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National Day of Civic Hacking

2 May 2013, 19:52 UTC
National Day of Civic Hacking
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Anyone can participate to collaboratively create, build, and invent new solutions using publicly-released data, code and technology.

This June, thousands of people around the United States will join together for the first ever National Day of Civic Hacking.
The national event will take place June 1-2, 2013, in ~80 cities across the nation. The initiative is a united effort to connect citizens and government in a partnership focused on improving people’s daily lives through technology. This event will bring together techies, entrepreneurs, do-gooders, activists and others like you from across the nation to collaboratively create, build, and invent tools using publicly-released data. We hope to create solutions that are directly relevant to our neighborhoods, our cities, our states and our country.
We are excited about partnering with 14 other government agencies as well as a number of other organizations and organizers everywhere on the National Day because we believe it is an opportunity to once again leverage the expertise and entrepreneurial spirit of those outside federal, state and local government to drive meaningful, technology-based solutions for government and society. It demonstrates what’s possible when we all work together to strengthen our society and our lives. National Day of Civic Hacking ...

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