Articles by Lourdes German

About Lourdes German

Lourdes German currently serves as a Fellow at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy where she is advancing the Institute’s municipal fiscal health campaign. Lourdes also serves as founder and director of the Civic Innovation Project. Outside of work, Lourdes advises the Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a gubernatorial appointee to the State Finance and Governance Board, and is an appointee of the Mayor of Boston to the committee focused on the City of Boston’s audit and finance matters.

Creating a Digital Bridge for Municipal Fiscal Health

Recently, I was privileged to listen to Mayor Libby Schaaf, from the City of Oakland, California, deliver one of the most poignant speeches that I have ever heard. As she held up the city’s 600 page budget, Mayor Schaaf proclaimed, “this is the city budget – it’s the...

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