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Meet 2022 People’s Choice Award winner Josh Josa from USAID

The Partnership for Public Service announced on July 19 that Josh Josa of the U.S. Agency for International Development is the winner of the 2022 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals® “Sammies” People’s Choice Award. The Partnership’s Jordan LaPier interviewed Josa, an inclusive education specialist, and discussed how he has leveraged U.S. resources and influence to...

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Engaging employees at federal agencies

New research by the Partnership for Public Service and BCG shows that many federal agencies are struggling to improve employee engagement, with leaders and the workforce facing an array of challenges that include transitioning to new ways of working due the fallout from COVID-19 pandemic.

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‘Tis the season to honor those who serve the country with distinction

FEDERAL NEWS NETWORK — It’s that time of year once again, the season to honor those who serve the country with distinction. The Partnership for Public Service has announced finalists in the Service to America Medals, or Sammies, program. This year there’s a special category for COVID-19 response. For more, the president and CEO of...

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Service to America Medals honor extraordinary federal employees

GOVERNMENT MATTERS — The Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals, or Sammies, have been dubbed the “Oscars of government service.” The Partnership for Public Service gives out the awards annually to extraordinary federal employees who have made the country better, safer and stronger.

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Biden and ‘Sammies’ honor feds during Public Service Recognition Week

WASHINGTON POST — With Russia’s horrific invasion of Ukraine raging, covid-19 deaths nearing one million in the U.S. and toxic political divisions surging, it’s time for some good news. The good news is the appreciation being shown to public servants, including 2 million federal employees, who are being honored separately with Presidential Rank Awards and...

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