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Civic Media Lunch: Chris Altchek on “PolicyMic’s Experiment in Crowd-Sourcing Public Policy”
Thursday, September 26, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
RSVP required at the Center for Civic Media site.
Chris Altchek is the CEO of PolicyMic. PolicyMic was inspired by the idea that media can do more to empower our generation to have a positive impact on the world. PolicyMic is platform for millennials to get for high-quality news and to discuss big ideas. As of August 2013, PolicyMic reaches over 7 million monthly unique visitors, has published writers in 73 countries, and engages 65,000 people in debate. Prior to founding PolicyMic, Chris worked at Goldman Sachs, SEIO, The White House. Chris graduated from Harvard College with a degree in Social Studies in 2009.
At this Civic Media lunch, Chris is excited to get your feedback on an exciting program to crowd-source public policy for the White House, launching in October 2013.