is extremely dangerous and should always be avoided.  • Pedestrians should follow guidelines

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How Can Your NGO Increase Awareness?

• Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) need to be more aware of the importance of creating knowledge and understanding of their mission. • Raising public support for NGOs is essential, as it encourages people to donate money or volunteer their time. • Three strategies that can help raise awareness include social media outreach, content marketing, and advertising.

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The Growing Elderly Problem and How to Address It in Our Communities

• The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that people over 65 make up 16% of the total U.S. population, and this number is projected to increase to 21% by 2040. • As the elderly population increases, so does the cost of caring for them, leading to potential tax increases or cuts in other areas. • Many

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Boosting Community Growth: 5 Infrastructure Projects to Consider

Many infrastructure projects can help a community prosper. Some involve repairing or building roads, bridges, and other transport links. Others focus on creating or improving public facilities like schools, hospitals, and parks. Still, others aim to boost the local economy by encouraging investment and job growth. Whatever the project, it’s vital that it meets the

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Why Good Governance Is Essential for a Strong Community

Good governance is essential for the success of any community. When good governance is in place, communities can thrive and grow. However, communities can easily fall into chaos when good governance is absent. Therefore, local governments need to manifest good governance all the time. From good governance comes effective decision-making, which is critical for the

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Attracting the Younger Talent Pool for Your Government Agency

The federal and local government workforce is aging fast. Working for the government has a lot of benefits, which can often include job and income stability, varying insurance policies, and fixed working hours, to name a few. But these aren’t enough to attract the attention of the younger generations. That’s because the young professionals view

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family at home

The Benefits of Owning a Home Your Kids Will Thank You For

Your home is your family’s refuge after a tiring day. Here, you can spend some valuable time on your own and enjoy your peace. More importantly, you get to bond with your own family. Home is also a place where your family learns from one another, and having a safe and supportive space allows your

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How the Government Is a Primary Actor in Food Security

Food contributes mainly to a country’s development and progress. From a young age, everyone has learned that food is one of the most basic necessities that a human being has to have. However, food security has been a crucial problem in different parts of the world. Many countries face a food crisis that negatively affects

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How To Ensure Your Construction Project Is Safe for the Community

Adhere to relevant safety regulations and laws to protect workers, visitors, and the surrounding community and minimize legal liabilities.  Include safety in project planning by performing thorough risk assessments and developing a comprehensive health and safety plan.  Train all personnel on tools, equipment, laws, and regulations to ensure their safety and the safety of those

Read More
Two young kids cross the pedestrian lane while a car stops

Keeping the Community Roads Safe

• Keeping the community roads safe is a shared responsibility among everyone who uses them. • Practicing defensive driving, driving sober, properly maintaining vehicles, and respecting other drivers are key to road safety.  • Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is extremely dangerous and should always be avoided.  • Pedestrians should follow guidelines

Read More
NGO group huddle

How Can Your NGO Increase Awareness?

• Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) need to be more aware of the importance of creating knowledge and understanding of their mission. • Raising public support for NGOs is essential, as it encourages people to donate money or volunteer their time. • Three strategies that can help raise awareness include social media outreach, content marketing, and advertising.

Read More
Senior couple biking

The Growing Elderly Problem and How to Address It in Our Communities

• The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that people over 65 make up 16% of the total U.S. population, and this number is projected to increase to 21% by 2040. • As the elderly population increases, so does the cost of caring for them, leading to potential tax increases or cuts in other areas. • Many

Read More
community

Boosting Community Growth: 5 Infrastructure Projects to Consider

Many infrastructure projects can help a community prosper. Some involve repairing or building roads, bridges, and other transport links. Others focus on creating or improving public facilities like schools, hospitals, and parks. Still, others aim to boost the local economy by encouraging investment and job growth. Whatever the project, it’s vital that it meets the

Read More
group of diverse people standing side by side

Why Good Governance Is Essential for a Strong Community

Good governance is essential for the success of any community. When good governance is in place, communities can thrive and grow. However, communities can easily fall into chaos when good governance is absent. Therefore, local governments need to manifest good governance all the time. From good governance comes effective decision-making, which is critical for the

Read More
hiring

Attracting the Younger Talent Pool for Your Government Agency

The federal and local government workforce is aging fast. Working for the government has a lot of benefits, which can often include job and income stability, varying insurance policies, and fixed working hours, to name a few. But these aren’t enough to attract the attention of the younger generations. That’s because the young professionals view

Read More
family at home

The Benefits of Owning a Home Your Kids Will Thank You For

Your home is your family’s refuge after a tiring day. Here, you can spend some valuable time on your own and enjoy your peace. More importantly, you get to bond with your own family. Home is also a place where your family learns from one another, and having a safe and supportive space allows your

Read More
flags

How the Government Is a Primary Actor in Food Security

Food contributes mainly to a country’s development and progress. From a young age, everyone has learned that food is one of the most basic necessities that a human being has to have. However, food security has been a crucial problem in different parts of the world. Many countries face a food crisis that negatively affects

Read More
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