Aug 25, 2014

How the U.S. Digital Service could upset D.C.'s 'IT vendor ecosystem'

Publication: The Washington Post

Jennifer Pahlka was in London when Todd Park, the chief technology officer of the United States, called to ask her if she'd become his deputy […]

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Jan 15, 2014

The Weird Stuff That Happens When You Sign Up for Food Stamps

Topics: Food Stamps Health

It's a cliché of course, but no doubt some of the worst experiences with government bureaucracy really do start and end at the DMV. […]

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Dec 8, 2013

Code for America

Publication: Deutsche Welle

It's not enough anymore for young web designers and computer programmers in the US to merely complain about local government. […]

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Dec 5, 2013

Debug.gov

Publication: San Francisco Magazine

Topics: Jennifer Pahlka Procurement Citizen Centered Design

Code for America's Jennifer Pahlka has argued for years that tech can help solve civic problems—and now, the White House is listening. […]

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Dec 2, 2013

Food Stamp App Helps Residents Keep Benefits

Publication: SF Gate

Topics: Food Stamps Health

Nealie Yarbrough, a 51-year-old single mother, knows the sting of being at the grocery store checkout and having her debit card denied. […]

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Oct 21, 2013

Open Government

Publication: Wired Japan

Topics: Communications & Engagement

...ask what hackers can do for your country. […]

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Oct 21, 2013

7 Tactics for 21st-Century Cities

Publication: Government Technology

Be it the burden placed on them by shrinking federal support, or the opportunity presented by modern technology, 21st-century cities are finding new ways to do things. […]

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Oct 18, 2013

Brigades Help Communities Build Better Websites

Publication: SF Gate

Topics: Brigades

Outside of San Francisco, government officials are often suspicious when groups of unknown programmers with paramilitary titles set out to “hack” them. […]

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Oct 18, 2013

Code for America Works to Build Innovation Ecosystem

Publication: Government Technology

The nonprofit’s fellowships may only last a year, but the goal is to build a sustainable community of civic innovators. […]

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Oct 14, 2013

Four Years In, Code for America's Experiments In Disrupting Govt Still Just The Beginning

Publication: TechPresident

Both citizens and government officials see promise in using the organization’s philosophy […]

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Sep 4, 2013

Philadelphia, Portland and Code For America work on building a better RFP

Publication: TechPresident

Topics: Open Data

While Healthcare.gov is now often used as short-hand for government procurement challenges and questions are being raised about New York City's […]

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Aug 26, 2013

Civic-Minded Hackers Code Well for the Future

Publication: Los Angeles Times

The nonprofit Code for America, whose tech wizards call themselves the Peace Corps for Geeks, uses technology to make government work better. […]

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Aug 19, 2013

Can You Design a Livable Street?

Publication: Fast Company

Topics: Streetmix

This new tool lets you mash up bike lanes, sidewalks, parks, and car lanes to see what kind of arrangements might make the most sense for your city. […]

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Jun 25, 2013

It's About to Get Much Easier to Dig Up Your Apartment's Deep, Dark Secrets

Publication: CityLab

For the wealth of information available on rental sites like Craigslist, there's a certain category of crucial information that you just can't get […]

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Jun 23, 2013

Civic hackers (the good kind) help local governments

Publication: USA Today

An eager software developer in a midsize Massachusetts city visited its City Hall one day to volunteer his expertise. […]

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Jun 14, 2013

Oakland, Calif., Launches Website for Answer Seekers

Publication: Government Technology

Oakland, Calif., launched a new website dedicated to answering questions citizens may want to know about the city, according to the City Administrator’s Office. […]

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May 30, 2013

Ten Ways Civic Hacking is Good for Cities

Publication: Directions Magazine

At Code for America, they are gearing up for the National Day of Civic Hacking; a weekend that galvanizes its ongoing movement to call citizens to action. […]

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May 30, 2013

Code for America’s Jennifer Pahlka to Take a Year at the White House

Publication: Next City

Jennifer Pahlka will take a year-long break from running the national civic tech non-profit Code for America to serve as the White House’s latest deputy chief technology officer for government innovation, according to a post on the organization’s blog. […]

