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A guide to civic tech-related holidays, anniversaries, events, and dates-of-note.

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Open Gov Week

This year, we want to do a bit more. In addition to events, we’re collecting and sharing how the open government movement – even in challenging times – is aligned and how our stories can be a bright spot for the world.


MisinfoDay is an annual event co-hosted by the University of Washington’s Center for an Informed Public (CIP) and Washington State University’s Edward R. Murrow College of Communication. Its purpose is to teach high school students, teachers and librarians how to identify and combat online misinformation and disinformation. Students walk away with knowledge and skills they can use in their everyday lives and educators are introduced to resources that will help them continue this learning in their own classrooms. 

Sunlight Week

Sunshine Week was launched in 2005 by the American Society of News Editors — now News Leaders Association — and has grown into an enduring initiative to promote open government.

Data Privacy Day

An international effort to empower individuals and business to respect privacy, safeguard data and enable trust.

Open Data Day

Open Data Day is an annual celebration of open data all over the world.

National Voter Registration Day

National Voter Registration Day is a holiday celebrated on the fourth Tuesday of every September. It's goal is to focus attention on the importance of registering to vote and voting in our democracy during a single day of on-the-ground and digital efforts lead by government, nonprofits, and businesses.

National Day of Civic Hacking

On August 11th, 2018, join the Code for America Brigades as we host a nationwide day of action.

La Semaine De L'innovation Publique

Parcours interactifs, ateliers, conférences, hackathons, journée portes ouvertes etc. mettent en lumière des méthodes originales pensées par des acteurs locaux pour concevoir plus efficacement les politiques publiques et transformer l'administration.

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