Tag: justice

Beyond the Jailhouse Cell: How Data Can Inform Fairer Justice Policies

by Alexis Farmer Government-provided open data is a value-added approach to providing transparency, analytic insights for government efficiency, innovative solutions for products and services, and increased civic participation. Two of the least transparent public institutions are jails and prisons. The

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The Future of Civic Tech: 8 Localities Showcase Their Initiatives

Gathering at its San Francisco headquarters June 10, the civic innovation group Code for America (CfA) showcased a lineup of latest apps and efforts for eight localities in 2015. Tagged as its BETA event, the meeting provided a status update

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