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May 28, 2013

How Code For America's Apps Benefit Kansas City

Publication: NPR

Code for America, a new nonprofit out of San Francisco, is building apps to make cities work better for citizens. One of its apps often cuts down the normal time it would take to find something — for example, property research in the treasurer's office. […]

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May 20, 2013

A High Tech Solution for a Neighborhood Problem

Publication: PBS

Topics: Economic Development Videos

Spencer Michels sat down with Alex Pandel and Eddie Tejeda, two of the co-founders of an app called BlightStatus, as part of Code for America’s fellowship program. […]

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May 20, 2013

Coding Skills Combine with Civic Consciousness to Improve Government

Publication: PBS

Making cities work better through high-tech innovation,that's the ambitious goal of one San Francisco startup […]

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May 1, 2013

Techs and the City

Publication: Marie Claire

How Code for America, Jennifer Pahlka's nonprofit brainchild, solves civic problems with technology. […]

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Apr 15, 2013

Peacecorps for Geeks

Publication: Time

The Gumbo is great, and the nightlife is even better, but let's face it: no one is ever going to mistake New Orleans for a tech hub. […]

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Apr 9, 2013

Web Developers Trade High-paying Jobs for Civic Service

Publication: CNET News

Topics: Videos

Across the U.S., cities are getting high-tech help for longstanding problems thanks to San Francisco-based Code for America. […]

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Apr 1, 2013

The Digital Mavericks

Publication: Details

Topics: Jennifer Pahlka

In many walks of life, the Internet has eliminated bureaucracy and middlemen: between buyers and sellers, between celebrities and fans—but not so much between citizens and government. […]

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Mar 30, 2013

Urban Activists Hack Their Way Toward Open Government

Publication:

Topics: Oakland

Oakland partners with Code for America, but how much difference can tech make? […]

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Mar 15, 2013

Know Your Bushwicks From Your Bed-Stuys With This Addictive Online Game

Publication: Fast Company

Topics: Click That Hood

Click That 'Hood lets you learn how well you know the neighborhoods of your city (and many others across the country). How local are you? […]

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Jan 25, 2013

The Top 100 NGOs 2013 Edition

Publication: The Global Journal

Like many buzzwords, “Government 2.0″ signifies much, but has delivered little of real substance. The idea that the Internet could revolutionize conventional governance processes, however, is worth pursuing. […]

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Dec 11, 2012

Code for America unites techies, government

Publication: SF Gate

Topics: Oakland

A little more than a year ago, Prashant Singh was an engineer at Microsoft's Mountain View campus working on projects including Internet-connected televisions and the Xbox. […]

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Nov 17, 2012

A Peace Corps for geeks? Nonprofit donates apps to cities.

Code for America has developed apps that have trimmed Boston's costs for digging out fire hydrants after snow and made Philadelphia city services more accessible. […]

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Nov 3, 2012

The 20 Most Innovative People In Democracy 2012

Publication: TechCrunch

Topics: Jennifer Pahlka

On the eve of America’s political new year, Election Day, we highlight this year’s most innovative people in democracy. […]

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Oct 17, 2012

How Code for America Is Reinventing Government

Publication: Mashable

Civic accelerators...hone startups that are focused on leveraging technology and government data to make cities run better. […]

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Oct 2, 2012

Jennifer Pahlka: Lover of geeks, keeper of chickens

Publication: CNN

Topics: Jennifer Pahlka Videos

Pahlka has created a prestigious fellowship that pulls the smartest people from the tech world and has them work with local governments to make them more efficient. […]

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Sep 1, 2012

Digital Volunteers Take Over City Hall

Publication: NBC News

Topics: Honolulu Answers Videos

Code for America and Honolulu Answers featured on MSNBC. […]

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Aug 31, 2012

First Person: Jennifer Pahlka

Publication: KQED Radio

Topics: Audio Jennifer Pahlka

Jen Pahlka founded Code for America, a Bay Area non-profit working to reshape the way government works through the use of technology and public service. She joins us in the studio as part of our "First Person" series on the leaders, innovators and other compelling characters that make the Bay Area unique. […]

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Aug 6, 2012

44 Female Founders Every Entrepreneur Should Know

Publication: Mashable

Topics: Jennifer Pahlka

Pahlka is a graduate of Yale University and began her career in the non-profit sector. In 2009, she founded Code for America, which connects developers with governments to improve services for citizens; it received a $1.5 million grant from Google in 2011. […]

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Aug 6, 2012

Web Tool Ignites Wildfire Preparedness Efforts

Publication: Government Technology

Topics: Prepared.ly

A new Web application developed by Code for America is helping residents of Austin, Texas, better protect their homes from wildfires. […]

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Jun 5, 2012

New Program to Help Philly Crowd-Source Its Comprehensive Plan

Publication: Next City

Topics: Philadelphia

For those who see smart tech as the answer to fostering civic engagement, promising news came out of Philadelphia on Friday. […]

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May 20, 2012

Can Code for America Save Our Broke Cities?

