Press Releases

Former US Chief Technology Officer Todd Park Joins New America Board

Park served as White House technology advisor based in Silicon Valley until January 2017

Robert McKenzie joins New America as Founding Director of Muslim Diaspora Initiative

Robert L. McKenzie, PhD has joined New America as a senior fellow and founding director of the new Muslim Diaspora Initiative.

Former Viacom CEO Tom Freston Joins New America Board

Freston is a principal of Firefly3, an investment and consultancy firm which focuses on the media and entertainment industries.

Cecilia Muñoz to Lead New Public Interest Technology Work at New America

Former WH Domestic Policy Council director will direct major new public interest technology initiative & lead New America National Network.

Elana Broitman Named Director of New America NYC

Broitman brings expertise in legal and technological fields and significant New York government experience to the New York office.

Entrepreneur and Philanthropist Robert J. Abernethy Joins the New America Board of Directors

Mr. Abernethy is the chairman and founder of American Standard Development Company, and managing director of Metropolitan Investments.

Artists Turn Guns from the Streets of New Orleans into Works of Art in Exhibition at New America

The exhibition features artists who have used decommissioned guns to create original works of art addressing guns and gun violence.

New America Appoints Reihan Salam and Jonathan Soros as Board Chairs

Salam and Soros will be leading a strong and diverse board of talented thinkers, writers, investors, and leaders.

Peter Bergen Interviews President Obama on Fifth Anniversary of Bin Laden Raid

Peter Bergen interviews President Barack Obama about the state of the war on terror, five years after the raid that killed Osama bin Laden.

New America CA Announces Inaugural Class of Fellows

New America CA announced the selection of social entrepreneurs it will be supporting as year-long fellows.

Mariani Appointed New America Vice President

New America announced today that Tyra Mariani is being appointed to a newly created Vice President position to drive strategic initiatives.

Opportunity@Work Celebrates TechHire Initiative First Anniversary, Hires Director of TechHire

Today, the White House marked the one year anniversary of TechHire with an announcement that 15 new communities are joining the initiative.