100 Resilient Cities

We help cities around the world become more resilient to the physical, social, and economic challenges that are a growing part of the 21st century.


An experimental Boston Globe Lab geo-focused Twitter aggregator

cat-icon The Boston Globe, Exchange Place, Boston, MA, USA


An experimental Boston Globe Lab geo-focused Twitter aggregator

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Actfully helps people support causes they care about, by integrating good deeds into their daily routine. Users input their interests and availability, and Actfully notifies them of quick, relevant, and rewarding opportunities to get involved throughout their day.

Action Path

Action Path is a mobile app for civic engagement produced by Erhardt Graeff at the MIT Center for Civic Media.


AmericaSpeaks was a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit organization whose mission was to

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Fireside specializes in creating the most innovative and easy-to-use tools to help Congressional offices connect with their constituents more efficiently.

cat-icon Washington, DC, USA


Backfence was a place for community news and info written by you and your neighbors


By Tom Foremski for SiliconValleyWatcherDan Gillmor's Bayosphere citizen media project has been acquired by Backfence, a Vienna, Virginia based company that intends to use local communities to generate all online content and sell advertising around it.It is a logical move but it also shows that citizen media is not easy to do. Bayosphere did not...


Hold your politicians accountable. Tell your representatives what you want them to do. We'll track whether they listen, so you'll know if they deserve your vote in the next election.

Canada’s Open Data Exchange ODX

Canada's Open Data Exchange. Helping companies innovate and grow using open data.


Carrotmob is a new way to influence businesses. We spend money as a group, and in return businesses take socially-responsible actions we care about.


Change by Us is a place for citizens to put ideas into action to make their city a better place to live.

A freely browsable database of crimes reported in Chicago.

cat-icon Chicago, Illinois, USA


Ciklograd je web servis kojim želimo dapovećamo informisanost, bezbjednost i brojnost učesnika u biciklističkom saobraćaju u Podgorici.

cat-icon Podgorica, Montenegro

Civic Commons wiki

The Civic Commons Wiki was a collaborative encyclopedia documenting best-practices and open standards for file formats, APIs, agile development processes, open source software, and supporting policies and licenses in the civic sector.

Civic Quarterly

Civic Quarterly is a publication about transforming government with digital tools & design thinking.

Discourse instance for paying fines and more

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Turning Everyday Consumer Purchases Into Fundraising and Charitable Contributions

The number one reason people give for not getting involved in an issue or election is that they don’t know how. Solving this problem led us to create Our groundbreaking free-to-join platform makes citizen action as easy as buying a book online.


If knowledge is a door to information, data is the key. When you’re talking about politics and government, information is extremely important to those who are making decisions on who to vote for and what legislation to get behind or block.


EveryBlock has partnered with Nextdoor to give EveryBlock members a better neighborhood experience.


Data about every national legislature in the world, freely available for you to use.


FixMyTransport was a mySociety project running from 2011 to 2015. It allowed passengers to send complaints directly to transport operators.

Google Bulletin

Create right from your phone with Google

cat-icon Mountain View, CA, USA

Google MapMaker

Google Map Maker officially closed on March 31, 2017, and many of its features are being integrated into Google Maps.Since 2008, the Google Map Maker community has edited and moderated millions of f Democrats bot

Chatbots for the next generation of digital organizing

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Tracking Putin's Propaganda Push... To America


It provided an easy way for constituents to sign up to hear from their MPs, and a simple online forum for discussion.

HousingMaps was the very first Google Maps mashup, created before there was a Google Maps API. It overlaid Craigslist apartment and housing listings on a map, for some 30 US cities plus London.


Donate to politicians who vote for the issues you care about—and the opponents of the ones who don’t.


Otevíráme, vizualizuje a analyzuje parlamentní, volební a rozpočtová data. Díky nám víte, kdo vás doopravdy zastupuje.


kriticalmass was a crowd-support community that helped people and organizations use their funds, resources, and influence to support ideas.

Laboratorio para la Ciudad

área experimental y creativa del gobierno de la Ciudad de México de 2013 al 2018.

cat-icon Donceles # 94, Piso 3 Colonia Centro, Mexico City 06090


GovRight provides citizens the opportunity to understand and contribute to government and legislation.

Louder (Loudsauce)

At Louder we've spent a lot of time asking people to give reach to what they believe deserves more attention. This page is dedicated to the lessons we've learned.

m:lab East Africa

identifying, nurturing & supporting mobile startups in East Africa


Legislation and regulations that impact your life are written every day. With Madison, you can work directly with the sponsors of these documents.

cat-icon 30 West 26th Street, New York, NY, USA


Martus was a free, open source, secure information collection and management tool that empowers these rights activists to be stronger in their fight against injustice and abuse.

cat-icon 480 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94306, USA

Media Meter

Media Meter was a suite of media analysis tools to complement Media Cloud


Somos uma união de coletivos formados por mulheres, pessoas negras e LGBT+ com o objetivo de diminuir a distância entre eleitoras/es e candidatas/os comprometidas/os com os direitos sociais, civis e políticos da população.

cat-icon Brazil


Mic covers news, opinion, reviews and analysis around arts, entertainment, celebrity, LGBTQ, social justice, police brutality, dating, sex, feminism, body positivity, space, innovation, climate change.


Supporting Disaster Response. With a Single Click!

Mobile Active

A Global Network of People Using Mobile Technology for Social Impact

Tool for creating small online group discussions around an issue, originally created for political campaigning in the US


This was an online platform that community groups can use to develop online hubs for civic engagement, online organizing and information-sharing.

cat-icon New York, NY, USA

Neon Air


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New York Public Library Lab

NYPL Labs is an interdisciplinary team working to reformat and reposition the Library's knowledge for the Internet age.

cat-icon New York Public Library - Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, 5th Avenue, New York, NY, USA
cat-icon New York Times Building, 8th Avenue, New York, NY, USA

News Frames

Leverage Media Cloud to help Global Voices see patterns in the framing and agenda setting functions of the news.

Onorată Instanță

Topul instanțelor din România, conform indicelui de performanță

Open Hunting & Fishing

Rendering hunting and fishing regulations as open data. [RETIRED]


OpenBlock is a web application and RESTful service that allows users to browse and search their local area for "hyper-local news


Sometimes, collaboration means an overt step forward. Other times it's a step to the side. With this in mind, we're bidding farewell to OpenCongress and redirecting users to GovTrack.


Open Shed helps you share with your community to access what you need and help your neighbours. Tools, sporting equipment, musical instruments, appliances and much more!

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OurGoods is a resource sharing network for the creative community. Our members trade skills, spaces and objects to get their work done without money. We run live events, a facebook group, and a newsletter.

هذا الموقع يسلط الضوء على تعديلات القانون الجنائي المغربي التي جاءت بها مسودة المشروع . كما يمنح الموقع للزوار إمكانية المشاركة عن طريق التصويت والتعليق.

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Placelet is a system for collecting, analyzing and visualizing data on the human experience of urban places.

cat-icon Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Placemark Story

Placemark Story was a way to create and share interactive map stories.


It let people set up pledges in the form: ‘I will do something, if a certain number of people will help me’.

Public School

Public School empowers government organizations to become more impactful problem-solvers.

Red Blue Voice

Red Blue Voice was a social network providing users with tools to broadcast their social and political messages.

Related ways to take action WordPress plugin

Wordpress plugin that would connect the post content to related social actions the reader could take


A través de SeamOS, podremos sentar un voto de opinión sobre las propuestas que se presentan en el Concejo de Bogota.

cat-icon Colombia