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Perhaps the core premise of civic tech is that it can improve civic engagement. Whether in concert with formal governmental bodies or independent of them, civic tech promises to help citizens (in the Latin sense, of the city) engage with one another to share power in the pursuit of building just societies.

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Center for Democracy Innovation

The mission of the National Civic League’s Center for Democracy Innovation is to understand, test, and disseminate innovations that can make democracy more participatory, equitable, and productive.

Civic Engagement Scorecard

It's a quick tool for the public to rate: 1) Official public meetings (such as city council meetings, board/commission meetings, school board meetings) that you have attended. 2) How connected your community (people, organizations and institutions) is.

voca

voca

Geneva, Switzerland

Open SaaS & hosting service for Decidim

Octree

Octree

Geneva, Switzerland

Octree is a startup studio to build today's digital commons: viable, open & fair.

Camden Talks Data: Machine learning

This video explains how Camden Council uses machine learning to improve council services.

Plataforma de Articulación Comunitaria

Chat de Whatsaap diseñado para generar un proceso interactivo de rendición de cuentas basado en información pública y análisis de calidad sobre las principales reformas y las posturas de los actores políticos que las votaron.

Javna rasprava Lokal

Javna rasprava Lokal

Bosnia and Herzegovina (Bosna i Hercegovina / Босна и Херцеговина)

Javna rasprava Lokal je web platforma koja je pokrenuta kao alat za poboljšanja dvosmjerne komunikacije između građana/ki i donosioca/teljki odluka na lokalnom nivou.

Find local consultations (Gov.UK)

Find local consultations (Gov.UK)

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)

Postcode lookup search engine to "Have your say about local issues. Councils carry out consultations on the way they plan, manage and deliver services."

Talk to the City

Talk to the City is an open-source LLM interface for improving collective deliberation and decision-making by analyzing detailed, qualitative data. It aggregates responses and arranges similar arguments into clusters.

The Computational Democracy Project

The Computational Democracy Project designs, engineers and maintains Polis, an open source, real-time system for gathering, analyzing and understanding what large groups of people think in their own words, enabled by advanced statistics and machine learning.

Delib Citizen Space

Delib Citizen Space

Orchard Street Business Centre, 13-14 Orchard Street, Bristol, BS1 5EH

Next-generation engagement tools for 21st century democracy.

Agora (France)

Agora (France)

Paris, France

L'application Agora permet aux Français de s'exprimer sur des sujets à forts enjeux en participant à des consultations et en posant des questions au Gouvernement.

Peticijos.lt

Peticijos.lt

Lithuania

Peticijos.lt is a Lithuanian website that serves as a platform for creating and signing petitions.

Polltix

Polltix

Vilnius, Lithuania

A platform for the public sector to directly consult with the citizens.

Free Machine

Free Machine awakens civic participation where emerging technology, public policy, and culture meet.

Future Perfect

Future Perfect is a live, choose-your-own-adventure game where players join an imagined society called Tomorrowland.

Public Option for AI (PO4AI)

Public Option for AI (PO4AI) is an immersive experience designed for elected officials and city staff to explore how residents’ voices might be centered in decision-making around public-interest technologies.

POPVOX Foundation

POPVOX Foundation

United States of America (the)

POPVOX Foundation works to inform and empower people and make government work better for everyone.

coletivo delibera

coletivo delibera

Brazil (Brasil)

O coletivo delibera trabalha com uma forma inédita e democrática de atuação da sociedade nas decisões de pautas políticas do país, de comunidades, de cidades e até mesmo de bairros.

Es geht LOS!

Wir sind ein zivilgesellschaftlicher, überparteilicher Think & Do Tank für losbasierte Bürgerbeteiligung. Wir initiieren geloste Bürgerräte kommunal, im Wahlkreis, national und sogar in öffentlichen Institutionen.

Innovationshauptplatz of the city of Linz

You want to actively shape your Linz? Join the Innovationshauptplatz Linz and become part of our community of 7,300 users!

Creamos

Creamos

Santiago, Chile

El Programa Creamos de INJUV está dirigido a jóvenes entre 15 y 29 años que quieran ser líderes y generar cambios a pequeña o mediana escala, proponiendo ideas innovadoras para problemas que afecten a una comunidad.

How can civic tech work effectively with public and private institutions?

A collection of case studies where civic tech interventions have resulted in tangible improvements and benefits for governments/public institutions and their citizens, by People Powered

New Ways Feed

New Ways Feed

South Korea (Republic of Korea)

Korean app to match young people to politicians in their area and discussing their issues

Maino Tech

Maino Tech

Helsinki, Finland

We provide modern, effective solutions for participation and collective decision-making. Our Services

Ampliando Democracia

Ampliando Democracia

Madrid (Spain)

Ampliando Democracia es un proyecto que promueve la reflexión sobre cómo mejorar la gobernanza, las políticas públicas y la calidad democrática a través de una participación ciudadana más profunda, inclusiva y sólida.

The Centre for Civic Innovation

The Centre for Civic Innovation

Sydney NSW, Australia

What would you like to do for your community? We want to help make it happen.

Participatory Digital Futures: How digital transformation can be made good for all

by Mark Findlay, Sharanya Shanmugam. In this article, through vignettes from the United Kingdom and Singapore’s experience, we highlight how digital transformation can be made more participatory for users affected by digital initiatives.

Közösségi Digitális Eszközök Alapítvány

"We created the foundation in 2016 - economists, IT and communication specialists - to support the development of free digital tools necessary for community decision-making, and to operate such tools." (Translated)

Red Ciudadana

Red Ciudadana

Guatemala

Participación, formación ciudadana y apertura de datos Somos una organización que trabaja por una Guatemala más democrática, innovadora y transparente.

Partimap

Partimap

Hungary (Magyarország)

PARTIMAP is a free, easy to use and customizable map-based survey for those who believe that affected citizens should have a say in public development projects.

Namma Mahiti Kendras

IT for Change’s Namma Mahiti Kendras are ICT-enabled information centers that aim to break down the barriers to citizens’ right-claiming processes.

Hoplr

Hoplr

Ghent, Belgium

The all-in-one platform for community engagement

The Collective Intelligence Project

Our mission is to direct technological development towards the collective good.

Talk to Loop

Talk to Loop

The Hague, Netherlands

Loop’s feedback platform is revolutionising accountability in humanitarian aid and development by providing a space for accessible feedback, reliable complaints mechanisms and safe reporting of Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment (SEAH).

Citibeats

Our artificial intelligence platform covers many of today's most relevant topics: from sustainable cities to citizen security, from migration to climate change & biodiversity, and more.

The People's Money

The People's Money

New York City, NY, USA

NYC's first citywide Mayoral participatory budgeting process, run by the NYC Civic Engagement Commission (CEC) (2022-2023)

The Participation Playbook

The Participation Playbook is an interactive guide to help you successfully advocate for and implement a participatory program for your government or community. It is a tool for people who want to open up government to meaningful and equitable community participation.

Participatory Policymaking

Through participatory policymaking, residents propose, debate, and vote on new policies and policy changes, through online platforms and meetings.

Legislative Theater

In legislative theater, communities, advocates and policymakers work together, to identify, develop, and build support for new legislation.

Colab.re

Colab.re

Brazil (Brasil)

Faça com que os direitos sociais se tornem uma realidade.

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