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Obama discusses use of technology to influence civic engagement at SXSW keynote

Published on March 11, 2016 under CommunityImpact

President Barack Obama, the first sitting U.S. president to attend the South by Southwest Conferences & Festivals, emphasized using technology to make it easier for citizens to engage with their government during his remarks March 11 at the Long Center for the Performing Arts in Austin. Obama, interviewed by Evan Smith—CEO and co-founder of nonprofit news organization The Texas Tribune—discussed civic engagement and catalyzing people in the private and nonprofit sectors to help tackle some of the nation’s challenges. “We are at a moment in history where technology, globalization, our economy is changing so fast,” he said. “And this gathering, […]

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Source: Community Impact- Cedar Park

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