Created and published by the Digital Benefits Network, this open dataset and analysis documents identity proofing and authentication practices in online public benefits applications across the US, contributing to field-wide understanding about the digital identity landscape in public benefits, an important issue for equitable benefits access.
Civitates provides funding for civil society actors to come together, revitalise public discourse, and ensure that all voices are heard. Because we need a strong civil society to shape vibrant and open European democracies that work for all.
The Digital Trade Alliance is a collaborative effort of digital rights and consumer groups assembled in 2018. The Alliance model provides effective advice and expertise to us in order to structure the transnational debate on digital trade.
The Panoptykon Foundation arose from the belief that negative social phenomenon should not be ignored, along with the belief that – thanks to knowledge, commitment, and determination – we can change the world around us and make sure that surveillance is curtailed.
Paper by Paolo Cardullo, Ramon Ribera-Fumaz, and Paco González Gil. "In this paper we focus on the platform’s ‘soft infrastructure’ – the network of developers, ethical hackers, academics, maintainers, advocates and activists, and city administrators but also the agreements with the city and the documentation produced – on its internal governance arrangements and the provincialising relationships these might entail."
The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) works in more than 100 countries to develop long-term relationships with civil society, governments, and the international community to strengthen civic space.
Ubunge is Kenya's pioneer County Assembly parliamentary monitoring project, designed and implemented by The Demography Project, to open public participation and citizen engagement in the 47 County Assemblies and the defunct Local Authorities.
Horizontal works with human rights defenders and frontline activists in highly repressive environments–in places where dissent is a crime, where basic freedoms are routinely trampled on. But developing technology that is genuinely empowering is about more than tech, it's about who develops and how.
Metamorphosis Foundation works on strengthening the awareness and capacity of citizens and civil society to assume their fullest possible role as activists for democracy, while supporting government to fulfill its democratic role in serving society.
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Today, the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is releasing guidance detailing new steps that Federal agencies should take to make it easier for interested members of the public to voice their views in the regulatory process.
The Municipalism Cohort Fellowship is a 12-week online program, beginning on September 16th 2023 and ending December 2nd, that presents radical municipalist theory and practice to grassroots organizers trying to reclaim the right to their cities and self-organize as rebel cities.
Though Black women are at the forefront of some of the most important social justice movements of our time, leading extraordinary initiatives with commitment and creativity, most of the time they are doing so with limited funding. Recognizing this, we are extending a targeted offer of free tech and data support to Black feminist organizers.
A pilot program that connected a cohort of volunteer experts with City staff to answer questions and make recommendations using best practices in user research. Seattle By Design is a partnership between U.S Digital Response (USDR) and Seattle Innovation & Performance.
an open-source tool that allows individuals and organizations to centralize and manage reports sent by Tella users, including photos, videos and audios. Tella Web is not a web version of the mobile app, but rather a secure repository for organizations to manage reports sent by their members or partners.
The Cyber Defense Assistance Collaborative (CDAC) is a group of leading cybersecurity companies, former U.S. government officials, and top U.S. cyber defense leaders who came together to provide operational cyber defense assistance to Ukraine during the 2022 Russian invasion.
Annually, the Fellowship brings together a group of diverse leaders from the European Union, the United Kingdom, and the United States who spend one year creating projects that reinvent democratic spaces.