2015 Fix California Challenge

CivicOS: Next Generation Human-Government Interaction

Today’s citizen experience is broken. Civic information is delivered around the structure of government rather than the needs of people. We can fix this today without passing a single law. Here's how: First, we need a Citizen Experience API (application programming interface). The API would do the hard work of aggregating siloed information across all levels of government. It would then reorient that information around ...more »

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An App to Find Your Perfect Candidate, in Every Election

We are increasing voter turnout by giving people a fast, fun, and easy way to become informed. Simply answer a few questions to find which candidates support the same things you do, and have a track record to back it up. Essentially, it's matchmaking for politics. We've designed an experience that is fast, fun and engaging, while the real magic happens under the hood. Our proprietary matching algorithm does all the heavy ...more »

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SipSafeApp - Water Quality Awareness in Public Schools

We cannot undo what happened with Flint Michigan's lead water crisis, but we can learn from it and build safeguards for a better future. We are trying to build a better America, and starting with the water quality in our education system is just the beginning. Our goal is to increase water quality awareness and promote positive changes to our water supply through cooperation from city governments and informed citizens. ...more »

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Data as Infrastructure

Legislation that requires a standardization of data and access of that data through easy to use data portals. All agencies at the state and local level need to provide all non-personal data to other agencies and the public so we can create innovation, industry, jobs, transparency, efficiency, and better informed government. We need standardization and adoption at all levels to scale and really have an impact. This ...more »

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