Recoding America Book Launch

Please join us on Thursday, June 15 as we celebrate the release of the new book, Recoding America: Why Government Is Failing in the Digital Age and How We Can Do Better, authored by Jennifer Pahlka, founder of Code for America and the former Deputy Chief Technology Officer of the United States. 

Government at all levels has limped into the digital age, offering online services that can feel even more cumbersome than the paperwork that preceded them and widening the gap between the policy outcomes we intend and what we get.  Pahlka shows why we must stop trying to move the government we have today onto new technology and instead consider what it would mean to truly recode American government. 

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Thursday, June 15, 2023


5 p.m. EDT – Doors open 

5:30-6:30 p.m. EDT – Special remarks and book discussion   

6:30-7:30 p.m. EDT – Reception  


Partnership for Public Service
600 14th Street NW
Washington, DC, 20005


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