Found in Translation

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Found in Translation

Subtle differences between words have real moral and practial implications for development work.

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Amplifying Accountability


Amplifying Accountability

See how shoulder-to-shoulder support for media organizations around the world can promote good governance.

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User-Centered Design for New York City's Data

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User-Centered Design for New York City's Data

How a strategic understanding of current and potential users of city data—and their role in the data ecosystem—is helping New York City realize its promise of Open Data for All.

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Reboot is a social impact firm dedicated to inclusive development and accountable governance. We work with governments, foundations, and civil society to achieve their missions.

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Welcome Rufai!


Ahmed Rufai Isah joins Reboot as an Abuja-based Program Coordinator. He helps the team meet goals, guides and coaches local researchers, and facilitates smooth knowledge transfer for clients and staff members. Rufai brings expertise in digital communications and media from a range of past positions in the private and public sectors.

Increasing the Impact of Open Data through Community Collaboration


Emily Herrick will join the Sunlight Foundation’s Tactical Data Engagement webinar on September 19th at 1pm EDT. The webinar launches the foundation’s guide for facilitating open data, which shows how governments can implement community-driven open data interventions. Emily will share lessons from Reboot’s NYC open data user research as part of the kickoff conversation, alongside April Urban, Research Associate at Case Western Reserve University, and Kara Kratowicz, Data Projects Coordinator at the City of Madison, WI. Register for the webinar here, and follow along at #TacticalData.

Strengthening Independent Media in Nigeria


In partnership with the MacArthur Foundation’s On Nigeria program, Reboot will host Nigeria’s leading media practitioners and experts in Lagos for a 3-day workshop on August 16th, 17th, and 18th. The bootcamp-style convening, featuring pitch competitions, ecosystem mapping, and master class sessions, seeks to build a practitioner community focused on covering corruption in Nigeria’s power and education sectors through an ecosystems lens. Follow along at #AABootcamp

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