Making systems work for all.
Right Now We Are
Digital Service Network
- Documenting methodologies of digital service teams in state, local, tribal, and territorial government.
- Supporting a community of practice to share and replicate proven approaches to deliver services and carry out missions. Leading training and technical assistance on topics such as investing American Rescue Plan funds for data and technology infrastructure.
- Kirsten Wyatt
- Aaron Snow
Interim Executive Director
- Michaela Caudill
- Colleen Pulawski
- Ryan Powers
- Wanying Li
- Louisa Sholar
Toward sound, explicit theories of change for Digital Service teams
Jan. 18, 2023
Digital Benefits Network
- Expanding access and uptake of public benefits by documenting and sharing equitable data, design, and technology-driven interventions.
- Leading a network of public benefits practitioners who are implementing innovative ways to improve access and administration.
- Creating actionable tools and resources to replicate proven approaches across benefit programs.
- Ariel Kennan
- Shanelle Roberson
- Elizabeth Bynum Sorrell
Elizabeth Bynum Sorrell
- Grace Li
- Jason Yi
- Oriel Gomez
- Maja Ochojska
Digital Identity and Public Benefits: Announcing a New Research Agenda
Dec. 2, 2022
Intergovernmental Software Collaborative
- Identifying high-priority policies and needs that could benefit from shared software across jurisdictions.
- Supporting a network of software cooperatives to share existing and new software among one another.
- Investigating how government agencies can better utilize shared technology and data to respond to exigencies of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Learning from Failure: When Sharing Software Doesn’t Work
Apr. 11, 2022
- Documenting novel approaches where members and committees use technology and data to increase civic participation.
- Creating new feedback methods between Congress and the American people.
- Building new tools to make it easier to find and reuse civic testimony to ensure constituent voices are heard.
- Lorelei Kelly
The Movement to Modernize Congress is Now Imperative
Apr. 7, 2020
The Opportunity Project for Cities
- Leveraging data, community partnerships, and open source technology to co-create digital products that solve local challenges.
- Training city leaders in community-centered design to prioritize the voices of affected communities in data-driven innovation.
- Building a network of cities equipped with replicable open source solutions to scale best practices for community-driven innovation.
Detroit, Long Beach, Macon-Bibb County, and Miami-Dade County work with residents to solve pressing challenges with local data
Jun. 28, 2022
State Chief Data Officers Network
- Publishing guidance and recommendations for state leaders to leverage the role of a chief data officer.
- Bringing chief data officers together in a formal network to share and scale best practices.
- Facilitating collaboration between data and policy experts to empower state governments to use data more effectively, efficiently, and equitably.
- Milda Aksamitauskas
- Ali Benson
Data Labs Program Lead
- Vinith Annam
- Jennifer Puma
- Ashlee Sellung
- Huseyn Panahov
- Ethan Fan
Foundation of a Successful Data Project: Engaging Your Community
Apr. 26, 2022
EBT Users Deserve Data Rights
Jan. 20, 2023
Reports & Resources
Wielding a Theory of Change for Digital Transformation in Government
Jan. 31, 2023
By tapping into the talent of our Georgetown students—and nurturing their growth in the field by pairing them with some of the brightest minds in public interest technology—the Beeck Center is not only actively changing societal systems, but ensuring that same spirit of innovation lives on well into the future. ROBERT M. GROVES
Provost, Georgetown University
Beeck Center alumni. Georgetown University undergraduate and graduate students are the engine driving our work since we launched in 2014.
People across the U.S. have been touched by the Beeck Center’s projects.