Me and My Big Data Resources: Data Literacy Projects

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Ciudadanía Inteligente
A Latin American organization with 10 years of experience in developing digital tools to strengthen democracies.

Citizens Police Data Project
The Citizens Police Data Project ( is a tool for holding police accountable to the public they serve.

Civic Online Reasoning
Resource for assessments of civic online reasoning—the ability to judge the credibility of digital information about social and political issues.

Data and Democracy Project: Investing in Neighborhoods (2008)
The Data and Democracy Project aims to make a contribution to the study of education,
economic development, and housing policies in Chicago through an in-depth
study of their relationship on the ground.

Data for Democracy
Data for Democracy is a worldwide community of passionate volunteers working together to promote trust and understanding in data and technology.

Data Justice Lab
The Data Justice Lab examines the intricate relationship between datafication and social justice, highlighting the politics and impacts of data-driven processes and big data. The lab is hosted at Cardiff University’s School of Journalism, Media and Culture

Data Literacy Project
A global community dedicated to making the language of data understood and
communicated effectively by all.

The Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project
The aim of this project is to map and analyse the challenges and opportunities of the use of big data and associated technology from a human rights perspective, to consider whether fundamental human rights concepts and approaches need to be updated and adapted to meet the new realities of the digital age, and to develop good practice guidelines and propose regulatory responses and remedies from a rights-based perspective.

MediaWell curates research and news on digital disinformation and misinformation. MediaWell's research reviews present the latest scholarship from the social sciences, and we aggregate news content and events from around the web.

My Data Global Network
MyData Global’s mission is to empower individuals by improving their right to self-determination regarding their personal data.

Our Data Bodies
The team behind Our Data Bodies are sharing knowledge and tools for data justice and for data access for equity. The project aims to help movements for justice and to support trusted modes of community health and safety.

Our World in Data 
Research and interactive data visualizations to understand the world’s largest problems.

Project Information Literacy
Project Information Literacy (PIL) is a nonprofit research institute that conducts ongoing, national studies on what it is like being a student in the digital age.

School of Data
network of individuals and organizations working on empowering civil society organizations, journalists and citizens with skills they need to use data effectively.