Case Studies

Participatory Budgeting

Transforming our democratic process through community mapping

Real money, real projects, real power. Participatory Budgeting is a democratic process in which community members directly decide how to spend part of a public budget.

From Oakland, California to Greensboro, North Carolina, cities all over have used Mapseed to collect ideas and track issues that matter for their communities.


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Project Based Learning

Bringing classrooms to life with actionable engagement

Bringing classrooms to life with actionable engagement

Despite the amazing advances with technology, our classrooms are still stuck in the 19th century. Curriculum developers are using Mapseed to create a "living textbook" style of project based learning.

Students and educators can explore meaningful data about issues such as water quality and environmental equity, then complete projects that meet real goals and track them on their own mapping platform.


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Pollution Monitoring & Restoration

Providing collaboration and accountability for our most vulnerable ecoystems

The US is littered with thousands of contaminated sites, so toxic, the EPA classifies them as "Superfund." Communities affected by the pollution in Seattle, WA and Portland, OR use Mapseed to track the cleanup of their iconic urban rivers and plan restoration efforts for a healthier future.

Your community can be next!


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