Tag: Code for America

Connect at #CfASummit

This guest blog is by ELGL member and OpenCities director Luke Norris. Luke is also a Code for America alum. A few weekends ago I was scrolling through Twitter, feverishly swiping through the #factsmatter and #wall posts and I came across the following couple Tweets which made me start thinking – what should we expect elected officials … Continued

Speak at the 2019 Code for America Summit

ELGL is proud to partner with Code for America on planning for the 2019 #CfASummit to make it the best Code for America Summit yet. To get started, we want ELGL members to submit proposals to speak at the big event on May 29-31 in Oakland, CA. Here’s the call for speakers request from CfA: … Continued

Podcast: Stories from the National Day of Civic Hacking

  Alex Gaesser Software Developer Spotinst LinkedIn | GitHub Connor English Head Organizer Hack for Heather LinkedIn | Website Matt Castillon Data Science Gusto LinkedIn | Website Code for America recently hosted a National Day of Civic Hacking as a call to action bringing together civic leaders, local governments, and community organizations. Groups across the … Continued

#PBB18 & #NDoCH

This is my running blog about two events ELGL is participating in this week: #PBB18 and #NDoCH: Friday, August 10, 2018 My day was full of traveling from Denver to San Francisco (with a hearty amount of airline delays thrown in) and reading as I prepare for tomorrow’s #NDoCH event. I will be live tweeting … Continued

National Day of Civic Hacking is August 11

ELGL and Code for America are working together to promote the National Day of Civic Hacking on August 11! Learn more about this exciting day where civic leaders will work to tackle some of local governments most difficult challenges. This guest post is by ELGL member Christopher Whitaker. Government works best when it’s government by … Continued

I Can’t Do This But I’m Doing It Anyway #CfA2018

ELGL at Code for America Summit 2018 Recap In late April, WhatWorksCities announced they were giving away five spots to attend the Code for America Summit in Oakland. The challenge was simple: submit an idea that you (as a city staffer) would like to tackle with the civic tech community. The five most inspiring ideas … Continued

BOGO: Conference Reflections from a Chief Innovation Officer

Lessons from Code for America and the International Hispanic Network Conferences by Nick Kittle, Chief Innovation Officer, Adams County, Colorado LinkedIn | Web | Twitter This past week I had the privilege of attending two great gatherings of diverse thought leaders in government. Despite the vastly different missions and styles of the conferences, the messages were … Continued

Ideas Worth Sharing: Using Open Data to Engage the Community

By Eric Reese, Center for Government Excellence at Johns Hopkins University One of the core services for nearly all local governments is public safety. With several recent high profile incidents involving police use of force and violence targeting law enforcement, many public safety officials in the United States are grappling with how to engage the public. … Continued

Relive the Code for America Webinar

Big thanks to Garrett Jacobs and the staff at Code for America for participating in our innovation webinar series. It was one of our best attended webinars and if anyone is interested in following up with Knope award winner he said you can email him. #ELGLinnovation Garrett Jacobs from Code for America gave a great … Continued

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