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Data Equity for Main Street

Promoting data literacy by training librarians and community members how to find, use and give advice on the power of open data.

Democratizing Data through Visual Search Results

Making it easier to access and use public data through an open source project that will present data in a more visual and relevant manner through search results. For example, a search for “budget” on raleighnc.gov would yield intuitive, attractive graphs and charts.

Documents Empowerment Project

Helping low-income Americans prove their eligibility for public benefit programs by scaling a benefit program document database and discovery platform.

FOIA Mapper

The goal is to build an open source 'FOIA map,' which will comprise: a catalog of government information systems, semantic descriptions of the records they contain, and relational schema / documentation describing how the records are stored.

Law, Order & Algorithms

Increasing transparency and accountability in law enforcement by compiling, analyzing and releasing a data set of more than 100 million highway patrol stops throughout the country.

Legislation Tracker: Beyond the bills

Bringing more accountability and transparency to state lawmaking by creating a tracking tool for all major bills passed in New Jersey that would provide information on whether the law was enforced and milestones were met.

Security Force Monitor

Informing and advancing journalism, human rights and other public interest work by compiling and structuring public data on police, military and other security forces.

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