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Susan Crawford
Major new book on communities and technology


Springfield Blue Ribbon Panel: The Essential Role of Communities in Driving America's Competitiveness

Learn How To Leverage New Technologies

The Responsive City is . . .

. . . the ultimate resource for public officials, government staff, and civic leaders to understand how to leverage new technologies and data platforms to fulfill the promise of effective and efficient local government.

Stephen Goldsmith is the Daniel Paul Professor of the Practice of Government and director of the Innovations in Government Program at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

SUSAN CRAWFORD is the John A. Reilly Visiting Professor in Intellectual Property at Harvard Law School and co-director of Harvard’s Berkman Center. She served as Special Assistant to the President for Science Technology and Innovation Policy and co-led the FCC transition team between the Bush and Obama administrations.


Rahm Emanuel, Mayor of Chicago
“ . . . expertly chronicle(s) the now-global movement to improve governance through technology.”

Ed Rendell, former Governor of Pennsylvania
“ . . . breaks new ground and sets new standards for excellence in government.”

Mike Pence, Governor of Indiana
“The new technologies that this book so expertly brings to life are helping Indiana every day find breakthrough solutions to important public issues.”

Kevin Johnson, Mayor of Sacramento; President, U.S. Conf. of Mayors
“ . . . a slam-dunk guide for mayors, policymakers, and anyone with a stake in the future of America’s cities.”

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