Civic Tech Founders Offer Four Takes On The ‘Panic Button’


In these uncertain times, it may help to have an app with a panic button to alert a prearranged list of contacts in case things get out of hand.

Four founders who demonstrated at last week’s Public Good App House Festival at the Shaw Neighborhood Library were thinking along those lines, though at least one is against the use of the term “panic button.”

The free festival gathered civic tech founders and developers from locales around the country and world to share ideas. The Nov. 15 session provided one such cross-section. Here’s a look at the four apps that were showcased:


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