Help Us Strengthen Open Government

Open data is key to a transparent, accountable, participatory, and collaborative open government. The 2nd  U.S. Open Government National Action Plan  called to expand U.S. open data by:  managing government data as a strategic asset, launching an improved Data.gov , opening agriculture and nutrition data , and opening natural disaster-related data to support response and recovery efforts . In concert with fulfilling these commitments, the U.S. government has been moving the needle forward every … Continued

National Day of Civic Hacking – Citizens Wanted

The National Day of Civic Hacking (#NDoCH) is a national community engagement celebration with events taking place on Saturday, June 6, in several cities around the country such as Miami, Chicago, Nashville, Wichita, Boulder, San Diego and Houston to name … Continued

Launching the Police Data Initiative

Today, the President is in Camden to talk about the promising progress that city is making in enhancing community policing. Last December, President Obama launched the Task Force on 21st Century Policing to better understand specific policing challenges and help communities identify actions they can take to improve law enforcement and … Continued