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Cara Robinson's Personal Meeting Room - Speaker view
Rick Morse
49:56
https://raleighnc.gov/departments
Rafael Baptista
50:33
https://www.buncombecounty.org/common/admin/charts/county-organizational.pdf chart that shows all the departments in Buncombe County
Rick Morse
57:51
I'm going to give a shameless plug for my (free) book on local government in N.C. It provides a nice overview of how local governments are organized, different functions they service, etc. https://localgovernment.pressbooks.com/
Rafael Baptista
01:05:02
Fun trivia fact, my wife and I did our baby gender reveal at Dix Park
Cara Robinson
01:12:54
Feel free to ask questions here!
Kelawni Hansquine
01:21:02
This is a question generally aimed to Rafael. I was wondering, when you're working on projects, how much of it is dealing with finances. Would you say it's one of the primary things being discussed during project development, or are you more so focused on how the programs will work?
Anna Naples
01:23:11
What is your interaction with politics/politicians on a daily basis? Is it difficult to maintain political neutrality while your work is so closely tied to politics/politicians?
Kelawni Hansquine
01:23:24
Thank you that was very helpful!
Rafael Baptista
01:23:38
You are very welcome!
Shivani Patel
01:28:28
Do students in the program get to work with local government through classes?
Anna Naples
01:29:24
That’s all really insightful! Thank you!
Reiley Baker (she/her)
01:30:11
Thank you!!
Devin Browning
01:30:16
thank you so much!
Julius Brittman
01:30:17
THANK YOU
Roderick Lewis
01:30:25
Great discussion!
Rick Morse
01:30:55
Shivani, short answer is yes, absolutely
Shivani Patel
01:31:14
Thank you!
Rafael Baptista
01:31:18
I worked with multiple local governments while in the MPA program both through class projects and as an intern
Rafael Baptista
01:31:27
as well as the state government
Shivani Patel
01:31:52
Good to hear, thank you!