Dominick Tolli, Vice President of Product Management at the American Red Cross talks about their new hurricane and earthquake apps that use open government data to help people prepare for, be alerted to, and recover from natural disasters.
Entrepreneur and founder of We Make it Safer, Jennifer Toney, from Oakland, CA describes how open government data powers her company’s suite of web applications for consumers, manufacturers, and retailers to improve communication around product safety information and recalls.
Paul Levine, COO of Trulia, Inc. talks about how important their commute and crime maps are to their customers because it empowers them to make better informed decisions about neighborhoods before renting or buying a home or apartment, and how these tools were built using open government data.
Jan Withers, President of Mothers Against Drunk Driving(MADD), challenges innovators to utilize open government data to create compelling infographics about the impact of drunk driving for use in MADD’s upcoming “Tie One On for Safety” national media campaign.
In remarks at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, President Obama calls human trafficking a debasement of our common humanity that tears at the social fabric of our communities, distorts markets, endangers public health, and fuels violence and organized crime. September 25, 2012.
In remarks to the UN General Assembly, President Obama discusses a vision of leadership that protects our people and promotes our values around the world, and makes a powerful case for the world to come together to reject extremism and advance our common interests. September 25, 2012.
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