We’re always adding new and existing civic tech projects to the global collection. Below are the 50 most recently added entries to the Civic Tech Field Guide.
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Based in marginalized neighborhoods in Charlotte, North Carolina, Detroit, Michigan, and Los Angeles, California, we look at digital data collection and our human rights, work with local communities, community organizations, and social support networks, and show how different data systems impact re-entry, fair housing, public assistance, and community development.
The New York Times asked officials in every state and the District of Columbia about their reporting processes and what share of votes they expect to be counted by noon on Wednesday, Nov. 4. Here’s what they said to expect.
- Ballot information, Civic data, Data schemas and standards, Help more people run for office, Voting and elections
The Local Office Function Index (LOFI) is a standardized, nationwide dataset of what your elected officials are responsible for and how you can engage with them.
- Citizen Engagement, Government tech capacity, Govtech, Innovation teams & Labs, Open innovation
The mission of the NYC Mayor's Office of the CTO is to ensure that technology is inclusive, accessible, human-centered, and works for all New Yorkers.
- Engagement tech, Meet the others, Peer networks, Socialize online, The People, The Tech, Voter outreach, Voting and elections
Vote Forward volunteers encourage fellow citizens to participate in our democracy by writing and sending letters at their own expense. A diverse community of more than 150,000 volunteers from all over the country has written letters in 2020.
RideShare2vote provides full training for drivers regarding voter laws as well as implementing CDC guidelines regarding masks, sanitizing before and after completing rides and social distancing with only one rider in the back seat.
- Election observation, Engagement tech, Help out, Pro bono and volunteer, The People, The Tech, Voting and elections
Protect the Vote is a national coalition of nonpartisan organizations focused on making sure everyone can vote. They have great volunteer opportunities across the country.
- Advocacy tech, Campaign tools, Email campaign tools, Organize campaigns, The Tech
This corpus contains emails from candidates running for state and federal office, political parties, and other political organizations like PACs. As of Sun Oct 18 23:52:25 EDT 2020, the corpus contains 286,576 emails from 3,071 senders.
- 2020-election-admin, Election administration, Govtech, Help out, Pro bono and volunteer, Supporting specific public sector efforts from outside government, Voting and elections
We place experienced, pro-bono technologists to work with government and organizations responding to crisis, to quickly deliver critical services and infrastructure that support the needs of the public. We’re non-partisan, fast, and free.