CROWDLAW FOR CONGRESS
STRATEGIES FOR 21ST CENTURY LAWMAKING
Videos, case studies and practical strategies showcasing how and why legislatures are using technology to engage with the public improve the quality and legitimacy of lawmaking.
Evaluation and Oversight
Sponsored by the Democracy Fund, the CrowdLaw for Congress (congress.crowd.law) project explores how lawmaking bodies around the world are turning to CrowdLaw -- or the use of new technology -- to foster an efficient two-way conversation with the public that will improve the quality and the legitimacy of lawmaking.Read More launch
The CrowdLaw Catalog is a growing repository of 100 CrowdLaw cases from around the world. The goal of the catalog is to help those wishing to start new or improve existing CrowdLaw projects to learn from one another. The catalog offers brief descriptions of each initiative and links to additional resources. To share an example or suggest corrections, please send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A statement of 12 principles for online, participatory lawmaking.
We put together and signed 12 principles to promote the use of CrowdLaw by local legislatures and national parliaments, calling for legislatures, technologists and the public to participate in creating more open and participatory lawmaking practices. We invite you to sign the Manifesto at manifesto.crowd.law
The CrowdLaw Playbook
Explore the case studies
Congressional Science Policy Initiative
More than 600 volunteer scientists across the USA informing the work of Congress
Watch this video to learn more about how legislatures around the world are working online during the COVID-19 crisis!
For more information, visit crowd.law