Publications

Partnership for Public Service applauds re-introduction of Inspire to Serve Act

May 5, 2021

Publication Type: News Release

WASHINGTON – The nonpartisan, nonprofit  Partnership for Public Service  released the following statement from President and CEO Max Stier on the re-introduction of the Inspire to Serve Act, H.R. 3000.  “Employers of choice cannot spend decades without modernizing their personnel systems, but that’s exactly what has been done by our federal government. The Inspire to Serve Act sets forth bold actions that will help the federal government recruit and hire highly skilled, capable civil servants needed to meet the increasingly...

President Joe Biden, Axios, Partnership for Public Service and more to honor 2021 Service to America Medal finalists in a special virtual event today

May 5, 2021

Publication Type: News Release

WASHINGTON – The nonpartisan, nonprofit Partnership for Public Service and Axios will host a virtual event today at 12:30 p.m. featuring President Joe Biden and Tony-nominated actress Adrienne Warren to honor the 2021 finalists for the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals, or the Sammies.  The Sammies, affectionately referred to as the “Oscars” of government service, are the premier awards...

Partnership for Public Service announces 2021 Service to America Medals finalists

May 2, 2021

Publication Type: News Release

The 2021 “Oscars” of government service will honor the heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic response and other outstandingpublic servants. WASHINGTON – The nonpartisan, nonprofit Partnership for Public Service today announced the 2021 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals (Sammies) finalists, a group of 29 exceptional federal employees who have helped make the nation healthier, safer and more prosperous. “For each of the unprecedented challenges we have faced in the last year, dedicated public servants have worked behind the scenes to move our country forward, heal our nation and strengthen our democracy,” said Max Stier, president and CEO...

Partnership for Public Service statement on 2020 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey results

April 26, 2021

Publication Type: News Release

WASHINGTON – The nonpartisan, nonprofit Partnership for Public Service released the following statement from President and CEO Max Stier regarding the results of the Office of Personnel Management’s 2020 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, an important tool for leaders to better understand how federal employees view their jobs and work experiences.   “The 2020 survey shows that federal employees were...

Partnership for Public Service urges the Biden-Harris administration to prioritize initiatives to revitalize our federal government

January 20, 2021

Publication Type: News Release

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden’s promise to restore faith in our democracy and tackle the multiple crises facing the nation will require rebuilding the federal government that has been weakened and disparaged, according to the nonpartisan, nonprofit Partnership for Public Service.  “President Joe Biden begins his term at a time of deep partisan divisions and just two...

Partnership for Public Service and Leading Civil Society Groups Launch CapitolStrong to Support the U.S. Congress and its Public Servants

January 15, 2021

Publication Type: News Release

WASHINGTON – The nonpartisan, nonprofit Partnership for Public Service joined leading civil society groups today to launch CapitolStrong (CapitolStrong.org), an initiative to support and recognize the congressional and service staff working in the U.S. Capitol, and to create a space to repair and rebuild trust in our democratic institutions following the violent attack that transpired on Jan....

PARTNERSHIP FOR PUBLIC SERVICE WELCOMES JAMES-CHRISTIAN BLOCKWOOD AS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

December 8, 2020

Publication Type: News Release

WASHINGTON – The nonpartisan, nonprofit Partnership for Public Service announced today that James-Christian Blockwood has joined the organization as executive vice president. In this role, Blockwood will be responsible for implementing the overall strategy of the organization as well as overseeing its programs dedicated to improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the federal government.   “James-Christian Blockwood brings to the Partnership for...

READY TO SERVE HELPS ASPIRING POLITICAL APPOINTEES SEEKING POSITIONS IN THE BIDEN-HARRIS ADMINISTRATION

December 1, 2020

Publication Type: News Release

Ready to Serve is a streamlined resource created by the Partnership for Public Service to help prospective political appointees navigate the complex application, nomination and confirmation processes. WASHINGTON – Job-seekers hoping to secure one of the approximately 4,000 politically appointed positions in the Biden-Harris administration can get help through a new set of resources created by...

PARTNERSHIP FOR PUBLIC SERVICE RELEASES PRELIMINARY FEDERAL EXECUTIVE SURVEY DATA, ANNOUNCES NEW INITIATIVE TO RENEW THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

October 14, 2020

Publication Type: News Release

Early survey results show concerns among federal executives about a range of federal management issues; the Partnership for Public Service rolls out “Roadmap for Renewing Our Federal Government”  WASHINGTON – The federal government is failing to recruit, hire and retain employees with the skills needed to meet our nation’s urgent and complex challenges, according to the preliminary findings of a new survey of federal...

PARTNERSHIP FOR PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCES DR. VIKRAM KRISHNASASAMY AS A 2020 SERVICE TO AMERICA MEDAL WINNER

October 5, 2020

Publication Type: News Release

Dr. Vikram Krishnasamy, medical officer at the Centers for Disease Control   and Prevention, awarded the Emerging Leaders Medal.  WASHINGTON – The nonprofit, nonpartisan Partnership for Public Service announced today that Dr. Vikram Krishnasamy, a medical officer at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has won the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal®  in the Emerging Leaders category.   Since 2002, the Service to America...