John Clarke

Contest: Best Gov 2.0 Video

If H1N1 can have a rap video then so can Gov 2.0.

Recently, Dr. John Clarke’s H1N1 Rap won the flu prevention video contest sponsored by the Department of Health & Human Services:

Dr. Clarke’s innovative approach using social media to spread an important message got me thinking:

“Gov 2.0 needs a video.”

In an effort to inspire creative govies, Gov 2.0 enthusiasts, civic songwriters, comedians, poets and musicians, GovFresh is sponsoring a ‘Best Gov 2.0 Video’ contest.



  • ‘Above the fold’ home page feature on and through December 31, 2009.
  • Awesome GovLoop t-shirt.
  • Bragging rights at every Gov 2.0 event under the sun.
  • If you would like to sponsor a prize, please share in comments or send us a message, and we’ll add to the list.


  • Must be creative.
  • Must be original, specifically for this contest.


  • October 31, 2009: Deadline
  • Nov 1-7, 2009: Voting
  • Nov 8, 2009: Winner announced

Who’s first?