Why I am supporting the Partnership with a $1.5 million donation
Craig Newmark, commonly known for founding the online classified ads service Craigslist, writes about his decision to support the Partnership and his commitment to ensuring our government has the resources it needs to tackle today’s challenges.
Tell your representative to protect our merit-based civil service
The president recently signed an executive order that undermines competitive civil service requirements and could replace tens, if not hundreds, of thousands of career civil servants with officials who essentially act as political appointees. Send a letter through the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association to tell Congress to protect our merit-based civil service by opposing this order in their next funding bill.
Honoring Ronnie F. Heyman: Co-Founder of the Partnership for Public Service
In October, the New York Landmarks Conservancy recognized Ronnie F. Heyman, co-founder of the Partnership, at the 2020 Living Landmarks Celebration. In honor of this recognition, we take a closer look at Mrs. Heyman’s work with the Partnership.
Military veterans possess five unique attributes. A former Navy service member breaks them down.
In honor of Veterans Day, we share five attributes that make our nation’s veterans impactful leaders and exceptional public servants. These values make it all but certain that military service members help inspire teamwork, public service and a passion for the greater good in the professional workplace and beyond.
A letter from the Partnership’s chair: Perseverance through adversity
Partnership Chairman Tom A. Bernstein recently spoke to staff at a virtual “brown bag.” He answered questions from the team, including “Why is now a crucial moment for our government and our organization?”
Why do federal employees enter public service?
In May, we sent a survey to federal employees asking them why they are drawn to public service. For many of the federal employees who responded, one motivation stands above the rest: the desire to give back.
The importance of diversity, equity and inclusion in the federal government
The federal government must create a diverse, inclusive and equitable environment to fulfill its unique mission. The Partnership’s diversity statement can help agencies meet this standard.
Dr. Fauci’s thanks to public servants was one of many highlights of this year’s Public Service Recognition Week
Check out some of the ways that the Partnership and federal leaders used social media during Public Service Recognition Week to thank public servants for their dedication and support.
Why I Serve: Federal employees share their proudest accomplishments
This Public Service Recognition Week, we asked federal employees to share their stories of working in government. Read some of their top accomplishments around saving lives, protecting the environment and recruiting the next generation of public servants.
Six ways to show your appreciation for federal employees during Public Service Recognition Week
Although the COVID-19 pandemic limits our ability to show gratitude in person, there are several ways you can celebrate federal employees this Public Service Recognition Week.