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This category collects different learning resources about civic tech. You can find from blogs that explain how to enhance the relationship between people and governments to podcasts and films on how humanitarian organizations are responding to crises. The collection also includes books, newsletters, research, catalogs, reports, and information about courses, trainings, and workshops.

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Community Tool Box

Community Tool Box

Lawrence, Kansas

The Community Tool Box is a free, online resource for those working to build healthier communities and bring about social change.

Tech Diplomacy Academy

Online education platform: "Learn new ways of working at the intersection of innovation, business, and geopolitics, and discover the role you or your organization can play in a future where technology advances freedom."

Politics Recoded: The Infrastructural Organizing of Code for America

By Aure Schrock. Out in September. The first detailed history of Code for America that examines how democratically designed government systems can collectively improve technology's impact on society.

Civic Tech Innovation Short Course, Wits School of Governance

This course will provide you with skills to develop an applied understanding of how to use technological platforms to enhance the interface between government and citizens in the delivery of services.

Digital Fundamentals for Public Impact

Digital Fundamentals for Public Impact

Georgetown University, 3700 O St NW, Washington, DC 20057, United States

Online course offered through Georgetown University’s Initiative on Technology and Society, the Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation and the McCourt School of Public Policy: a continuing education course to help participants rapidly grasp digital fundamentals in a way that is practical and relevant to their work.

National Civic Review

The National Civic League's Quarterly Journal, "One of the Nation’s Oldest and Most Respected Journals of Civic Affairs"

ACM Interactions March - April 2024 issue

As we move solidly into 2024, we have been considering how civic infrastructures, currently and in the future, will affect our experiences with technology, our experiences with services we take for granted, and how we relate to one another.

Freedom of Expression, Artificial Intelligence & Elections MOOC

During our four-week MOOC, you will learn about and explore the fascinating and ever-evolving world of technology and democracy, in particular the impact of artificial intelligence on freedom of expression in elections.

Participate Practically

‘Participate Practically’ is a 10-hour self-paced online course designed to help you plan, launch, administer and evaluate participation projects.

Your weekly insight into GovTech collaboration and innovation in Europe and Asia

Commons Library

The Commons Library includes 1000+ educational resources in a range of formats. Topics include campaign strategy, community organising, working effectively in groups, justice and diversity, creative activism, and much more.

Deliberative Democracy Digest

The Deliberative Democracy Digest publishes a roundup of recent developments in the theory and practice of deliberative democracy. It is the companion piece of the academic publication Journal of Deliberative Democracy (formerly Journal of Public Deliberation).

Public Sector Network

Public Sector Network

Sydney NSW, Australia

Public Sector Network is a social learning platform that exists to help government around the globe break down silos, collaborate, and work together for better outcomes for citizens.

Public Interest Tech Webring

The Public Interest Tech Webring is a collection of blogs dedicated to civic tech, public interest tech, government tech policy, and similar topics.

Advocacy Assembly

Advocacy Assembly

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)

Advocacy Assembly is a free e-learning platform featuring dozens of courses for human rights activists, campaigners and journalists.

Washington, DC

A collection of approachable but well-researched primers on emerging tech and potential benefits and risks

MOOC Connexions Citoyennes

Développez votre engagement civique grâce aux outils numériques



Washington, DC

We create engaging courses and events on topics that matter

Journal für politische Bildung

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

Digitally Yours Podcast

Technoloxia's podcast series that brings you an in-depth look into the digital landscape in North Africa. Latest debates at the intersection of technology, policy and Society.

Data for Development Network

Advancing the ethical and responsible use of data to address critical development challenges both globally and locally


Теплица.Курсы помогает городским активистам и сотрудникам общественных организаций профессионально развиваться и получать современные разносторонние знания, чтобы успешно добиваться изменений

Cornell Tech

Cornell Tech

Cornell Tech

Cornell Tech is a graduate campus and research center of Cornell University, located on Roosevelt Island, Manhattan, in New York City.

In Case You Missed It

Join us weekly for government technology news, trends and interviews. Tune in live each Friday at 12:00 PM PT.

The state of Civic Tech Research in Africa: An Evidence Map

The state of Civic Tech Research in Africa: An Evidence Map

South Africa (South Africa, Afrika-Borwa, Suid-Afrika)

The Evidence Mapping project aimed to create a common, up-to-date evidence/ knowledge base about civic tech in the African context, to improve support, decision-making and advocacy in relation to civic tech (including more broadly civil society innovation, tech for good and digital governance).

Critical Infrastructure Lab

the critical infrastructure lab aims to create space to co-develop alternative infrastructural futures that center people and planet over profit and capital.

Master on Artificial Intelligence for Public Services (AI4Gov)

A course from the Departamento de Inteligencia Artificial in Boadilla del Monte, Spain

Smart Cities Certificate

The certificate in Smart Cities is an interdisciplinary program designed for working or aspiring professionals and upper-level students interested in expanding their knowledge-base in the fields of emerging urban technologies, data science, sustainable design, and public-private partnerships.

Journal of Deliberative Democracy

The Journal of Deliberative Democracy (formerly the Journal of Public Deliberation) is an open access journal publishing articles that shape the course of scholarship on deliberative democracy.

The Role of Community Engagement in Urban Innovation Towards the Co-Creation of Smart Sustainable Cities

"Findings from this study presents a developed model that can support community engagement for urban innovation by specifying factors that influences community engagement for smart sustainable city development." by Bokolo Anthony Jr.

Research Excellence Framework Impact case study database

Research Excellence Framework Impact case study database

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)

"Documents put together by university departments that attempt to explain the reach of their research beyond academia."

Democracy Labs

Democracy Labs

San Francisco

DemLabs works with campaigns to understand their needs, finds the best free/affordable apps that meet it and then freely shares how others can use the solution as well.

The Voices of Public Interest Technology podcast

In just 30 minutes, we bring you insightful interviews with public interest technologists and guest experts on such pressing public interest issues as social justice, inequality and internet rights, the digital transformation, social change, the environmental justice, and more.

Hub for Civic Tech Impact

The Hub for Civic Tech Impact at Boston University convenes many of the research and educational programs that focus on the design, analysis, and development of computing and data science methods and systems operating within the context of legal, societal, economic, and public policy frameworks.


The Change Network is a self-paced, 12-month online program that provides structure, tools, coaching, and community to accelerate your goals toward becoming more equitable and inclusive.

Civic Tech Field Guide

The Civic Tech Field Guide is the world’s largest collection of projects using tech for the common good.

Advocacy Assembly

Advocacy Assembly is a free learning community for human rights activists and journalists.

Socks Talk Politics

“Socks Talk Politics” is a YouTube series launched by the Innovation in Politics Institute to showcase the wide-ranging community and government projects that are around Europe.

Democracy Technologies

A magazine established to provide people working in politics and the industry of Democracy Technologies with in-depth information about new developments and technologies in the field of digital participation and deliberation, electronic voting, and other digital tools that improve political organisations.

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