How greenSTEM grew from a single idea with a single outcome to a larger STEM initiative, and how Code for Philly helped nurture that growth.
How volunteers at Code for Philly and civic leaders at the DVRPC came together for a common cause and launched CyclePhilly.
The new year is still fresh and Code for Philly already has plenty planned for this year. The biggest change, though, will be with our leadership team.
We want to hear from you: how can our website better serve you, our community members?
Please help us welcome our new Events Lead!
In this guest post, Pat Christmas from Committee of Seventy discusses the make up of Philadelphia's local politics and what civic tech's place is within that structure
Stop talking and JFDI. The greatest impact happens at the local level, and civic engagement in cities has never been more important.
We’ve been asking people to come to our Civic Engagement Launchpad (CELaunchpad), especially recruiting new members of our community. We hope this guide will help new participants prepare for their experience.
The Civic Engagement Launch is quickly approaching. Because we don't want to wait for you ideas, we created the Project Idea Submission Form. Below we outline what we are looking for, and what we will do with your ideas.
Philadelphians aren’t known for their patience. If we see a problem, we don’t wait around for permission, and we don't wait for someone else to fix it. Code for Philly: Civic Engagement Launchpad encourages everyone to join in this tradition.
Project Cognoma and Think Company working together
As we close out 2016 and look back on our accomplishments, I had a chance to catch up with Joe Divis from AT&T. With many thanks to Joe, AT&T was our Presenting Sponsor for City as a Service Hackathon (CaaSH). Joe is the Executive Director-External Affairs for AT&T.
As the year comes to a close, we reflected on the lessons learned in 2016, and looked forward to 2017.