Publication: Mother Jones

Topics: Jennifer Pahlka

Jen Pahlka on dumb bureaucracy, government as a vending machine, and Silicon Valley sexism. […]

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May 13, 2012

Part Peace Corps, Part Venture Capital: Code for America's Plan for Public Innovation

Publication: GOOD Magazine

Solving Uncle Sam’s tech dilemmas is big business, but if your company wants a government contract, you’ll need to understand the bureaucratic beast—both to secure the deal and deliver on it. […]

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Apr 18, 2012

San Francisco's Newest Accelerator Will Tackle This $172 Billion Market

Publication: Business Insider

Topics: Accelerator

There's a new accelerator in a town. This one wants to transform the $172 billion government IT market into something less bureaucratic. […]

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Apr 18, 2012

3 Hackathons Trying to Change the World

Publication: Mashable

Topics: Accelerator

Early success helped to fuel the launch of Code for America, a non-profit founded in 2009, which offers fellowships to tech workers interested in helping city government leaders. […]

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Mar 25, 2012

To Fix Government, Call in the Geeks

Publication: CNN

Topics: Jennifer Pahlka Videos

A couple of years ago I started a program to try to get rock-star tech and design people to take a year off and work in the one environment that represents pretty much everything they're supposed to hate -- government. […]

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Feb 29, 2012

Top 25 Doers, Dreamers & Drivers

Publication: Government Technology

Since Code for America (CfA) launched in 2010, the project, which seeks to help “governments work better for everyone with the people and the power of the Web,” has become a sensation in city government. […]

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Feb 20, 2012

Code for America's Vision for Peer-to-Peer City Governance

Publication: Shareable

Topics: Videos

Times are tough for American cities. Facing budget shortfalls, municipalities are slashing public programs, reducing staff, and in some cases, barely staying solvent. […]

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Jan 6, 2012

Code for America Opens 'Civic Accelerator' in S.F.

Publication: SF Gate

Topics: Accelerator Ed Lee

The nonprofit Code for America plans to open a first-of-its-kind "civic accelerator" in San Francisco, a program designed to house, mentor and fund startups focused on using technology to improve government efficiency. […]

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Jan 2, 2012

How Jennifer Pahlka’s Code for America is transforming the way ailing cities solve problems

Publication: Hemispheres Magazine

Topics: Jennifer Pahlka

Municipalities may be struggling these days, but the news isn’t all bad, thanks to some conscientious technologists. […]

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Jan 1, 2012

Dr. Jill Biden's SF Visit

Publication: San Francisco Sentinel

Dr. Biden traveled to San Francisco to visit the Code for America offices and learn how technology can be used to help veterans apply for jobs. […]

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Dec 19, 2011

Code for America: An Elegant Solution for Government IT Problems

Publication: The Washington Post

Code for America is the technology world’s equivalent of the Peace Corps or Teach for America. The premise is simple and elegant. […]

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Oct 25, 2011

HuffPosts's 2011 Game Changers: This Year's Ultimate 12

Publication: Huffington Post

Topics: Jennifer Pahlka

Last month we announced HuffPost's 2011 Game Changers -- 100 innovators, visionaries, and leaders who are changing the way we look at the world and the way we live in it. […]

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Sep 7, 2011

Could the 'Code For America' work in the UK?

