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A Field Guide to the Dark Ecologies of Newtown Creek

A Field Guide to the Dark Ecologies of Newtown Creek is designed in phases that we are developing over time. Each contains a self-guided pamphlet in conversation with a site-specific engagement, generated through community partnerships. You will find all the sections on this website, along with resources to help you engage through further ways of knowing.

Guidebook: Crafting a Results-Driven Request for Proposals (RFP)

Harvard Kennedy School Government Performance Lab's Guidebook: Crafting a Results-Driven Request for Proposals (RFP) The resources contained in this guidebook will help public sector organizations leverage procurement to improve the outcomes of government-funded programs and services, including by writing results-driven requests for proposals (RFPs) and by better managing the RFP development process.

Keep It In The Community

Add, view, or discuss places of value to your local community (including Assets of Community Value and assets owned and run by the community). KeepItInTheCommunity, the site that maps Assets of Community Value and other community-owned spaces and places, is moving to a new home with the Plunkett Foundation.

18F's State and Local Government practice

We work with state and local governments to help with prototyping and procurement for federally-funded digital public services, using agile acquisition consulting services.

The Local Office Function Index

The Local Office Function Index (LOFI) is a standardized, nationwide dataset of what your elected officials are responsible for and how you can engage with them.


GovSight is a 501(c)(3) US nonprofit that is building a comprehensive civic information platform to help make citizenship simplified for all.

State Software Collaborative

As part of the Beeck Center’s Digital Service Collaborative , a project in partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation, we will knit together a collection of state agencies based on common needs to help them collaboratively procure, develop, and maintain the software that they all depend on. This will prevent 50 states from buying 50 versions of near-identical, overpriced software, and instead allows them to procure high-quality, fair-priced software just once, and share it amongst themselves.

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