Posts By Alissa Black

Stop by and talk with Code for America at the ICMA Annual Conference October 17 – 20, 2010

Nonprofit Code for America was founded to help the brightest minds of the Web 2.0 generation transform local governments. What if, instead of cutting services or raising taxes, your town could leverage the power of the Web to become more efficient, transparent, and participatory? Stop by the Code for America booth (129) in the ExhibitRead… Read more »

Local Business Contracting Compliance – Do you have tips for us??

The Human Rights Commission (HRC) in San Francisco is committed to ensuring government contracts stimulate the local economy. To ensure compliance with San Francisco Administrative Code Chapter 14B Local Business Enterprise and Non-Discrimination in Contracting Ordinance the HRC has teamed up with the Department of Technology’s Emerging Technologies team. They have been tasked with recommendingRead… Read more »

Open Government is a Social Movement

I had the pleasure of spending last Friday and Saturday with a great group of doers and thought leaders at Open Gov West. I’m going to try to sum up some of my major take-aways from the Open Gov Regional Standards and Seamless Data panels and facilitated discussion. Let me just note that this panelRead… Read more »