The Texas Civic Tech Project was founded in 2019 at UT Austin as an avenue for students passionate about STEM to discuss various issues concering tech & politics and also get involved in community projects that utilizes their technical skills for social, huminitarian, and political needs. In this format, students are given opporunities to have a dialogue on these issues and participate in important community-based advocacy.
We assist organizations positively impacting their community with meeting their web needs. This includes web design & development, updating outdated information, and more.
We host or partner with organizations to put together tech-based educational workshops. These workshops include technical literacy, computer typing, programming for children, and more.
We help inspect, scrape, and model data to help groups and social efforts with achieving their goals using numerical analysis. In addition, we assist with compiling reports to convey findings.
We offer basic graphic design services to assist with marketing and branding. In our recent work, we've helped with creating logos and fliers for our partner organizations.
Our members are passionate about assisting and connecting with social efforts in the Austin community. We are proud to assist organizations by volunteering and participating in their causes, efforts, and events.
At our weekly meetings, we host discussions, lectures, and hot talks on topics within the intersection of politics and technology and look forward to having guest speakers at our meetings.
Third Year, Computer Engineering
Third Year, Computer Science
Alexander and Abby founded the Texas Civic Tech Project at The University of Texas at Austin in January 2019 because they believed in the ability of students to influence the way technology is used politically & socially in communities. They look forward to fostering an environment at UT where students are well informed on the implications of various tech topics on policy making and are able get involved in technical projects benefiting their community.
The University of Texas at Austin
110 Inner Campus Drive
Austin, TX 78705