January 8th, 2020 | 56 mins 12 secs
democracy, pete davis, politics, public service
Today, I’m talking to writer and activist Pete Davis, who’s dedicated his life toward this problem. He's campaigned for minimum wage increases and prison reform, founded a venture-backed tiny house startup and a neighborhood social media platform, and is now forwarding a national policy platform to mobilize grassroots democratic reform around the country.
November 5th, 2019 | 53 mins 19 secs
civic tech, coding it forward, public service, rachel dodell
Today on Rebuilding Government, I’ll be chatting with Rachel Dodell, the Executive Director of Coding It Forward, and Nik Marda, a Stanford student and 2019 Civic Digital Fellow, about bringing young technologists into government.
October 7th, 2019 | 47 mins 47 secs
legal, nonprofit, rohan pavuluri
Today, I'm talking to Rohan Pavuluri, founder and CEO of Upsolve, a legal aid nonprofit that helps Americans file for bankruptcy for free online. Check out our conversation on failures in the legal system, nonprofit funding, and how Rohan is rebuilding government.
September 30th, 2019 | 42 mins 58 secs
criminal justice, frederick hutson, incarceration
Today's guest is Frederick Hutson, the cofounder and CEO of Pigeonly, a simple, affordable way to stay in touch with those incarcerated. Frederick talks about how expensive it is to communicate with loved ones in the corrections system and how Pigeonly is helping solve these problems. He also touches on his path into the space from being incarcerated to starting a company solve the problems he has seen first hand.
August 30th, 2019 | 47 mins 59 secs
Today's guest is Zac Bookman, the cofounder and CEO of OpenGov, a cloud platform that supports government budgeting, performance, communications, and reporting.
Government accounting probably isn't something that we think about too often. It might not be the flashiest thing in politics, but it's the system that allocates every dollar that goes to roads, schools, and so many everyday interactions with government.
August 8th, 2019 | 2 mins 55 secs
Rebuilding government tells the stories of the people, technology, and missions redefining government. From politicians, government technology professionals, and more - our goal is to highlight the reinvigoration of government.