Tag: Digital Infrastructure

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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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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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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Digital as a Given: The Landscape of Digital Civil Society

Lucy Bernholz lays out a vision of digital civil society and the cycles of change society has experienced as we become more dependent on digital systems.

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Save, a New Open-Source App, Empowers Citizen Reporters

A new open-source app from OpenArchive is designed to give citizen reports more agency over their mobile media.

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Lowering the Barrier of Entry to Civil Society Organizations

To be more effective, foundations should challenge the norms of philanthropy that have disenfranchised organizations based on size and age.

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Breaking With Funding Tradition Can Offer Benefits Beyond the Obvious

Helen Turvey of Shuttleworth Foundation sheds light on the disconnect between funders and the communities they serve.

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When Choosing Digital Tools, Consider Context

The Engine Room’s Laura Guzman reveals the most important factor in choosing the right digital tools for your organization.

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Ensuring Funder Support for Digital Infrastructure

Bahrain-based Esra’a Al Shafei has gone to great lengths to preserve the basic infrastructure that would keep digital civil society secure. Are funders listening?

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The Future of Digital Civil Society Depends on Basic Infrastructure

We celebrate the independence that open source affords but are we willing to support the creations it brings about?

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