The City of Austin OGP pioneer team reflects on their experience opening local governance and co-creating solutions to end homelessness.
Throwing technology at our broken election system doesn’t create reform. Instead, let’s start by understanding the incentives and challenges of those who help make the process democratic—poll workers.
On “People, Spaces, Deliberation,” a blog published by The World Bank, Nonso Jideofor explains the pressures facing independent journalists in West Africa and the role funders can play.
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From February 17th to 19th, Emily Herrick and Lauren Gardner contributed as organizers and participants to the NYC Service Design Jam. Over 48 hours, participating teams researched, designed, and prototyped new services based on this year’s theme of communication and connection. The NYC Jam was only one of concurrent 100 global service design jams aiming to grow the field of service design and customer experience. For a recap of the event see @NYCservicejam.
On February 25th, Panthea Lee will serve as the judge for the NYC OpenRecords Virtual UX Hackathon. Contestants will submit ideas for improving the OpenRecords platform, a tool which Reboot helped concept to support the New York City government’s processing of Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) requests. Register here if you are a UX professional interested in improving civic technology and participating in the hackathon.
From February 22nd to 24th, Nicole Anand will participate in Verge NYC, a student organized conference on transdisciplinary design at Parsons in New York City. As an advisory board member, Nicole will lead conversations on Youth empowerment and civic engagement. This year’s conference focuses on how to uncover and disrupt power dynamics with the goal of illuminating traditionally invisible social groups and environments. Register to attend the event or follow along on with #VergeNYC.
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