The tech | The people | Adjacent fields

The tech

    1. Civic products
      1. Participatory democracy
        1. Civic crowdfunding platforms
        2. Participatory budgeting
        3. Open innovation
          1. Crowdsourcing
          2. Challenges
          3. Expert networks
          4. Ideation
          5. Public input and engagement tools
        4. Crowdlaw
        5. Group decision-making
      2. Govtech
        1. Bureaucracy tech
        2. Identity
        3. Service delivery
        4. Behavioral economics programs
        5. Communicating with the people
          1. Service alerts
        6. Communicating with the government
          1. Issue reporting
      3. Voting and elections
        1. Voter registration
        2. Election administration
        3. Voter assistance
        4. Match views to votes
        5. Help more people run for office
      4. Get social benefits
      5. Online forums
        1. Civic forums
        2. Neighborhood forums
      6. Resource matching and sharing
    2. Civic data
      1. Open data publishing platforms
      2. Marketplaces and clearinghouses
      3. Crowdsourced data collection
      4. Data schemas and standards
      5. Data visualization tools and platforms
      6. Data analysis
      7. Mapping
      8. Archives
    3. Advocacy tech
      1. Activism aggregators
      2. Organize campaigns
        1. Email campaign tools
          1. Peer to peer email
        2. SMS campaign tools
          1. Peer to peer SMS
        3. Petitions
        4. Fundraising
      3. Watchdogging and transparency
        1. Budget explorers
        2. Promise trackers
        3. Social and financial connections
        4. Freedom of Information
    4. Media
      1. Fight disinformation
        1. Factchecking
      2. Solutions journalism
        1. De-polarization technologies
        2. Opinion matching
        3. Media and social media analysis
        4. Hyperlocal news and citizen media
        5. Games and gamification
  1. High-tech civic tech
    1. Sensors
    2. Artificial intelligence and bots
    3. Algorithmic transparency
    4. Virtual and augmented reality
    5. Blockchain
    6. Hardware
        1. Drones
        2. Connectivity
        3. ICT4D

The People

    1. Meet the others
      1. In person
        1. Civic hacking meetups
        2. Roundtables
        3. Working groups
        4. Hubs
        5. Tech translators and intermediaries
        6. Conferences
          1. The calendar
      2. Online
        1. Solidarity networks
        2. Online forums
        3. Listservs
        4. Twitter lists
    2. Find a job or hire someone
      1. Job boards
      2. Fellowships
      3. Skills inventory
    3. Help out 
      1. Pro bono and volunteer
      2. Contribute to open issues
    4. Build something
      1. Co-design
      2. User research groups
      3. Playbooks and design principles
      4. Toolkits
      5. Civic hackathons
      6. Incubators
      7. Accelerators
      8. Innovation teams and Labs
      9. Tech roadmaps
      10. Peer networks
      11. Partner networks
      12. Building inside government
        1. Open governance initiatives
        2. State and regional government technology
      13. Building in the private sector
        1. Tech companies with civic teams
        2. Social impact design firms
    5. Get funding
        1. Funders & donors
        2. Prizes
        3. Competitions
        4. Challenges
        5. Foundation initiatives
    6. Learn about civic tech
      1. Civic tech catalogs
      2. Civic tech media coverage
      3. Books
      4. Podcasts
      5. News and blogs
      6. Newsletters
      7. Civic fiction
      8. Peer-reviewed research
      9. Reports
      10. Walking tours
      11. Workshops
      12. Courses
      13. Research and policy centers
    7. Evaluate impact
    8. Active battles in civic tech
      1. Civic tech legislation
      2. Regulation
      3. Government tech capacity
      4. Net neutrality
      5. Government transparency
      6. Computer-assisted gerrymandering
      7. Algorithmic transparency
      8. Public wifi
    9. Fieldwide resources
      1. The calendar
      2. Civic tech holidays
      3. Awards and prizes

Adjacent Fields

    1. Foundational layers of civic tech
      1. Connectivity
      2. Digital literacy
      3. Civic literacy
      4. Diversity & inclusion
        1. Linguistic representation
      5. Digital security and privacy
      6. Assistive Tech
  1. Tech for public challenges
    1. Education tech
    2. Mobility
    3. Housing
    4. Healthcare
    5. Citizen science
    6. Legal tech
    7. Nonprofit tech
    8. Disaster response and humanitarian tech
    9. Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D)
  2. Ethical tech
    1. Platform coops
    2. Externalities of tech