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Social Security's Open Government Plan – Year One

As we celebrate the first anniversary of our Open Government Plan, please join us in a look back at our journey so far. Follow the trail on the map to see milestones and accomplishments in our first year under the plan. Click the pictures to find out more about each!

Open Government at Social Security: Timeline of Achievements over the first year of our Open Government Plan April 7, 2010: Launch of Open Government Plan April 7 - May 19, 2010: Online public engagement to get comments and ideas on Open Government Plan May 19, 2010: Meeting with agency partners and advocacy groups on Open Government Plan elements June 24, 2010: Publication of revised Open Government Plan, ranked 6th place by July 14, 2010: Open Government Employee Awareness Day at SSA HQ; keynote speech by Beth Noveck, White House Lead for Open Government July 9, 2010: Completion of first OG Flagship, Life Expectancy Calculator July 27, 2010: Launch of first public video contest, "How Social Security Has Made a Difference in My Life" September 30, 2010: Announcement of video contest winner, Social Security: Real Stories September 30, 2010: Release of Data Inventory Plan October 13, 2010: Launch of redesigned Open Government Portal October 13, 2010: Data visualization project launch November 15, 2010: Completion of second OG Flagship, Online Service Enhancement (enhanced home page) December 6 – 17, 2010: Online public engagement to get comments and ideas on next Agency Strategic Plan December 22, 2010: Completion of third OG Flagship, Spanish-language Retirement Estimator December 31, 2010: Release of more datasets to March 10, 2011: Webinar broadcast to college students and young workers (Social Security 101: What’s in it for me?) March 16, 2011: Sunshine Week observance, OG portal article April 7, 2011: Happy Birthday, Open Government Plan!