Why the Traffic Stop of Sandra Bland Should Scare Us All

Today I am wading into some uncomfortable waters, not because I like controversy, but because it matters. I’ve just watched the full video of the arrest of Sandra Bland, a civil rights activist from Chicago who was starting a new chapter of her life with a job in Texas when a traffic stop by OfficerContinue reading “Why the Traffic Stop of Sandra Bland Should Scare Us All”

Civic Tech: Refining the Vision to Focus on Problems that Really Matter

After spending two days absorbing a wide array of perspectives and ideas presented at the Personal Democracy Forum (PDF) hosted by Civic Hall in New York City, I am more convinced that ever that it is vital for companies like mine which are focused on civic tech to continually push the boundaries of the statusContinue reading “Civic Tech: Refining the Vision to Focus on Problems that Really Matter”