Posts Tagged: awesomegov

Government Communications: How Not to Be Evil

I’m going to keep this quite short considering this is post about obedience, public sector managers, the nature of evil and social media. I’m going to argue how findings of a few psychological studies suggest the modern communications person needs to be more in touch with ‘the people’ avoid being complicit in evil acts. A… Read more »

You Can Do It, Federal Employees! Break Your Own CFC Giving Record!

“With some 25,000 participating charities, the CFC is the world’s largest and most successful workplace charitable drive. Last year Federal workers and military personnel pledged over $283 million dollars, setting a new CFC record. Donations to the CFC change lives and bring relief and hope to thousands of communities and millions of Americans. I’ve always… Read more »

GovGives: $5K Raised and A ‘Thank You’ from Antonia and the Triplets

As you know from our previous appeal and update, GovLoop rallied around David Broadwell and his family over the past couple weeks. We are pleased to announce that, on behalf of the GovLoop community, I visited the Broadwell family and presented a check for $5,000 to David and Antonia last week. They are a wonderful… Read more »

DC Area Federal Employees Raise $66 Million for People and Communities in Need

Another Record-Breaking Year for the Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area (From L to R) LFCC Chair, Linda Washington, LFCC Members, Theresa Everett and Barbara Jackson, Federal Testimonial Speaker Eric Cole, and LFCC Members Willaim Boyd and Louis Torchia display the $66 million check representing the amount donated by Federal employees Washington, DC… Read more »

“Thank You for Your Service”

Over the past year or so, I have made it a habit to say a simple phrase to every TSA Security Officer that checks my identification and boarding pass: “Thank you for your service.” Some of them seem surprised, or maybe even a bit confused. Others just say “Thank YOU!” in return. I’m sure their… Read more »

Announcing CityCamp Challenge Winners! Over 3,000 Votes!

GovLoop and Code for America are pleased to announce the winner of the CityCamp Challenge! And the Top 4 vote-getters are: * City Sourced (1,146 votes) – Muni Rep – Being finalized * SeeClickFix (1,061 votes) – Muni Rep – Rob Smuts, New Haven, Connecticut * GraffitiTracker (359 votes) – Muni Rep – John Ewing,… Read more »

New Year, New Contest – Enter the CityCamp Challenge

GovLoop’s AwesomeGov Gives Again with the CityCamp Challenge! SUBMIT and VOTE Fresh off the heels of the AwesomeGov launch in which GovLoop gave $1,789 to Adventures for the Cure, we’ve teamed up with Code for America to ensure that 4 top innovators can attend CityCamp on January 23-24, 2010. In this current economic climate, several… Read more »