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All the Places Personal Data Goes

Making it easier to find out how your personal data is being shared between companies by creating a crowdsourced resource that documents and visualizes these data sharing arrangements.

Citizen's Police Data Project

Building an online toolkit for reporting, tracking and analyzing allegations of police misconduct and their investigations in Chicago that will serve as a national model for transparency.

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.

Documents Empowerment Project

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

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.

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.

Weighing the Wisdom of the Crowd

Enabling anyone to survey the crowd and share reliable, credible results through the use of easy-to-use online tools that allow users to create more scientifically sound surveys.

2016 Political Ad Tracker

Bringing accountability to the voting process by creating a public library of TV news and political advertising from key 2016 primary election states,paired with nonpartisan fact-checking and additional analysis from PolitiFact,the University of Pennsylvania's FactCheck.org,The Center for Public Integrity and others.

Sharp Insight

Engaging black men in elections by recruiting barbers in predominantly African-American communities to disseminate nonpartisan information and resources on voting.

Digital Library for the Developing World

To promote responsive digital solutions for low-bandwidth communities by scaling a digital library platform that makes robust educational content available for libraries and schools in the developing world.

Internet Archive

Helping people create and share global collections of cultural treasures on the Internet Archive, one of the world's largest public libraries.

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