Blueprint, Viewpoints

Harry Potter at the Crossroads: We Need New Open Systems

As Lucy Bernholz writes, we need to lose the old-fashioned concept of going online and address how and why we’re controlled by our digital systems.

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4Q4 Podcast, Digital Impact Grants, Interviews

Can Data Make Bad Housing Practice a Thing of the Past?

Digital Impact grantee JustFix.nyc is leading a data coalition whose aim is to further housing justice in New York City and beyond.

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Blueprint, Viewpoints

Where Is Digital Civil Society in 2020?

As civil society is now digital we face new decisions at every level, from the individual to the organizational. Who and what will we be?

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Blueprint, Viewpoints

Building the Blueprint: Digital Civil Society Speaks

People from around the world share their thoughts on digital civil society, why it matters, and what makes them hopeful about it.

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4Q4 Podcast, Interviews

Crowdfunding a Space for Civic Engagement

GivingTuesday’s Asha Curran explains how the movement has inspired a new generation of donors.

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Bracing for Change

“A new subsector of civil society has emerged – call it the ‘disinformation hunters’ and ‘democracy defenders.’ These activists are helping to create a new face of civil society.”

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A Need for Open Systems

“We need community-based innovation focused on security, privacy, and decentralized governance to keep the portals between the physical and the digital safe for civil society.”

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Civil Society Speaks

“I put out a call to colleagues from around the world to share their thoughts on digital civil society, why it matters, and what makes them hopeful about it.” Lucy Bernholz, DCSL

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