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The Value Of Public Service, Toni Preckwinkle Nov 2015

The Value Of Public Service, Toni Preckwinkle

Public Policy and Administration Lecture Series

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has been a dedicated community leader for over two decades. She has worked with the Cook County Board of Commissioners, elected officials and County employees to implement major reform and reshape County government through fiscal responsibility, innovative leadership, transparency and accountability, and improved services. Since taking office in December 2010, President Preckwinkle has developed a broad policy agenda — focusing on critical public safety reform, working to strengthen the County’s health care system, and increasing the capacity and capability of our economic development efforts. President Preckwinkle will discuss her accomplished career in government, as ...


Swimming Against The Tide? Teaching In An Anti-Teacher Policy Environment, Sarah Hainds Oct 2014

Swimming Against The Tide? Teaching In An Anti-Teacher Policy Environment, Sarah Hainds

Public Policy and Administration Lecture Series

Sarah Hainds is a researcher at the Chicago Teachers Union, where she focuses on equity issues in school planning and funding, fighting against school privatization, advocating for state policies that support strong public schools, and helping the public and politicians understand best practices in educational policy. Ms. Hainds holds a master’s in urban planning and policy from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is a co-author of several CTU reports available at www.ctunet.com


Curriculum Vitae, Judah J. Viola Mar 2012

Curriculum Vitae, Judah J. Viola

Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Getting Started In Evaluation Consulting: Questions To Ask And Answer Along The Way, Judah J. Viola, Nov 2011

Getting Started In Evaluation Consulting: Questions To Ask And Answer Along The Way, Judah J. Viola,

Faculty Publications

This PowerPoint presentation includes a four phase approach to considering the main questions you'll need to ask and answer before taking the leap needed to begin working as an independent evaluation consultant.


How To Help Your Community Recover From Disaster: A Manual For Planning And Action, Judah J. Viola,, Society For Community Research & Action Task Force For Disaster, Community Readiness, And Recovery Apr 2010

How To Help Your Community Recover From Disaster: A Manual For Planning And Action, Judah J. Viola,, Society For Community Research & Action Task Force For Disaster, Community Readiness, And Recovery

Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.