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Job Opening: Program Associate for Informed Participation Initiative

By Democracy Fund / 2014 September 5th

The Democracy Fund seeks to hire a Program Associate to support our Informed Participation Initiative, which is focused on how we can use media, technology, and innovative forms of engagement to better inform the American public.  

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Job Opening: Graduate or Undergraduate Fellow

By Democracy Fund / 2014 August 1st

The Democracy Fund is seeking talented and enthusiastic student fellows to work with us through the school year.  

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Guest Post: First State-Wide Partnership Brings Voter Registration Services to 850,000 Students

By Seth Flaxman / 2014 August 1st

Back in January of 2012, TurboVote had one partner school, our first grant had only just come in, and I was struggling with how...  

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Guest Post: API seeks Best-Practices and New Tools for Fact-Checking

By Jane Elizabeth / 2014 July 22nd

Technology and research drive the American Press Institute's Fact-Checking Project, which aims to give journalists and newsrooms new ways to get information right.  

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The Democracy Fund Relaunches as an Independent Foundation

By Joe Goldman / 2014 June 30th

When Pierre asked me in the Spring of 2011 to develop a new democracy program, I could not have imagined the incredible journey...