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An education in civics itself, independent of tech, is a necessary precursor to effectively designing and building civic tech. Too many founders jump into democracy and government contexts with a favorite tech solution despite near-total ignorance of those sectors, their histories, or their inner workings. The projects here address traditional civic literacy education, often with a more modern and digital approach.

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VOTE: Women

VOTE: Women

Kampala, Uganda

Building Data Skills among Women Politicians. We want more women voting, running and leading our countries.

Improving Inclusion of EU Mobile Citizens (IMPEU) citizen toolkit

The aim of the project Improving Inclusion of EU Mobile Citizens (IMPEU) is to foster political participation of EU mobile citizens and enhance capacity and knowledge of civil servants and relevant national, regional and local experts on EU citizenship and related political rights.

Journal für politische Bildung

Politische Bildung zu diskutieren und zu stärken sind die Ziele der zentralen Fachzeitschrift Journal für politische Bildung.

Trait d'Union Podcast

Vous ne comprenez rien à l’Europe ou à l’Union européenne ?

ElecciónMP

ElecciónMP

Guatemala

Conoce todo sobre el proceso de elección del Fiscal General del Ministerio Público de Guatemala

Democracy Classroom

Democracy Classroom

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)

Bringing together democratic organisations and sharing non-partisan resources for teachers to support young people to engage in elections.

A Starting Point

A Starting Point is a video-based civic engagement platform created by Chris Evans, Mark Kassen, and technology entrepreneur Joe Kiani. ASP’s mission is to create a bipartisan channel of communication and connectivity between Americans and their elected officials with the goal of creating a more informed electorate.

BVV-Planspiel

Im BVV-Planspiel machen Sie gemeinsam mit anderen Spieler:innen Bezirkspolitik. In einem konkreten Streitfall entwickeln Sie die Position einer fiktiven Partei und vertreten sie in der BVV. Ziel ist es, einen konkreten Antrag an das Bezirksamt zu richten.

NEOS Lab Academy

ALL YOU CAN LEARN – Das ist nicht nur der Name unseres Aus- und Weiterbildungsprogramms, sondern auch unser Versprechen an dich!

Critical Media Literacy and Civic Learning

Interactive Explorations for Students and Teachers, by Robert W. Maloy, Torrey Trust, Allison Butler, & Chenyang Xu

La Constitución es Nuestra

Proyecto de evaluación ciudadana del proceso constituyente en Chile

NewseumED

NewseumED.org offers free resources to cultivate the First Amendment and media literacy skills essential to civic life.

How to Citizen

How to Citizen

Los Angeles, CA

Listen to the How to Citizen Podcast where Baratunde Thurston reimagines the word “citizen” as a verb and reminds us how to wield our collective power.

Minecraft Build the Vote

From october 26 to 30, rock the vote invites you to learn about the united states’ electoral process and, more importantly, vote on the most important issues that are being debated across the country right now.

Responsive Policy Project

Responsive Policy Project (RPP) lifts the curtain on public policy, making it easy to find, understand, and engage with opaque policy documents. Ultimately, RPP aims to radically transform policy by changing who participates and how.

GovSight

GovSight

14110 Rocky Valley Dr, Centreville, VA, USA

GovSight is a 501(c)(3) US nonprofit that is building a comprehensive civic information platform to help make citizenship simplified for all.

Politize!

The largest civic literacy network in Brazil

Civics Unplugged

Civics Unplugged

New York, NY

The Civics Unplugged Fellowship is a 3-month civic leadership program that empowers high school students with the training, funding, and network they need to become civic innovators that build a brighter future for humanity.

Civix

Civix

Canada

CIVIX is a non-partisan, national registered charity dedicated to building the skills and habits of active and engaged citizenship among young Canadians. The vision is a strong and inclusive democracy where all young people are ready, willing and able to participate. CIVIX was born through a merger between Operation Dialogue and Student Vote – two non-partisan organizations with a significant history of engaging Canadian youth.

iCivics

iCivics

1035 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02141, USA

iCivics works to ensure every student in America receives a quality and engaging civic education and graduates from high school well prepared and enthusiastic for citizenship

GovTrack.us

GovTrack.us

United States Capitol

Tracking legislation and votes in the United States Congress.

Bite the Ballot

Bite the Ballot

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)

Bite The Ballot is an international social enterprise that specialises in civic and community engagement. Our charity has grown from an idea in a classroom to coordinating world-record breaking campaigns, changing laws and rebranding politics among young and socially-excluded communities.

Rebuilding American Democracy in an Era of Crisis

The book looks at organizing models, civic tech, governance, citizen engagement and how to fund, staff, and train the next generation of leaders to revitalize democracy.

Direct Democracy Database

The Direct Democracy Database allows users to explore the different ways direct democracy is used in different countries.

Center for Civic Education

The Center for Civic Education is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational corporation dedicated to promoting an enlightened and responsible citizenry committed to democratic principles and actively engaged in the practice of democracy in the United States and other countries.

Totem

Totem is an online learning platform on using digital security tools and tactics effectively for journalists, activists, and trainers.

Baobab Law

Baobab Law

South Africa

Baobab.law attempts to remove barriers to legal assistance by providing DIY legal solutions in the form of videotutorials. Videos are recorded with professional lawyers, and are available in multiple languages.

CivLab

CivLab

Lehigh University, Memorial Drive West, Bethlehem, PA, USA

CivLab is a suite of complementary projects and design-thinking that revolve around the concepts of citizenship, civics, and engagement.

Vote by Design

Vote by Design

Stanford d.school, Escondido Mall, Stanford, CA, USA

Our free digital curriculum allows educators, civic organizers, and community leaders to help new voters find clarity on what leadership qualities are most important to them in a U.S. President -- and why.

CIVICUS

CIVICUS

College Park, Maryland

A living-learning community at the University of Maryland based on instilling civic engagement

New Jersey Civic Info Bill

Establishes New Jersey Civic Information Consortium; appropriates $20 million from General Fund and $1 million annually thereafter.

Constitute Project

Constitute offers access to the world’s constitutions so that users can systematically compare them across a broad set of topics — using an inviting, clean interface.

New York City Civic Engagement Commission

New York City Civic Engagement Commission

1 Centre Street, New York, NY, USA

The Civic Engagement Commission will enhance civic participation, promote civic trust, and strengthen democracy in New York City.

The Good Lobby

The Good Lobby

Brussels, Belgium

TGL is committed to giving voice to underrepresented public interests and bringing more citizens into the public policy process.

Know Your Rights Camp

A free campaign for youth funded by Colin @kaepernick7 to raise awareness on self-empowerment 💪🏿 and interacting with law enforcement 🚔

RePresent

RePresent

Connecticut

RePresent is a law game that provides self-represented parties in Connecticut with foundational advocacy experience.

Measures for Justice

Measures for Justice

421 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607, USA

Measures for Justice is on a mission to make accurate criminal justice data available to spur reform.

Burocratas YouTube channel

Somos una herramienta de información que busca que los ciudadanos tengan una visión clara y completa de la gestión de los funcionarios públicos en Colombia.

Police Case

Police Case

Sierra Leone

Police Case uses popular TV culture to educate the public about legal rights and the justice system.

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