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New Report Finds Stark Inequality in Government Hiring
New data reveals that qualified Black females are 58% less likely to be hired for a government job than white males.
Volcker Alliance Releases Truth and Integrity in State Budgeting Report
Fourth annual report details strengths and weaknesses of all fifty states’ budgeting practices from fiscal 2015 through 2019.
How Biden Can Restore the Economy and Much More: The Case for National Service
Commentary: Jonathan Koppell
A large-scale national service initiative can put millions of Americans to work now and set in motion the process of repairing our country’s civic fabric.
Penn IUR and the Volcker Alliance to Host a Panel Discussion on Leadership Challenges in the Age of COVID-19
State and local leaders will discuss strategies for effective governance amid the rollout of vaccines and pending economic recovery measures.
Book Reviews Offer Praise and Reflections on “Public Service and Good Governance for the Twenty-First Century”
Two recent reviews of the book, assembled by the Volcker Alliance, were published in leading journals of public affairs and administration.
State and Local Leadership Challenges in the Age of COVID-19
News: Event Coverage
State and local leaders addressed the challenges presented by the pandemic and offered strategies for effective governance.
Now Hiring: Program Assistant/Associate for the Volcker Alliance
The right person for this role will be a curious, critical thinker who is passionate about public service and making a difference in the world.
Meet the Winners and Finalists of the 2020 Paul A. Volcker Careers in Government Essay Contest
The winners are Jungah Ahn and Evana Said, and the finalists are Doreen Ahumah, Alex Huaylinos, and Deana Yu.
Volcker Alliance and City University of New York Recognize Winners of Second Annual Paul A. Volcker Careers in Government Essay Contest
The winners and finalists aspire to make an impact in the public sector, in fields ranging from architecture to archaeology.