Civic Engagement Launchpad 2018

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Overview

The Civic Engagement Launchpad is a month-long, project-launching “sprint” focused on improving democratic systems and creating tools for greater civic engagement. Multi-disciplinary teams work on projects that are public-minded, open source, and not-for-profit.

Evolving from weekend hackathons, launchpads provide the resources, setting, and framework for teams and individuals who want to make a lasting positive impact. Project teams have a chance to bond, collaborate, work…

Launchpad 2019: Phundamentals

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Code for Philly's "Launchpad" is a multi-event hackathon over the course of a month for project teams of multi-disciplinary volunteers to form and collaborate with community stakeholders and subject matter experts alike. Projects will investigate opportunities for civic progress and prototype new solutions using user-centered design, open data, and open source technology - known as Civic Tech.

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2020 Data Hackathon

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What the hack?

Code for Philly, DataPhilly, R Ladies Philly, the Philly Data Jawn, Health Federation of Philadelphia, and Prevention Point are hosting a data science hackathon to answer pertinent questions around the Opioid Crisis in Philadelphia. The goals of this event are to provide health organizations with insights that may normally be unavailable to them and to create analyses that help inform the public about the opioid epidemic in our city.

Hackathon planners have been working with our partners to identify and clean relevant datasets that would be helpful in answering these…