[PAST EVENT] Community Engagement Lunch Series

October 25, 2011
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Location not specified
David B. Smith is the Executive Director of the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC). Prior to joining NCoC, David founded and directed Mobilize.org, a national organization that improves democracy by investing in Millennial led solutions. Under his tenure, Mobilize.org expanded from a team of 10 students to over 30,000 activists in over 200 communities and published the acclaimed Mobilizer's Guidebook and Democracy 2.0 Declaration.

David currently serves as the co-founder and Vice Chair of the Youth Policy Action Center (YPAC), an award-winning website that serves as a central hub for legislative action alerts pertaining to youth issues for over 100 national organizations and 30,000 online advocates.

David has been honored with awards including the Independent Sector's "American Express NGen Fellowship," YouthVote Coalition's "30 under 30" and the International Youth Foundation's "YouthActionNet Fellowship" for social entrepreneurship. He has been featured in books including the Millennial Manifesto and Generation We, and has published an essay in Rebooting America.

David serves as Chairman of Mobilize.org, Treasurer for Prepare the Future, Director of Common Sense California, and Trustee of Americans for Generational Equity. He also serves on the Advisory Board of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation, Splashlife and on the Steering Committee of the Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools.

David graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a bachelor's degree in Political Science. While at Cal, he taught a class on National Youth Policy and researched the causes and possible solutions to the "Youth Civic Engagement Crisis in America."


RSVP to [[megentry, Liz Gentry]]. 20 spaces available each week.