Ezra Mechaber worked in the Office of Digital strategy from 2011 to 2015. He served as Deputy Director of Email and Petitions, where he worked on the We the People petitions platform and email program, in addition to the White House Tumblr.
Prior to joining the White House in 2011, Ezra worked for a Cambridge, MA based web startup. A native of Sherborn, Massachusetts, he graduated from University of Rochester with a B.A. in political science and religion.
Vice President Biden speaks about the peace process at AIPAC.
Vice President Biden's Chief of Staff Bruce Reed sat down with us to give us a quick update on the work the President and Vice President have been doing since the President released his plan to reduce gun violence.
This evening the President spoke at an interfaith vigil for families of the victims, and all families from Sandy Hook Elementary School. He offered the love and prayers of a nation grieving alongside Newtown.
Senior Advisor to the President David Plouffe just sent a message to the White House email list, asking people to continue to speak out about extending tax cuts for the middle class. If you didn't get the email, be sure to sign up.
The White House is always looking for new ways to help Americans engage with President Obama and his administration, so we're excited to launch our official presence on SoundCloud - a social platform devoted to sharing sounds, including recorded speeches and music.
On August 17th, we held a Google+ Hangout to highlight the difference AmeriCorps, a national service opportunity that has logged more than 1 billion hours of service since 1994, is making in communities across the country.
In case you still have questions about how the President’s proposal works, we asked Jim Parrott, Senior Advisor for Housing at the National Economic Council, to go “on the clock” and explain the proposal in sixty seconds (or less)
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
A quick look at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.