Although not always explicitly civic tech, these categories are directly adjacent, like tech for other shared, public challenges, or foundational layers that must be present for civic tech to succeed in its goals.
What has brought us together over the past year and a half is a wide-ranging and ever-increasing list of concerns about the project, not to mention growing frustration with a public engagement process that is unable to address these concerns effectively, given that it is led by and paid for by the company hoping to win “the big contract.”
We defend and extend the digital rights of users at risk around the world. By combining tech-driven policy, user engagement, and direct technical support, we fight for open and secure communications for all.
AccessMap is an AI-powered online travel planner built on top of OpenSidewalks, which logs the physical features of sidewalk infrastructure, to help people with disabilities plan and navigate any trip
A non-profit, tuition-free coding school for women and gender diverse adults. They focus on serving low-income people, underrepresented minorities, and members of the LGBTQIA+ community.
Advocacy Assembly is the world's only free online training platform for human rights activists, campaigners and journalists, offering multimedia courses on data visualisation, data gathering and analysis, human rights documentation, journalism and media skills.
The prize will be allocated in separate awards of €1 million each in 5 distinct thematic areas: shelter and related assistance, water, sanitation and hygiene, energy, health and medical care, other forms of humanitarian aid (open category).