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The ability to navigate technology and complicated digital contexts is an increasingly necessary skillset for citizens. Digitization of government, online advocacy campaigns, and other civic tech efforts will hit hard limits if the constituency or electorate isn't comfortable using technology.

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Portugal Digital

Acelerar Portugal através da capacitação digital das pessoas, da transformação digital das empresas e da digitalização do Estado.

JAAKLAC iniciativa podcast

JAAKLAC iniciativa promueve la educación digital crítica para desarrollar el conocimiento sobre cómo las tecnologías digitales afectan a sociedades, al medioambiente y para ampliar la partcipación colectiva hacia futuros más justos.

Skills Wiki for New Government Hires

Skills Wiki for New Government Hires

Aspen Institute, North 3rd Street, Aspen, CO, USA

A comprehensive set of resources to help new techies in government hit the ground running on day one.

VOTE: Women

VOTE: Women

Kampala, Uganda

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

Curricular Resource: Public Interest Data Literacy

Public Interest Data Literacy (PIDLit) at Georgia State University weds the skills of data literacy with the frameworks and tools of public interest technology.

Future of Privacy Forum Training Program

The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) Training Program provides an in-depth understanding of today’s most pressing privacy and data protection topics.


Теплица Социальных Технологий— это 5000+ полезных практических статей, чек-листов и видеоуроков, которые восполнят пробелы в знаниях и расширят набор инструментов для решения повседневных задач

Website that shows you all the information other websites can glean when you visit them

Own Your Data Foundation

We equip every individual with the tools they need to live a safe, protected, and informed digital life.

Data Activism program for Cambridge Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program

six-week Data Activism curriculum to equip students with critical-thinking skills so they feel prepared to utilize data science to challenge social injustice and empower their community

Congressional App Challenge

Congressional App Challenge

740 15th St. NW Washington D.C.

We are Members of the U.S. House of Representatives hosting district-wide Congressional App Challenges for middle school and high school students, encouraging them to learn to code and inspiring them to pursue careers in computer science.

City of Boston Digital Equity Assessment

City of Boston Digital Equity Assessment

1 City Hall Square, Boston, MA, United States

This study documents the rise of competitive broadband service in Boston; describes steadily increasing City efforts to close gaps in broadband affordability, devices, and skills; characterizes the remaining gaps in these areas as defined by stakeholders and available data; and makes near-term policy recommendations to address these gaps in light of current federal funding opportunities. This report also provides a high-level estimate of the cost of building a third competitive fiber network in the City, in addition to the residential services of Comcast and Verizon.

The Turing Way

The Turing Way

The Alan Turing Institute, Euston Road, London, UK

Community-led guides for data science and open research



South America

SocialTIC es una organización sin fines de lucro dedicada a la investigación, formación, acompañamiento y promoción de la tecnología digital e información para fines sociales.Conoce nuestros proyectos, reflexiones y recomendaciones sobre infoactivismo, datos abiertos y seguridad digital

No Minor Futures

No Minor Futures is a public education campaign amplifying children's hopes and fears about AI technology. It uses animations, podcasts, workshops, and social media.

TechImpact Technology Learning Center (formerly NPower)

Find original research, insights, and assessment tools to help you solve your biggest tech challenges.

Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD)

Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD)

Social Insurance Road Trade Fair Area 700103 Kano Nigeria

CITAD is a non-governmental and non-profit organization that is committed to the use of information and communication technologies for development and promotion of good governance.


SiBerkreasi is a national movement to overcome the biggest potential threats that are being faced by Indonesia, namely the spread of negative content through the internet such as hoaxes, cyberbullying and online radicalism.

Facebook Digital Literacy Library

Facebook Digital Literacy Library

United States of America (the)

The Facebook Digital Literacy Library is hosted by Facebook and currently includes learning resources made available by Youth and Media at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International license.

Mozilla Web Literacy Framework

Mozilla Web Literacy Framework

Mountain View, CA, USA

In today’s digital world, knowing how to read, write, and participate online is a foundational skill next to reading, writing, and arithmetic.

The Influence Industry Project

Learn about, discover resources, and explore research on the industry using our personal data to influence citizens in political campaigns.

Center on Rural Innovation

As strategists, advocates, connectors, and champions, we collaborate with members of our Rural Innovation Network to launch initiatives and programs that support innovation, entrepreneurship, workforce development, and tech job creation in the places they call home.

The Deepfake Lab

Discover how deepfakes work and the visual clues you can use to identify them. We are a group of communication designers that have created this project to demonstrate our research into making our own deep fake, and to communicate the signs you can spot to identify them.

Apolitical Microcourses

Interactive online courses for 21st century public servants. Master essential skills and earn a certificate of completion.

All In: Data for Community Health

All In: Data for Community Health is a nationwide learning collaborative that helps communities build capacity to address the social determinants of health through multi-sector data sharing collaborations.

A People’s Guide to AI

A People’s Guide to AI

4126 Third St. Detroit, MI 48201

This popular education-inspired guide breaks down and contextualizes artificial intelligence technologies within structural racism — and provides hands-on exercises to help us imagine beyond, and dream up alternate and ideal futures with AI.

Ada Developers Academy

Ada Developers Academy

Seattle, WA, United States of America

A non-profit, tuition-free coding school for women and gender diverse adults. They focus on serving low-income people, underrepresented minorities, and members of the LGBTQIA+ community.

Access Guide

Access Guide is a friendly introduction to digital accessibility based on WCAG 2.1 (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines).



Boston, MA

A video series promoting public literacy of tech in public spaces

BEL'S AI Initiative

AI literacy effort for government and other sectors in Cameroon

Abre Alcaldías

Abre Alcaldías

Latin America

Trainings and storytelling for open government in Latin America

JAAKLAC initiative

Reseaching and advocating for critical digital education and youth participation from Latin America and the Majority World

Soft robotic

The Soft Robotics Toolkit grew out of research conducted at Harvard University and Trinity College Dublin which focused on developing better instructional kits for hands-on design courses (Dónal P. Holland et al. 2014).

Tanzania Data Lab dlab

Tanzania Data Lab dlab

University Of Dar es Salaam Computing Centre - SED, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Promoting innovation and data literacy through a premier center of excellence

Centre for Indigenous Innovation and Technology

A non-profit that works to address the underrepresentation of Indigenous peoples in the technology and innovation sectors in Canada.

NNIP Catalog of data trainings

NNIP Catalog of data trainings

The Urban Institute, L'Enfant Plaza Southwest, Washington, DC, USA

This catalog highlights examples of training courses from around the country that advance data and technology literacy.



718 7th St NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Find low-cost internet and affordable computers in your area.

Our Data Bodies

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.

Data Murals

Data Murals

MIT Media Lab

After finding a strong lack of artistic examples of data presentation, we decided to make some Data Murals of our own!

Tactical Tech

Tactical Tech

Brunnenstraße 9, 10119 Berlin, Germany

Tactical Tech is a non profit that explores the political and social role of technology in our lives.

Mobilisation Lab

MobLab enables global campaigners to build a more just, peaceful, and sustainable world by equipping them with strategies, tools, tactics, and partners.

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