Public Service Recognition Week

In honor of Public Service Recognition Week, President Biden thanked the 2021 Service to America Medals finalists for their outstanding contributions to our country. Visit our PSRW page for resources and watch our virtual event on rebuilding democratic institutions.

The Profiles in Public Service podcast

Season two of the Partnership podcast is here! Profiles in Public Service tells the stories of unsung public servants who work behind the scenes to make an impact. Subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.

2021 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals® Finalists Announced

CNN’s “New Day” announced the 2021 Service to America Medals finalists on Sunday, May 2. Learn more about them by visiting our awards homepage and registering for our virtual event with Axios and Tony Award nominee Adrienne Warren.

Political Appointments Tracker

Washington Post Editorial Page Editor Fred Hiatt and Partnership President and CEO Max Stier each wrote recent op-eds on fixing the Senate confirmation process for political appointees. For a closer look at the status of President Biden’s appointments, visit our Political Appointee Tracker.

Transforming Human Resources: A Guide to Delivering the HR Services that Government Needs

Human resources services play a critical, yet often underestimated, role in helping agencies achieve their goals. In this brief, the Partnership and Deloitte examine how human resources services contribute to government’s success.

How one public servant’s strong self-awareness helped create a more nuclear-secure world

For almost three decades, Nicole Nelson-Jean has worked at the Department of Energy to create a more nuclear-secure world. Learn more about how she embodies the core values of our Public Service Leadership Model.

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