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Civic Data

#ThisWeekInData

Writing for Civicist, Mark Headd, former Chief Data Officer for the City of Philadelphia, reminds us that the problems with government technology proc...

The Responsive City

The Responsive City In the News

Civic Data

#ThisWeekInData

State and city governments implement the work of the largest federal programs, covering issues like housing, education, transportation, and law enforc...

Civic Engagement

Improving Service and Communication with Open Data

Enacting policies to make more data publicly accessible also makes governments more accessible to the communities they serve. Open data fuels the kind...

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Civic Data

#ThisWeekInData

As new civic technologies proliferate, embedding participation in developing public interest technologies is key, says Sean Martin McDonald, CEO of Fr...

Social Services

San Francisco’s Holistic Approach to Helping the Homeless

Local governments taking on homelessness struggle with several serious challenges: how to measure success; how to coordinate services when the issues...

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Atlanta‚Äôs Civic Innovation Community:  From Buzz to Action

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The Chicago Public Library Redefines its Role in the Digital Age

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Using Data to Combat Infant Mortality in Cincinnati