We enjoyed a couple of weeks offline in August, but we also completed the following improvements to the site over the past two months: First and foremost, we launched the Pathways Through the Portal report resource section. It covers fellowships, organizations, conferences, and tools that will help you use emerging technology for the public good. […]

We have some good updates brewing that will come online soon. In the meantime, here’s what happened on the site in July: With help from our teammate Ana Velásquez, we mapped our Open Causes taxonomy (covering the issues projects address) to the UN Sustainable Development Goals and made a CSV export of the causes freely […]

Last month, we: Create a collection to promote anti-racist civic tech projects. Added a contact form for claimed projects, so that viewers can get in touch with the project owners. Here’s an example. Expanded the default view on Tag and Category pages to 20 projects, from 10. Welcomed mySociety as curator of our new United […]

We hope you’re doing OK, friends. Here’s what we did on the Civic Tech Field Guide in April: Reached 3,800 project profiles in the collection Added evolving Causes taxonomy to homepage table of contents and primary navigation Launched COVID-19 community response page New category, Predecessors, is a result of our timeline research, and is a […]

We’re in new times. Here’s how we improved the Civic Tech Field Guide in March: Presented on “How to Last in Civic Tech”. Video, slides, data, and write-up are coming soon on Civicist. Created a Coronavirus Response page to share key resources, funding opportunities, events, and projects in a single place. Imported 372 new projects […]