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Don Eberly is an influential civil society advocate who currently heads the Civil Society Project, an organization he founded to encourage moral and social renewal through an increased public role for non-governmental organizations. In 1994 Eberly cofounded the National Fatherhood Initiative with Wade F. Horn to promote responsible fatherhood, leaving in 2001 to join the White House Office of Faith Based and Community Initiatives as deputy director. He also served in post-invasion Iraq as Acting Minister for Youth and Sport and worked with the State Deparment on tsunami reconstruction. Eberly's publications include, among others, Liberate and Leave: Fatal Flaws in the Early Post-War Strategy (2009), The Rise of Global Civil Society: Building Communities and Nations from the Bottom Up (2008), and Building a Community of Citizens: Civil Society in the 21st Century (1994).