ushahidi for civic engagement

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Presentation from my Ignite Talk at Sask 3.0 Summit on using Ushahidi for civic engagement.

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  • 1. What is Ushahidi? Open source software for information collection, visualization and interactive mapping. We build tools for democratizing information, increasing transparency and lowering the barriers for individuals to share their stories.Platform Community Movement ushahidi.com

2. History"Ushahidi", which means "testimony" in Swahili,website initially developed to map reports of violencein Kenya after post-election fallout at the beginning of 2008. legacy.ushahidi.com 3. community.ushahidi.com 4. pps.org/placemap/sanantonio/ 5. xyourstreet.ie 6. maps4aid.com 7. oilspill.labucketbrigade.org 8. aljazeera.com/indepth/spotlight/ugandaspeaks/ 9. ivotebecause.ca 10. urbandesignweek.org 11. thedesigntrail.co.uk 12. corruptiontracker.org 13. tellmamauk.org 14. skoods.ca 15. alerte.md 16. handheldhumanrights.org/nyc/ 17. u-shahid.org 18. yxevoices.com 19. Thank You!ushahidi.comcrowdmap.com