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.
The Al Accountability Fellowships seek to support journalists working on in-depth AI accountability stories that examine governments' and corporations’ uses of predictive and surveillance technologies to guide decisions in policing, medicine, social welfare, the criminal justice system, hiring, and more.
The JournalismAI Fellowship Programme is a free online initiative that brings together journalists and technologists from media organisations worldwide to explore innovative solutions to improve journalism via the use of AI technologies.
At the heart of Newspeak House is its residential programme, running since 2015. Seven residents spend a year immersed in these communities, enjoying the chance to meet thousands of people and attend events held on their doorstep.
This joint initiative from Hearken, Solutions Journalism Network and Trusting News will equip newsroom-based journalists to transform their coverage of democracy through solutions-focused reporting that builds trust and avoids polarization.
The Starling Lab, a research center anchored at Stanford University’s School of Engineering and the University of Southern California’s Shoah Foundation, has developed a ground-breaking framework to combat mis/disinformation by tracking the provenance of digital content through the use of open-source tools, best practices and case studies designed to help reduce information uncertainty.
SMEX is launching the inaugural SMEX Fellowship Programme to bring new minds and voices to the digital rights field, raise innovative solutions to the many-layered issues that govern use and access to the internet, and expand research on emerging topics within digital rights in the MENA region.
The CR Digital Lab offers paid, non-resident fellowships to study the effects of connected products and services. Fellows will undertake research to increase transparency and advance consumers’ interests in the marketplace—devising new testing frameworks, tools, and procedures to evaluate values such as privacy, security, and fairness. Fellows will have the opportunity to collaborate with a diverse community of technologists, leverage CR’s physical labs and testing infrastructure, and communicate findings to manufacturers, policymakers, and the public. Applications for our 2020 non-resident fellowships are now closed. We appreciate your interest and hope that you will consider applying next year when we reopen applications for the 2021 season.
The Information Futures Fellowship is a novel opportunity for practitioners in public health, healthcare, community organizations, media, policy, design and other fields who are actively working on responses to the ongoing information crisis.
The African Digital Democracy Observatory (ADDO) is offering a series of seed grants and additional technical support for targeted research into how both state-affiliated and other lobbyist groups use influence/information operations and disinformation and targeted propaganda to subvert African democracies. The initial research grants focus on four countries: Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and Senegal.
Created by, for and with disabled practitioners, Disability Futures is an initiative—developed in partnership with The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and administered by United States Artists—to spotlight the work of disabled creatives across disciplines and geography and amplify their voices individually and collectively.
The Digital Lab Fellowship is a paid, non-resident opportunity to uncover and address emerging consumer harms in the digital world. The Fellowship may be of interest to engineers, computer scientists, information security professionals, independent researchers, academics, social scientists, and others.
This Code for Canada case study underscores what is possible when it comes to onboarding and implementing digital talent in government. It reviews the experience of four cohorts of Code for Canada Fellows and outlines opportunities and actions governments should consider to improve their exposure and efficacy in recruiting and retaining the talent needed to make digital government happen.
The public-private initiative supports Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC), and women-led small businesses, nonprofits, cooperatives, and technology startups that are building a more equitable and sustainable future for New York City.
two new Impact Fellowships for S&T experts seeking to advance smart education policy: The Learning Acceleration Fellowship at the Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences and the Data Science Impact Fellowship within the Office of the Under Secretary at the Department of Education.
Measurement Lab is seeking three Research Fellows to expand Internet performance research beyond the measurement and optimization for bandwidth. Fellows will utilize M-Lab’s longitudinal, open dataset and/or platform to identify under-recognized Internet performance metrics that can be used to improve end user performance.
The Social Science Research Council's Just Tech Fellowship supports and mobilizes diverse and cross-sector cohorts of researchers and practitioners to imagine and create more just, equitable, and representative technological futures.
Join us as the 2022 Civic Design Fellow. In a 4-month program, from January to April, you’ll take your interest in democracy as a design problem to the next level, working with the Center for Civic Design team and completing an independent project exploring the intersection of language access and voting participation.
Mit dem Fellow-Programm Freies Wissen unterstützen Wikimedia Deutschland, der Stifterverband und die VolkswagenStiftung Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler dabei, ihre Forschung und Lehre offen zu gestalten. Das Fellow-Programm startet im September in die vierte Programmrunde, wieder werden 20 Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler aus verschiedenen Disziplinen gefördert und dabei unterstützt, ihre wissenschaftliche Arbeit offen(er) zu gestalten.
The Information Controls Fellowship Program (ICFP) cultivates research, outputs, and creative collaboration on topics related to repressive internet censorship and surveillance.
Code for America's Community Fellowship program pairs local Brigade talent with government to improve services for vulnerable people they serve.
a fellowship program to empower social entrepreneurs, artists, activists, scholars and other catalysts to increase awareness, understanding and engagement around pressing areas of public interest, with particular attention to underrepresented communities and their ideas
This training prepares teams of community organizers, people with construction skills, and techies to design and deploy communications infrastructure with a commitment to the Detroit Digital Justice Principles.
Fellows will work closely with PRU staff to support multiple research projects including statistical data analysis and monitoring the poverty reduction effects of the city’s anti-poverty initiatives.
The Digital Integrity Fellowship Program (DIFP) provides fixed monthly stipends to individuals capable of addressing short-term and long-term threats to freedom of expression online.
Code for America is a non-partisan, non-political 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2009 to address the widening gap between the public and private sectors in their effective use of technology and design. According to its website, the organization works with residents and governments in solving community problems.