Projects / ConSource

project name
ConSource
when I worked on it
2008—2012
links
http://www.consource.org
highlights
  • Director of Technology, 2008—2009
  • Executive Director, 2009—2012
  • Cut costs and lowered headcount to survive large declines in nonprofit giving and grant funding
  • Initiated annual Constitution Day celebration in Washington, DC, which grew from 30 attendees in 2009 to 200+ attendees in 2011
  • Wrote specifications, managed 2 contractors, and contributed to development of new version of consource.org
tools
Python, Django, Coffeescript, Backbone.js, nginx, gunicorn, MongoDB, ElasticSearch, SASS/Compass

ConSource is a free online library of constitutional history. Its mission includes digitizing and cross-referencing source documents written by individuals who drafted, ratified, and influenced the creation of the U.S. Constitution and its Amendments. ConSource also runs educational programs and hosts events that make use of constitutional sources.

Some screenshots: