Government & Civic Engagement Track

March 8-11, 2024

The Government & Civic Engagement track highlights conversations around programs, policy directions, and new ideas for pushing positive change. Conversations will also cover the upcoming US elections and different angles on how the media tackles the issues.

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(L-R) Samantha Fuentes, Maxwell Frost, Jasmine Cazares, Kim A Snyder and Erica Ford – Featured Session: The Kids Are (Not) Alright: Gun Violence Terrorizing Youth of America – SXSW 2023 – Photo by Diego Donamaria/Getty Images for SXSW



Each year, SXSW calls upon its creative global community to help identify innovative new ideas and the visionaries behind them. The majority of Conference sessions are sourced and voted on by the SX community from PanelPicker®, along with input from SXSW Staff and the PanelPicker Evaluator Committee.

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Douglas Emhoff in Conversation with Symone Sanders-Townsend

Second Gentleman, Mr. Emhoff, sits down with Symone Sanders-Townsend to share the priorities of the Biden-Harris Administration with people across the country and around the world.

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