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Zachery Jordan Vine reboot Update #1

Hi, I'm Zack a 17 year old who wants to bring vine back. We all know vine right? This app isnt necessarily going to fix civil issues but I have little coding experience. I am a great idea maker and sales person. I have done some research on why vine was taken off the app store and came up with a few ideas on how I could do better and make sure the app would be monetizeble. obviously I do not want to make it vine but I want it to have the same features and more. I believe marketing this app will be easy since I could use the old vine which has or should I say had a large user base to motivate people to download this app. if anyone is interested in working with me please contact me or email me @zacheryjordan15@gmail.com I'll be in Boston until Tuesday but I'll make sure I check my email as well as this project post!

Billy Hanafee PHLASK: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Water Update #1

Today was the first time for visiting the Code for Philly community. Thank you to Chris for helping to curate the process and show me some of the ins-and-outs of working with the community and the technical interfaces.

The PHLASK project is still in its nascent stages from a technical perspective, but we've been very active engaging community participation. This past week, we partook in a Climate Change Discussion Group to talk about how the PHLASK Initiative can be a tangible solution to helping reduce waste, and is an important step towards Environmental Justice

Read this post for more info: PHLASKING for Environmental Justice

We've also met with people from Philadelphia Assembled, Blue Marble Solutions, and are in conversations with the Philadelphia Water Department and Jefferson University.

Looking forward to continuing the progress at the next Code for Philly Meetup.

Sincerely, Billy

Matthew Palilonis FIRECLOUD: Connecting Firehouses Together Update #1

Hi Code for Philly,

I am a 15 year volunteer firefighter working on becoming an emergency medicine physician. I have a passion to help my brothers and sisters in the volunteer fire service in any way that I can. PROBLEM: Many fire department (non-major cities) have limited resources and budget to build an appropriate technology infrastructure to operate efficiently, manage finances, track truck maintenance, track members activities, recruit new members and share resources with surrounding departments both training and mutual aid pre-plans in event of a multi-alarm fire. GOAL: Develop a online, cloud storage, mobile platform for these departments to do their day-to-day business, share resources with other departments and spread training opportunities online. Please consider helping to develop a online platform for local fire departments so they can recruit, train and provide to their communities. Lets connect firehouses together! Thank you for your time and consideration.

FF Matthew DO MHSA

Kyle McGrogan My Philly Update #2

Site is live

My Philly is now live online, with most of its basic features working. You can enter your address, and get a list of Registered Community Organizations that cover your area. You can click into these to get a bunch of information about them. We also have a map which shows RCO overlap, and a bunch of different content sections to read.

Up next is officially sending out the information gathering survey to various RCO leaders, where they can give us their mission statement, social media accounts, and any committees they may have. These responses should be cropping up as they're given to us - so keep your eyes peeled!

Corey Acri CFP Meetup Slash Command Update #3

The /meetup' slash command now includes/meetup current` which should retrieve the right event information on the date of the actual cfp meetup event. last and next work. Open to requests for better command/responses.

Corey Acri CFP Meetup Slash Command Update #2

Built the app into the Laravel framework and installed it on the CFP Slack Team.

Everyone should now be able to use it from any channel using the following slash commands:

/meetup current

/meetup next