Publication: The Guardian

Cue stars and stripes imagery, cue red, white and blue typeface, cue hardcore technology patriotism: Code for America has arrived. […]

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Sep 7, 2011

Philadelphia Named a ‘Code for America’ City for 2nd Time

Publication: Government Technology

Topics: Philadelphia

For the second year in a row, Philadelphia will receive a technological assist from Code for America to help build and enhance Internet tools that bolster civic engagement. […]

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Sep 7, 2011

Code for America Will Send Geeks for a Year of Service in Philly, Detroit, and Macon

Publication: TechPresident

Topics: Philadelphia

Programmers and other technologists will spend a year in city halls in Philadelphia, Penn., Macon, Ga., and Detroit, Mich. next year as part of the Code for America fellowship program, the organization announced Wednesday. […]

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Aug 18, 2011

Remaking Government in a Wiki Age

Publication: NYTimes

Ms. Pahlka's focus is on citizens and finding ways to help government serve us better. For political leaders, Government 2.0 offers a further benefit: Citizens who are more deeply engaged in how government works are more willing to pay for it. […]

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Aug 12, 2011

Are Millenials the Key to Solving Government's Woes?

Publication: The Washington Post

Topics: Jennifer Pahlka

“Studies do quantify characteristics of Millennials that have some interesting points,” Code for America founder Jennifer Pahlka said. In her experience, today’s young adults are, in many cases, “fantastic at ignoring the politics and jumping in with fixes, hacks, improvements, solutions.” […]

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May 17, 2011

Names You Need to Know: Code for America

Publication: Forbes

You will know the data, and the data will set you free. Or at least, create a better, more participatory democracy. That is the premise of Code for America, a budding national organization of software programmers who use public information from local governments to create better civic services. […]

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May 4, 2011

Love for Public Service

Publication: Nextgov

This week marks Public Service Recognition Week, but with talks about workforce cuts, extended pay freezes and other cuts to pay and benefits, it's easy for federal employees to feel unappreciated. Need a morale boost? Social networking website GovLoop teamed up with Code for America to create WeLovePublicService.org, a website that allows anyone -- you, your colleagues, your family or friends -- to recognize and thank government employees and military service members for the work they do every day. […]

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May 3, 2011

Mural Guide application finds, details Philly's ample outdoor art, built with OpenDataPhilly

Publication: Technically Philly

Two Code for America fellows with help from a third developed and launched the Philadelphia Mural Guide app. Aaron Ogle and John Mertens, with Mjumbe Poe, used the MuralFarm collection of locations, images and other information on the city's expansive outdoor art, to develop the project. […]

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Apr 28, 2011

Code for America Works to Help Cities Solve Problems

Publication: Government Technology

Alissa Black is city program director of Code for America, a nonprofit organization of civic and tech leaders. Appointed in 2007, Black works closely with partner cities to understand their problems and determine how the organization can help them find solutions. […]

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Apr 7, 2011

Innovator: Jen Pahlka

Publication: Bloomberg Business

Firefighters and computer programmers don't often interact. Yet in February, representatives of both gathered in Boston's City Hall, where fire department officials explained one of their wintertime worries: snowbound fire hydrants. The coders quickly responded with a website that mapped every hydrant in the city and encouraged residents to "adopt" each one and take responsibility for shoveling them out after snowstorms. The site is a product of Code for America, founded by Jennifer Pahlka in September 2009. She modeled the organization after Teach for America, with the goal of uniting technologists and city employees. […]

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Mar 31, 2011

U.S. Government Open-Sources IT Dashboard to Help Cut Tech Costs

Publication: Mashable

The United States government has made its IT Dashboard, a cost-cutting tool for federal transparency, freely available for anyone, especially other governments, to use and customize...The government is working with Code for America for this release. In an announcement, CfA said, “The IT Dashboard was a major component of the process the Federal Government employed to save over $3 billion in just its first two years of deployment. […]

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Mar 25, 2011

The Inception Event CfA

I was pleasantly surprised by a Code for America “inception event” on March 17th. The event was the kickoff – really the kickoff of the second half of our “game” (project) to create open source software which will help Seattle and Philadelphia and other cities’ neighborhood leaders … well … “lead”. […]

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Mar 21, 2011

Code for America Calls for Hackers with Hearts of Gold

Publication: Mashable

Code for America is seeking devs for its 2012 Fellowship Program, a year of public service that puts coders to work for communities. The fellowship gives developers, researchers, entrepreneurs and designers a chance to build customized web and mobile apps for communities and governments. Their work is used to solve pervasive public problems and connect citizens to governments […]

