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Elsewhere you’d be given a product to market, or maybe even a brand. You’d be given goals like tailoring messaging for an audience segment, optimizing a landing page, or increasing market share…Continue

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Open Data for our Public Lands

Americans have inherited a vast and spectacular landscape. Through the efforts of citizens and governments throughout the 20th century, today Americans are the equal-owners of some 785 million acres of public land.These public lands and trails help us understand the world around us — including our environment, our communities, and ourselves. Across the country, our open spaces serve as outposts dedicated to science, education, and active recreation.The health of our society depends on this…See More
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Now Accepting Accelerator Applications

Starting now. We’re accepting applications for our 2014 Civic Startup Accelerator. This is the third class of civic minded startups and entrepreneurs we’re looking to help launch to the next level. Over that past two years, we’ve seen a lot of growth in the civic technology space — it’s an exciting time to bee in civic tech. In fact, the Knight Foundation…See More
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Chattanooga Superstar

Some inspiration for your day! An interview with the amazing Seun Erinle. Seun is a graphic designer and front-end web developer; she’s also the founder of BlerdNation, an online community for Black Nerds (Blerds), and A.I.R. Labs, an after school code program for kids. Chattanooga is lucky to have her!Giselle: How did you get into graphic design and front-end web development? Was…See More
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Four Great Years

It was nearly four years ago to the day that after having first heard about Code for America, I quickly dropped CfA’s Founder Jennifer Pahlka a note asking to be involved. Fascinated, I was hoping to volunteer for the summer after graduating before starting at Google that autumn. Needless to say, I never went to Google, and three months turned into nearly four years — it’s been a privilege.Back then, CfA was a bold idea, with a small team and tons of work to do. I remember first meeting Tim…See More
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“You Talkin’ [about] Me?”

This is a guest post by Tom Steinberg, Director of mySociety, a not-for-profit social enterprise based in the United Kingdom.If the mayor of your city started talking about you in speeches, would you want to know?Or if the planning committee in your town started to talk quite a lot about your house, or your street, would you want to know that?Or if the people immediately responsible for funding your child’s school started to discuss whether or not to cut funding to it, would you have any…See More
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Peer Network Spotlight: Brett Lord-Castillo, St. Louis County

Brett Lord-Castillo (@blordcastillo) is the GIS Programmer for St. Louis County Emergency Management, part of the St. Louis County Police in Missouri — and a passionate mapmaker. He also helps organize a local civic hacking meetup group, Open Data STL, and recently led St. Louis’ first-ever CodeAcross event, bringing together…See More
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Welcome To The New codeforamerica.org!

If you’re reading this right now, you’re on a shiny new website created by Code for America and our collaborators at ClearLeft. We’ve been in testing for the last several weeks and this is by no means the end of development (we don’t believe in the end of development). But today, Valentine’s Day, is the day that we formally commit to this new design by turning off our old site.The old site grew with us from year one — a…See More
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CodeAcross is Here!

It’s that time of year again: time to CodeAcross! On the weekend of February 21-23, Code for America and the Sunlight Foundation will host 40+ events around the globe. The mission of these events is to have citizens participate in making real progress towards taking open government “Beyond Transparency.” We’re making government data more open and accessible — through taking an inventory of…See More
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Why I Code… In China.

I live in China and I’m SUPER optimistic about open data and civic engagement.For the last five years I worked for the City of Houston. Among the many projects I worked on, I was part of the city/community team that launched Houston’s open data and open innovation hackathon initiatives. I worked with really awesome people and had transformative leaders in…See More
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Making Data Actionable: Charlotte’s Quality of Life Dashboard

Posted on April 23, 2014 at 3:22pm 0 Comments

When Charlotte, N.C. began funding neighborhood groups in 1992,  government staff wanted to better understand the impact of the funding in Charlotte’s neighborhoods and where resources should be allocated; similarly, citizens wanted to see how their neighborhoods were changing over time. So, in 1993, the City started conducting an annual Quality of Life Study to track and evaluate social, crime, physical, economic, and environmental conditions in Charlotte’s neighborhoods.…

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Open Data for our Public Lands

Posted on April 23, 2014 at 1:22pm 0 Comments

Americans have inherited a vast and spectacular landscape. Through the efforts of citizens and governments throughout the 20th century, today Americans are the equal-owners of some 785 million acres of public land.

These public lands and trails help us understand the world around us — including our environment, our communities, and ourselves. Across the country, our open spaces serve as outposts dedicated to science, education, and active recreation.

The health of our society…

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Help Finding Help

Posted on April 17, 2014 at 6:19pm 0 Comments

In 2013, Code for America’s Fellows in San Mateo County were assigned the rather lofty mission of reducing hunger in in the County. (In fact, the project’s initial name was “Bytes to Bites.”)

In the course of their research, they observed that many of the social services available (not just food pantries — but child care, legal counsel, various other programs that served the fundamental needs of the community) were not easy to find information about. They observed that everyone…

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Fellowship Opportunities in Health

Posted on April 17, 2014 at 3:19pm 0 Comments

This year, the Long Beach Fellowship team is tackling a high-impact domain: health.

Health is one of the areas that governments have of a deep, direct human impact. It’s pretty obvious when your metrics includes things like infant mortality and premature deaths.

Having been a Fellow in 2013, and with most of my work experience in the health…

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