- Social Media
- Active Citizenship
- Good Giving
- Corporate Responsibility
- Be Fearless
About Brad Rourke
Brad Rourke is president of The Mannakee Circle Group, a firm that helps organizations engage better with their publics. He is an associate of the Kettering Foundation and has over a decade of experience working with many of the key organizations in the civic participation field. He blogs regularly about new media, participation, and ethics and is the founder of Rockville Central, a hyperlocal community-based news source that has grown to become the second most-read local blog in Maryland.
About the Case Foundation
The Case Foundation, created by Steve and Jean Case in 1997, invests in people and ideas that can change the world. The Foundation champions initiatives that connect people, increase giving, and catalyze civic action.
About the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
Congress established the Office of Science and Technology Policy in 1976 with a broad mandate to advise the President and others within the Executive Office of the President on the effects of science and technology on domestic and international affairs. The 1976 Act also authorizes OSTP to lead interagency efforts to develop and implement sound science and technology policies and budgets, and to work with the private sector, state and local governments, the science and higher education communities, and other nations toward this end.
About the White House Domestic Policy Council
The Domestic Policy Council (DPC) coordinates the domestic policy-making process in the White House and offers advice to the President. The DPC also supervises the execution of domestic policy and represents the President’s priorities to Congress.
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