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Welcome to SciStarter

SciStarter, science we can do together.

SciStarter is the place to find, join, and contribute to science through more than 1600 formal and informal research projects and events. Our database of citizen science projects enables discovery, organization, and greater participation in citizen science. Learn more about citizen science and check out these Ten Principles of Citizen Science.

url: https://scistarter.com/

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RISE is working to become the largest citizen watchdog organization in the United States with the mission of empowering Americans to monitor and take action in response to the Trump Administration, Congress, and state and local governments.

We are citizens who want to RISE up to hold our government and public officials accountable.

url: https://risestronger.org/

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Public Citizen Home Page

'Citizen Vox' blog logo; thumbnail illustration of Statue of Liberty's head

Public Citizen serves as the people’s voice in the nation’s capital. Since our founding in 1971, we have delved into an array of areas, but our work on each issue shares an overarching goal: To ensure that all citizens are represented in the halls of power. For four decades, we have proudly championed citizen interests before Congress, the executive branch agencies and the courts. We have successfully challenged the abusive practices of the pharmaceutical, ...

url: http://www.citizen.org/

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Monitor environmental and social change using iPhones, photo-stitching, and time lapse | Monitor Change

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Sam Droege's idea has lots of applications to the type of work that ecologists, foresters, land managers, and environmental citizen groups do and provides an easy (and actually information dense) way of tracking long-term changes using volunteers using the smart phone that many carry in their pocket. The concept is broad and is meant to be applicable to any location you would like to create uniform documentation of change over long or short periods of time...

url: http://monitorchange.org/

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Center for Effective Government | Because government matters

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Our mission is to build an open, accountable government that invests in the common good, protects people and the environment, and advances the national priorities defined by an active, informed citizenry.

url: http://www.foreffectivegov.org/

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Gov 2.0 Expo Showcase - Co-produced by TechWeb & O'Reilly Conferences, September 08 Washington, DC

Gov 2.0 Expo logo The theme of Gov 2.0 Expo Showcase is Government as a Platform. When the static Web 1.0 evolved to a malleable read/write version, it was dubbed a Web 2.0 platform. As there, so here. When citizens interact with their government, powerful things can happen. It means doing more with less people. It means breaking down too-familiar "cylinders of excellence." It means exploiting global creativity and changing workplace models and traditional designs for carrying out missions.

url: http://www.gov2expo.com/gov2expo2009

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