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Technology infrastructure for positive cultural and societal change, owned in the public interest

CIVIC Platform

More Than Software

CIVIC Platform is an embodiment of our values and an environment for collaboration. It’s the technology, process, and organization needed to build public software differently.

CIVIC Platform is production-ready today, and we're growing towards even more potential.

Data Equity & Justice

We’re putting purpose in our process to transform public data from a tool of oppression to material for co-liberation

  • Data Feminism

  • Data Ethics

  • Inclusion

  • Workflow

Cloud Infrastructure

We’re building a solid foundation for security, scale, and efficiency to support rapid development and long-term sustainability of systems owned in the public interest

  • CI/CD

  • Infrastructure-as-code

  • Security

  • DevOps

  • Postgres

Context & Metadata

We’re developing the technical & knowledge infrastructure to exemplify how to contextualize and document datasets with APIs for public use

  • Metadata

  • Schemas

  • Workflow

  • Writing

  • Research

  • APIs

Data Visualization

We’re building component libraries and design systems for data storytelling, surfacing context, and embedding across the web

  • JavaScript

  • React

  • Data Visualization

  • Information Design

Data Science

We’re iterating our workflow & technology to enable transparent, reproducible, and truly collaborative data science

  • Python

  • Jupyter

  • APIs

  • Workflow

UX, UI & Research

We’re testing and improving our developer environment, interfaces and data communication frameworks for accessibility, understanding, and usability

  • Inclusive Design

  • UX Research

  • Develop Experience

  • Workflow

Motivated and collaborative individuals with diverse backgrounds and perspectives thrive on CIVIC teams. Our projects and participation models are highly varied – we invest in setting our contributors up for success.

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Creative & Tech HQ

Portland, OR


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Washington, DC


Civic Software Foundation is a 501(c)(3) registered non-profit organization. EIN 46-5498921
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