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Why Civic Tech Needs More Minorities and Women

Dana Oshiro | Posted 07.30.2013 | Technology
Dana Oshiro

No one wants to be the token checkmark on a diversity checklist. As a minority and a woman, I personally want to know that my contributions, experiences, and ideas are as valued as those of my other colleagues. I want to know where my work is most useful.

Welcome to [Your City's] Customer Service Center

Angel Kittiyachavalit | Posted 09.16.2012 | Impact
Angel Kittiyachavalit

Do you ever think about how the city keeps track of potholes? How they know when street lights need to be fixed? Cities are extremely complex. So how do they manage it all?

Code for America Deploys Brigade

Abhi Nemani | Posted 05.13.2012 | Impact
Abhi Nemani

Code for America began as an experiment. It started, really, with a question: will people stand up? We saw everywhere in the private sector tremendous innovation and change -- even market disruptions -- through technology.

Code for America Meets Austin

Joe Merante | Posted 05.01.2012 | Technology
Joe Merante

Whether defined in terms of software, data, or overall transparency, it's clear that Austin, Texas has embraced citizens' expectations of open government.

With New Funding and Fellows, Code for America Looks to Scale Civic Innovation Across the Country

Alexander Howard | Posted 04.25.2012 | Technology
Alexander Howard

Given the economic pressures and challenges that confront hundreds of millions of Americans, the need for a killer civic "app for that" may never have been greater.

Code For America Program Matches Geeks With Government

San Jose Mercury News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Code for America is matching up geeks with government. The San Francisco-based nonprofit is accepting applications until Sunday for fellowships for so...