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Mar 9, 2011

Dept. of State and 18 Other Governments Apply for Code for America

Publication: Mashable

Code for America, the non-profit organization that creates government-changing apps for communities around the U.S., has received applications from 19 U.S. city, state and federal agencies, including the U.S. Department of State. Each of these government entities will compete to be one of the three to five communities that gets Code for America fellows to create a customized, open-source app to solve a pervasive problem in public service or government administration. […]

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Mar 8, 2011

Code for America brings Philly closer to open data, civic transparency

Publication: Flying Kite

Philadelphia's Department of Technology has made creating a transparent city government a priority, and it has recruited the Code for America program to help make it a reality. Though the program just kicked off in January, the Code for America fellows have already served as a bridge in drawing the civic and tech communities in Philadelphia closer together, and started to make an impact in the space around civic applications. […]

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Mar 4, 2011

Tech project needs public's help in modernizing city government

Publication: Boston.com

Boston was lucky to be chosen as one of the five pilot cities for Code for America, a new program that pairs teams of young computer programmers with city governments to develop new technology initiatives that will serve the public good. If executed correctly, the project will not only yield useful applications for Boston residents, but also accelerate efforts to use technology to improve local government — while incorporating the concerns and insights of the public into the process. […]

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Mar 1, 2011

Applied Brainpower

Publication: Boston.com

Now in its first year of operation, Code for America is a kind of City Year for techies. The team of seven developers assigned to Boston will live and work in San Francisco; but first, the members spent the month of February canvassing city government, looking for problems to solve. […]

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Feb 24, 2011

Data Camp's Goal: An app to improve Philadelphia

The event, which is called DataCamp: Philadelphia, will be led by seven fellows from Code for America, a San Francisco-based nonprofit that provides people with fellowships for a year to build applications for cities around the country. The fellows are building an application to improve the flow of information both from the city of Philadelphia to neighborhood organizations and then to residents, and from residents to neighborhood organizations and then to the city. […]

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Feb 21, 2011

Civic Developers Code for America on Presidents' Day in D.C.

Publication: Huffington Post

This past weekend, civic developers gathered at a Seattle data camp to code for America. This Presidents' Day, the day before George Washington's Birthday, dozens of government technologists, data nerds, civic hackers and citizens from around the District of Columbia, Virginia and Maryland will join Code for America fellows for a datacamp at Big Window Labs. […]

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Dec 3, 2010

Non-profit offers tech talents to local government

Publication: Marketwatch

Code for America matches some of the country's top young technologists with city governments for one year. Its goal is to develop innovative, cost-saving web-based technologies aimed at making government more accountable, connected and efficient. In many cases, CfA fellows take large pay cuts to code for good. […]

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Dec 1, 2010

How an Army of Techies is Taking on City Hall

Publication: Fast Company

This January, a new organization called Code for America, with support from Yahoo, Microsoft, and others, will launch, aiming to leverage the idealism of a generation of young programmers, this time from within city hall... "This transcends political ideology," says Jennifer Pahlka, Code for America's founder. "One thing that people of different backgrounds can agree on is that government needs to get better." […]

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Nov 1, 2010

Code for America Chooses 20 Developers as Fellows

Publication: Mashable

Code for America, the refreshingly ambitious app project that brings city-changing technology to a handful of lucky communities, has just named 20 top developers to be fellows in the program this year. Throughout next year, these developers will convene in San Francisco to build apps for communities in need. […]

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Oct 10, 2010

Introducing Code for America

Publication: Engaging Cities

In the same vein as Doctors Without Borders and Architecture for Humanity, emerges Code for America (CFA). A fellowship based program for web developers and designers with a public service slant; CFA was founded to help the brightest minds of the web 2.0 generation transform city governments. […]

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Sep 18, 2010

5 Tips for Aspiring Web Developers

Publication: Mashable

Topics: Videos

By far the most oft-repeated words of advice we heard from masters of the web dev trade were these: Put in some time on open-source projects. The hands-on experience will challenge you, educate you and help you build your body of work... Sites like Code for America and organizations such as the Mozilla Foundation are always looking for good developers with free time. […]

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Jul 30, 2010

Video Interview: Code for America City Program Director Alissa Black

Publication: Technically Philly

At today's Supernova conference, we caught up with Code for America's City Program Director Alissa Black to ask her about the program's timeline, and why Philadelphia was selected as one of CFA's inaugural cities. […]

