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Sprints

Learn about past sprints and how we’ve tackled national challenges.

Sprints are 12-week product development cycles that bring together tech teams and collaborators to build public-facing digital products using open data.

Past Sprints

A small, 5-pointed yellow star 2016 - 2019

Over the years, The Opportunity Project has partnered with other federal agencies to identify critical national challenges. Browse past problem statements from 2016-2018 here.

Workforce

Education

Equity

Housing

Problem Statement

Engaging Communities in the Census

Agency

U.S. Census Bureau

Year

2017

Problem Statement

Promoting Health and Wellbeing Nationwide

Agency

Office of the U.S. Surgeon General, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Year

2016

Problem Statement

Increasing Safety and Mobility Across the Nation

Agency

U.S. Department of Transportation

Year

2016

Problem Statement

Identifying Equity Scores and Gaps

Agency

U.S. Department of Education

Year

2016

Problem Statement

Small Town Resource Guide

Agency

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Year

2016

Problem Statement

Promoting Access to and Interest in STEM Fields

Agency

U.S. Department of Education

Year

2018

Problem Statement

Helping States Develop Education Report Cards

Agency

U.S. Department of Education

Year

2018

Problem Statement

Using AI to Connect Veterans with Registered Apprenticeships

Agency

U.S. Department of Labor

Year

2018

Problem Statement

Accessing Apprenticeships

Agency

U.S. Department of Labor

Year

2016

Problem Statement

Connecting Americans to Skills and Jobs

Agency

U.S. Department of Labor

Year

2016

Problem Statement

Supporting Decision-Making for Student Sub-populations and their Families

Agency

U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Year

2016

Problem Statement

Reimaging Civics Education for a New Generation

Agency

U.S. Department of State

Year

2020

Problem Statement

Improving Access to and Management of Federal Grants

Agency

Office of Management and Budget, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Year

2018

Problem Statement

Increasing Government Accountability by Connecting Federal Spending and Performance Data

Agency

Office of Management and Budget, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Year

2018

Problem Statement

Making Federal Grants Data User-Friendly for Local Leaders

Agency

Office of Management and Budget, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Year

2017

Problem Statement

Youth Homelessness

Agency

U.S. Department of Education

Year

2017

Problem Statement

Veterans Homelessness and Employment

Agency

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Year

2017

Problem Statement

Ending Homelessness

Agency

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Year

2016