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Gather your team

Create or join a group through work, school, or the broader OpenCitizen community.

Choose a project

Follow a proven inquiry process to identify personal goals or community needs.

Produce real work

Use OpenCitizen best-practices to research, plan, and take action. Customize them to fit your team.

Earn ASU badges

Earn credentials from Arizona State University for key workforce readiness skills you gain as you go.

Join a network of teams committed to taking action on important local problems

OpenCitizen co-designs and launches community-focused learning programs that support critical workforce skill development through real world projects.

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Get the support of the ASU OpenCitizen team and earn ASU-backed badges for what you learn.

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Collaborate in-person or online with our learning platform

Track and share questions, research, and actions with your whole team. The Beagle Learning web app makes group collaboration on social action easy.

Featured Case Studies

Zuckerberg Institute and Students Help Small Businesses Through the Pandemic

Zuckerberg Institute worked with OpenCitizen to help passionate high school students collaboratively brainstorm, research, and take positive action with local small businesses that were negatively impacted by the pandemic.

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Ready to launch a positive initiative in your community but not sure how to start? Working on a problem or goal but need more support? OpenCitizen is meant for you! Fill out our Get Started form, and we’ll reach out in 24 hours. We can’t wait to collaborate with you!

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