1. FLY 2013 VOD

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    FLY Program

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    • Ted Egan: Fixing the Business Tax

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      SPUR’s 33rd annual Good Government Awards, held March 19, 2013, honored City of San Francisco employees and teams who have performed exceptionally, becoming models for other agencies and cities around the country. Ted Egan was a key player in the effort to reform the payroll tax system in San Francisco. His work culminated in Proposition E, the fall 2012 ballot measure that created a tiered gross receipts tax. spur.org/ggawards

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      • Crime Data Warehouse Team: Making SF Safer

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        SPUR’s 33rd annual Good Government Awards, held March 19, 2013, honored City of San Francisco employees and teams who have performed exceptionally, becoming models for other agencies and cities around the country. The Crime Data Warehouse Team — Susan Giffin, Rodrigo Castillo, Alan Honniball and Leo Solomon — was honored for building a web-based searchable database of criminal reports that police officers can access on the ground. This key transition for the SF Police Department resulted in a real-time search engine to help combat crime- and terrorism-related incidents. spur.org/ggawards

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        • Lea Militello: Taming the Streets of San Francisco

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          SPUR’s 33rd annual Good Government Awards, held March 19, 2013, honored City of San Francisco employees and teams who have performed exceptionally, becoming models for other agencies and cities around the country. Lea Militello was honored for her leadership in building a security plan for San Francisco streets, especially during public events. Her accomplishments over the October 2012 “busiest weekend in San Francisco” — when more than 1 million people converged to stress the city’s street infrastructure— exemplify her ingenuity and creativity. spur.org/ggawards

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          • MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults (MFAC)

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            Our program is one of only a few in the country that focuses exclusively on writing for children and young adults and earns you a masters degree in childrens literature in just two years! We offer breadth and depth in all writing categories—picture book, early reader, middle-grade and young-adult fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. You will be immersed in the process and craft of writing and supported by a community of accomplished authors, mentors, and colleagues. And you will graduate prepared to navigate the literary marketplace. http://www.hamline.edu/gls

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            • Jaime Flores-Lovo: Modernizing SF Public Works

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              SPUR’s 33rd annual Good Government Awards, held March 19, 2013, honored City of San Francisco employees and teams who have performed exceptionally, becoming models for other agencies and cities around the country. Jaime Flores-Lovo was honored for his vision and leadership in the development of enterprise-level technology projects for the Department of Public Works. His team’s software applications automated the department’s contracts, saving $17 million. spur.org/ggawards

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              • Michelle Ruggels: Helping San Franciscans Get Health Care Funding

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                SPUR’s 33rd annual Good Government Awards, held March 19, 2013, honored City of San Francisco employees and teams who have performed exceptionally, becoming models for other agencies and cities around the country. Michelle Ruggels was honored for her leadership in overseeing $490 million in annual contracts to 200 community-based organizations that provide community health services to San Franciscans. Her efforts will save the city $550,000 in fiscal year 2014 alone.
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                • July 2012 Hamline MFAC Residency Slideshow

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                  A recap of the just some of the many great moments from the July 2012 Residency. MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults program The Creative Writing Programs at Hamline University. St. Paul, Minnesota. www.hamline.edu/cwp

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