As COVID-19 disrupts every area of our lives, we've developed a resource platform to provide relevant articles from Academy Fellows, resources from all levels of government, and on-the-ground perspectives from communities.
The Academy formed a series of Working Groups of its Fellows to address Grand Challenges in Public Administration. These Groups were charged with producing one or more papers to advise the Administration in 2021 (whether reelected or newly elected) on the key near-time actions that should be taken to begin addressing Grand Challenges.
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Across the nation, America needs resilient communities with the capacity to respond to, withstand, and recover from adverse situations. Such communities are able to bounce back from disruptions while providing a high quality of life for all residents. Resilient communities are able to address natural hazard preparedness, mitigation, and response needs, but, as the term is used here, it refers to the whole panoply of potential and actual stresses facing communities.
The convergence of COVID-19 and the Black Lives Matter movement amplifies centuries of struggle – the ideal of the conceptually embraced value of equality within democracy and the reality of its shortcomings relative to implementation. To achieve equitable outcomes in government policies, from policing to housing to health care to transportation and more, those programs must be free from racism and other forms of discrimination.
By the Election 2020 Academy Working Group including fellows, Costis Toregas, Jane Fountain, Nick Hart, James Hendler, Mark Reger, Priscilla
Effective problem solving usually requires federal, state, and local governments to work successfully together, and often with the private and