Tag: Code for America

Podcast: Code for America Summit with Dan Hon

Dan Hon 2019 Summit Co-Chair Code for America LinkedIn | Twitter Designing better government. Dan Hon, the Co-Chair for the 2019 Code for America Summit, joined the podcast to talk about the work of Code for America, how he got involved and why technologists should work with governments. Dan also shared some of the agenda … Continued

Enthusiasm & Realism at #CfASummit

This guest blog is by ELGL member John Stephens and is part of ELGL’s partnership with Code for America to support and promote the 2019 #CfASummit! Learn more and register today. In 2015, I did not now what to expect from #CfASummit. Sure, it would have a very tech-culture vibe, but what else? Would it be … Continued

Where Civic Tech Gets Inspired & Rejuvenated

This guest blog is by ELGL member Jason Hibbets and is part of ELGL’s partnership with Code for America to support and promote the 2019 #CfASummit! Learn more and register today. Inspiration, hope, and progress. These are the thoughts that come to mind when I think of Code for America Summit. I’m inspired by the … Continued

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

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