Civicist is the editorial arm of Civic Hall, covering the growing ecosystem of people and projects using tech for civic purposes. In addition to original reporting and analysis from our team and a roster of contributing editors, we publish a daily news roundup called First Post.

Civicist is published by Andrew Rasiej and edited by Micah L. Sifry, the co-founders of Civic Hall. Our managing editor is Jessica McKenzie. Our contributing editors include: Hollie Russon Gilman, Erhardt Graeff, Marci Harris, Mark Headd, Dave Karpf, Laurenellen McCann, An Xiao Mina, Antonella Napolitano, Daniel X. O’Neil, Tom Steinberg, Matt Stempeck, Anthony Townsend, and Ethan Zuckerman.

A few words about disclosures: We strive to be an objective news outlet at all times, but in the interest of transparency we reiterate here that the founding sponsors of Civic Hall, and by extension Civicist, are Microsoft, the Omidyar Network, and Google. New America, and New York Tech Meetup are founding partner organizations. A full list of organizational members can be found here.

Many of our contributing editors are affiliated with companies or organizations we may cover. When they write about their own work or the work of their colleagues or affiliates, we will share that information.

We will also disclose when people, organizations, or companies we cover are members of Civic Hall.

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