What’s Happened Since CodeAcross? What’s Next?
In our March 1st post we shared highlights of our CodeAcross event, “Crafting Civic Tech:…
Would you like to guide and influence our local government toward better engagement with the public on key issues? Be a part of an impactful day of learning, ideation, and collaboration that will open doors and build bridges between YOU and local government. Sign up for “Crafting Civic Tech: The Housing Edition” and join us on Feb. 21, 2015 from 9:30-4:30.
This “learn by doing” civic problem-solving event supports the recently-announced City of Boulder initiative to re-energize and broaden community engagement with the help of Code for America, led locally by Senior Fellow, Becky Boone.
Who should attend? Everyone is welcome, especially those who don’t often jump into public forums. We want a multitude of voices in to be heard. We encourage a diverse group of community members to join us, including:
What to expect? You’ll get a crash course in “Design Thinking” in the morning, then practice in pairs. In the afternoon, we’ll form self-selected small groups and offer different ways your group can work collaboratively – or come up with your own. We’ll wrap-up by sharing our findings with the whole group and capturing them to share with local government.
What is the schedule?
Sign up to join us on Feb. 21, 2015 for “Crafting Civic Tech: The Housing Edition”.
“Crafting Civic Tech: The Housing Edition” is part of Code for America’s CodeAcross, an annual civic “hacking” day designed to inspire residents everywhere to get actively involved in their communities. It is organized by Code For Boulder, a Brigade of Code For America, with support from City of Boulder, Boulder County, Rally Software, and Impact HUB Boulder.
Presenters and participants will be held to uphold the Code for America Code of Conduct and Anti-Harassment Policy.