Civic Engagement

TESTING

Hole-in-the-Wall

Project / Teaching & Learning Practices

Hole-in-the-Wall

Bridging the digital divide by reaching previously underserved children in the developing world-urban slums and remote-rural populations, ethnic minorities, juvenile home detainees, and children with...
Out the Window: About/In/By Los Angeles

Project / Teaching & Learning Practices

Out the Window: About/In/By Los Angeles

In Out the Window , youth collaboratively write and produce videos and TV screen banners that explore aspects of their families, blocks, streets, and neighborhoods. These geo-coded messages are...
Mobile Action Lab

Project / Teaching & Learning Practices

Mobile Action Lab

Youth Radio’s Mobile Action Lab networks emerging entrepreneurs, social change agents, and top technologists with Oakland-based youth participants who propose, develop, and market online and mobile...
Digital Democracy Contest

Project

Digital Democracy Contest

The growing wealth of governmental data online has tremendous potential to increase civic engagement. Built on the successful Digital Literacy Contest, the Digital Democracy Contest employs existing...
CivicsLab.com

Project

CivicsLab.com

Focusing on the Southwestern Pennsylvania region, CivicsLab puts elementary and middle school students in virtual control of decision-making in their communities to encourage civic participation,...
Self-Advocacy Online

Project / Social & Political Issues

Self-Advocacy Online

Self-Advocacy Online is an educational and networking website for teens and adults with intellectual and cognitive disabilities, targeted at those who participate in organized self-advocacy groups...
Networking Grassroots Knowledge Globally

Project / Social & Political Issues

Networking Grassroots Knowledge Globally

Networking Grassroots Knowledge Globally, a project of the Global Fund for Children, is a new community and "information commons" that will include blogs, video clips, sound slides, podcasts, and...
Fractor:  Act on Facts

Project / Social & Political Issues

Fractor: Act on Facts

Fractor is a web application that matches news stories with opportunities for social activism and community service. "Facts" and "Acts" are organized on a single, intuitive page where every news...
FollowTheMoney.org: Networking Civic Engagement

Project / Teaching & Learning Practices

FollowTheMoney.org: Networking Civic Engagement

FollowTheMoney.org: Networking Civic Engagement, a project of the Institute on Money in State Politics, is an online interactive site and users' guide that supports civics research by young people...
Mobile Movement:  Handheld Philanthropy

Project / Teaching & Learning Practices

Mobile Movement: Handheld Philanthropy

Primary leadership: Leba Haber Rubinoff Award amount: $72,000 Mobile Movement connects young African social entrepreneurs with young North American professionals. Using mobile phone technology, which...