Civic Technologies and Social Justice Issues
- [https://docs.google.com/document/d/1HOA3h3weREfUgIphoDqaho4xOEf_PyUuLCGsrysnceU/edit# Field Scan of Civic Technology] by Living Cities and OpenPlans (11/2012)
- Using Online Tools to Engage–and be Engaged by-the Public by Matt Leighninger (9/2011) A description of 10 different tactics managers may find useful for engaging the public online and highlights over 40 different technologies in use today to support those kinds of engagements.
- Philanthropy’s role in creating a connected America by Benton Foundation (2009) Outlines how foundations can support capacity building and expanding broadband access to underserved communities by leveraging the federal Broadband Infrastructure and Broadband Technologies Opportunity Programs through matching grants and partnerships.
- Equal Justice and the Digital Revolution: Using Technology to Meet the Legal Needs of Low-Income People by National Legal Aid and Defender Association and CLASP (10/2002)
- “How the Internet Reinforces Inequality in the Real World” by Emily Badger of The Atlantic Cities (2/6/2013)
- “San Francisco’s Low Income Residents to Benefit from Civic Minded Geeks” by Chris Roberts of the San Francisco Examiner (2013) also known as Code for America’s 2013 San Francisco Fellows
- “OpenGovernment is Going Local with the Knight Foundation” OpenGovernment blogpost (10/2012) Details goals to provide engagement for all citizens.
- “Four Ideas on How Tech Can Increase Civic Engagement” Knight Foundation blogpost (1/2012) Hint: One idea is access for citizens of all income brackets.
- “India’s Virtual Vigilantes” by Neeta Lal of Asia Times (3/2009)
- Striking Poverty’s “Featured Conversation: Open Data for Poverty Alleviation” (discussion, 2/2013)
- Knight Foundation’s National Program Goals (re: community groups & neighborhood partners) (video, 2011)