Ashoka Fellow
United Kingdom
Fellow Since 2008
This description of Tom Steinberg's work was prepared when Tom Steinberg was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2008.
Traditional methods of promoting civic engagement have relied heavily on politics, often disenfranchising citizens from the process. Through mySociety, Tom Steinberg has used the internet to remove this barrier and give individuals the chance to experience the tangible benefit that comes with participating in democratic systems.
The New Idea
The Problem
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