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The weekend of February 20-22, 2015, Code for America will hold its fourth annual CodeAcross event. CodeAcross is a weekend of civic hacking events hosted by nodes of the Code for America network around the world. It is timed to coincide with both the last weekend of the Code for America Fellows residency and International Open Data Day. The goal of CodeAcross is to activate the Code for America network and inspire residents everywhere to get actively involved in their community.
The theme for CodeAcross 2015 is Practices of 21st Century Government. We encourage events to organize around one or more of the principles. We will be offering challenges centered around the principles for organizers to use at their events.
Who should get involved? Urbanists, civic hackers, government staff, developers, designers, community organizers, and anyone with the passion to make their city better.
- US City Open Data Census: Measure access to open data in your city.
- Local Digital Services Census: Survey the quality and usability of the 10 most-searched for digital services in your city.
- Health Focus Area + mRelief Challenge: Help understand the ways in which different states screen food stamp eligibility.
- Civic Tech Issue Finder: Code for America right now by working on open GitHub issues from across the network.
- Code of Conduct and guide on how to make it effective.
- Support Reimbursement Process
- Event Showcase & Feedback Form
- Template: Welcome Slide Deck
- Organizer FAQ
- Shared Drive Folder: Add resources you've made for your event so other organizers can fork them.
- December 11, 2014 Webinar Recording.
- January 22, 2015 Webinar Recording.
- February 10, 2015 Webinar Recording.