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Human Rights Watch defends the rights of people worldwide. They want to improve their publishing platform to help publish their research and stories faster.

Team needs: 2 engineers with Drupal Experience

Since 1986, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) has used medicine and science to document and call attention to mass atrocities and severe human rights violations. This is a top priority project to overhaul PHR online map of attacks on health care in Syria. Must be completed by May 2017.

Team needs: 1 engineer.

Work with RiseStronger’s web platform and Stand Up For Change’s iPhone app to integrate organizing into people’s daily lives and connect event organizers with the public and with each other.

Team needs: Designer. Mobile and web engineer.

The majority needs to be heard. The news out of Washington DC is scary, and getting crazier by the day. Amplify is a mobile app that amplifies the voice of the people, creating thunderclaps of action that cannot be ignored.

Team needs: 1 designer

Human Rights Watch(HRW) defends the rights of people worldwide. They want to track how sensitive information is being stored across their organization.

Team needs: Security Engineer

Human Rights Watch defends the rights of people worldwide. They want to improve their systems to collect and collaborate on evidence of human right abuses.

Team needs: 2 Full Stack Engineers

Since 1986, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) has used medicine and science to document and call attention to mass atrocities and severe human rights violations. PHR would like to have a Syria Map database that stores large quantities of various types of documentation and have basic analytic capabilities to sort through our nearly 2,000 ( and growing) reports of attacks on health care in Syria.

Team needs: 1 database engineer

Since 1986, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) has used medicine and science to document and call attention to mass atrocities and severe human rights violations.This is a high priority project to audit and clean up PHR database of record.

Team needs: 1 database engineer.

The Government of Argentina just gave Blue Rose Compass 1,000 scholarships for young Syrian refugees to attend college in Argentina. This opportunity provides an immediate chance to relocate 1000 promising young Syrian scholars out of refugee camps, as well as from Syria itself, into safety and a bright future in Argentina.Technology will assist us in relocating these individuals quickly to safety. We need to upgrade our website and platform in order to improve the application and selection process for new students, who are accessing the site from locations with challenging tech infrastructure. Additionally, we need to create a portal for employers to hire our graduates more easily.

Team needs: Frontend web developer, backend web developer, software architect, product manager

The free and open database for every registered voter in America, built by volunteers. What Stripe was to PayPal, we want to be for voter data. Today, it is incredibly expensive to run for office, and only those equipped with the right tools and connections can run truly effective campaigns. National Voter File is reducing the costs and barriers to accessing the data and building the tools to run an effective campaign.

Team needs: Back-end engineering

Migrate former Dept of Education civil rights content for students and parents to a new website

Team needs: 1 designer, 1 engineer

Help build this site. We want to connect tech with individuals & organizations focused on making our democracy better and who need help building software to help them run better.

Team needs: 1 product engineer

Due to recent executive orders, immigrants in the United States are now feeling very vulnerable. Many immigration lawyers are volunteering their services but due to high demand, they need our help. This site will be a secure place to gather and process appropriate information efficiently.

Team needs: 2 engineers, 1 designer

Help empower advocates, activists, and journalists to inform and inspire voters by democratizing access to timely, relevant, high-quality information about congressional actions.

Team needs: 2 engineers

Human Rights Watch defends the rights of people worldwide. They’d like to make sure they’re up to date on the latest advances in digital security.

Team needs: 1 information security expert

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