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We consider these categories necessary pre-requisites for effective civic tech. Without digital literacy and access, meaningful representation, trust and safety, or civic literacy, civic tech will not succeed. So while not every project in this section is explicitly 'civic tech', they are vital foundational layers to the field.

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Direct Democracy Database

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

Code for Nerima

Code for Nerima

Nerima City, Tokyo, Japan

The Code for Japan Brigade based in Nerima-ku, Tokyo

Be My Eyes

Be My Eyes

Åbogade 15, 8200 Aarhus, Denmark

Bringing sight to blind and low-vision people

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.

Outline VPN offered in Zimbabwe

CITE in Zimbabwe and Code for Africa have partnered to make Outline from Jigsaw available to news organisations and CSOs. It means VPN can be rolled out on their own servers to connect to the internet and keep communication private and safe.

New America Resilient Mesh Wireless initiative

The Resilient Mesh Wireless project is a series of local networks serving small businesses combined with community-based trainings in Sandy-affected areas.

CIVICUS

CIVICUS

College Park, Maryland

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

Netfreedom Pioneers

We are a technology nonprofit developing innovative anti-censorship tools and sending life-changing information anywhere the Internet doesn’t reach.

Digital Undivided

Digital Undivided

50 Hurt Plaza Southeast, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA

BLACK AND LATINX WOMEN FOUNDERS + THEIR BIG IDEAS AND HIGH GROWTH COMPANIES + OUR TRAINING, NETWORK, AND ACCESS TO FUNDING = SOMETHING THE STARTUP WORLD HAS NEVER SEEN BEFORE

Police Case

Police Case

Sierra Leone

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

Internet Universality Indicators (ROAM-X)

Internet Universality Indicators (ROAM-X)

UNESCO, Place de Fontenoy, Paris, France

A map of the Internet measuring its compliance with human Rights (R), evaluating its Openness (O) and Accessibility (A), and assessing the involvement of Multistakeholder actors (M) in its governance

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

Wayfindr with TfL

Wayfindr with TfL

52-58 Arcola Street, London E8 2DJ, UK

We have developed the world's first internationally-approved standard for accessible audio navigation.

The 21st Century Integrated Digital Experience Act

The 21st Century Integrated Digital Experience Act (IDEA) requires all government-produced digital products, including websites and applications, to be consistent, modern, and mobile-friendly.

Centro de Relevo

Centro de Relevo

Cra. 8a, Bogotá, Colombia

Inclusion for allowing citizens with hearing impairment to interact with public services and institutions.

Centre for Internet and Society

Centre for Internet and Society

194, 2nd C Cross Rd, Stage 2, Domlur, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560071

The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) is an Indian, non-profit organization that undertakes interdisciplinary research on internet and digital technologies from policy and academic perspectives -- including hundreds of articles on Accessibility.

Seeing AI

Seeing AI

Redmond, WA

A free app that narrates the world around you. Designed for the low vision community, this research project harnesses the power of AI to describe people, text and objects

IP Observatory

IP Observatory

Monash University, Wellington Rd, Clayton VIC, Australia

Internet insights for social good

Bookshare

Bookshare makes reading easier. People with dyslexia, blindness, cerebral palsy, and other reading barriers can customize their experience to suit their learning style and find virtually any book they need for school, work, or the joy of reading.

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