Herocrats: A Guide for Bureaucrats Leading Change in State and Local Government

Allison Bell ’01, Wise Ink Creative Publishing, September 2023

This public policy book celebrates the Herocrats — government workers who are motivated to eliminate inequities in systems of transportation, housing, education, and more — by inspiring them to lead change from wherever they’re positioned. Bell tells real-life stories from state and local government workers around the country who are using their superpowers of courage, connection, and creativity to make a difference. The founder and CEO of Bellwether Consulting shares best practices from her professional experience and includes 12 strategic missions, dozens of tactical moves, and exercises to practice them.