News and blogs

News platforms and blogs that drive conversations around civic tech to promote debate, raise awareness, inform, analyze, or inspire people.


18F builds effective, user-centric digital services focused on the interaction between government and the people and businesses it serves.

A City Made By People

A City Made By People is an international network of 20+ cities and local communities of citizens, who like to celebrate liveability in their own city. Through engaging content (online + print) and local programming (speaker events + activities), we’re on a mission: enabling citizens to create a more liveable city together

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Discover the most innovative ideas and solutions in government everywhere. Connect with the people behind them.

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Barcelona Metropolis Dossiers

The new Barcelona Metròpolis wants to be a tool for promoting and stimulating citizen debate on the big questions affecting our future.

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Through original reporting, sharp analysis, and visual storytelling, CityLab informs and inspires the people who are creating the cities of the future—and those who want to live there.

Civic Discourse

Civic Discourse is a platform that encourages conversation and discourse around policy issues that affect our communities and our nation.

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Civic Hacker

Using software, policy and data to empower activists and end oppression

Civic Quarterly

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

Civic Tech Innovation Network

Making technologies work for governance, accountability, and civic participation

Civic Tech Innovation Network’s Medium

The Civic Tech Innovation Network newsletter and online magazine is produced by the journalism and media lab, university of the witwatersrand, johannesburg

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Civic Wave



I’ve been working on organizing some departmental knowledge at CMS, and our human-centered design team – the crew that promotes design thinking and helps other teams build better, more user-focused products and processes1 – recommended that my first step be to get teams to make directories.


Quand la technologie change la politique, les institutions et leur relation aux citoyens #CivicTech #GovTech

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