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Jul 29, 2010

Code For America Selects Philadelphia To Participate In fellows Program To Develop Citizen Engagement Web Application

Publication: City of Philadelphia

Allan Frank, the City's Chief Technology Officer and head of the Division of Technology, is excited about the high-level programming expertise that Code for America Fellows will bring. We are talking Star Wars here; Philadelphia will have the benefit of a group of "Jedi Master" technologists that will augment the Division's existing web-development capacity, facilitating the creation of a powerful, interactive citizen engagement tool that will increase connectivity and the exchange of information between the City government, residents, and visitors. […]

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Jul 29, 2010

Code for America Labs picks Phila. for interactive applications project

Publication: Press Source

A nonprofit that is seeking to get Web 2.0 developers and designers to spend a year working with cities to develop interactive applications for them has selected Philadelphia for its five-city inaugural program. Code for America Labs Inc. will assign a team to work with the city to develop a Web application that enables residents to form groups with others in their neighborhoods to communicate with the city about problems and services. […]

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Jul 29, 2010

Code for America: Great people doing great things

Publication: CTO Vision

Topics: Videos

You are no doubt aware that cities are under great financial pressure. And we citizens of cities are as well, which means the odds of significant new IT money for most cities is really scant. It is time to look for new ways to empower our cities with abilities to serve citizens, and Code for America is one of the most positive things I have seen happening on this front. […]

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Jul 29, 2010

Code for America: Great people doing great things

Publication: SysCon

You are no doubt aware that cities are under great financial pressure. And we citizens of cities are as well, which means the odds of significant new IT money for most cities is really scant. It is time to look for new ways to empower our cities with abilities to serve citizens, and Code for America is one of the most positive things I have seen happening on this front. […]

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Jul 21, 2010

Microsoft announces support for Code for America at Seattle event

Microsoft is demonstrating our support for Code for America by committing to a $50,000 contribution. We have also agreed to help provide developer skills training to the Code for America Fellows, as well as technical and architectural guidance for the planned solutions in the target cities of Boston, Philadelphia, DC, Seattle, and Boulder. Finally, we will spread the word about Code for America to our developer and partner community to drive interest in the fellowships and to expand the reach and impact of Code for America's mission. […]

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Jul 21, 2010

Hack the government

Publication: IT World

Code for America thinks that the U.S. would be a lot better place if hackers turned their technical skills towards improving the government. […]

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Jul 21, 2010

Code For America

Publication: Seattle.gov

Topics: Videos

A select group of software developers, designers and managers will be chosen to build the next generation of Gov 2.0 apps for five U.S. city governments. […]

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Jul 19, 2010

City of Seattle looks to bring the Block Watch into the 21st century

The City of Seattle has operated Block Watch programs in select neighborhoods for more than 35 years. But now, some city officials and local high-tech leaders think the program is ready for an upgrade. A new effort -- led by the non-profit Code for America -- is looking to transform the way neighbors communicate with one another by tapping into social networking tools. Eventually, the goal is to create stronger communities where citizens are actively engaged in helping city government operate more smoothly. […]

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Jul 6, 2010

Changing Government and Tech With Geeks

Publication: NY Times

Talking about government and computer programming most likely doesn't evoke the feeling of fun for most Americans. But a group of Web geeks and technology leaders is trying to change that with a new nonprofit project, Code for America, which aims to import the efficiency of the Web into government infrastructures. […]

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May 4, 2010

Five Cities Get Free Civic Apps Through Code for America

Publication: Mashable

Five American cities have been selected for a random act of kindness from software developers. Boston, Boulder, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and Seattle will all receive free web and/or mobile apps to help administer government and serve citizens, thanks to a program called Code for America. […]

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Apr 16, 2010

CfA Founder on Bringing Open Government Help to Philadelphia

Publication: Technically Philly

What if tech professionals who want to work on open government municipal projects could join a program that would pay them to do just that? A program that would give a batch of cities a top tech team of developers, designers, and product managers for an entire year to build out their dream application that drives transparency and participation within the city and its government. And what if Philadelphia was in the running to get just such a team? Oakland-based Jennifer Pahlka, the executive director and co-founder of Code for America, is about to find out. […]

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Jan 8, 2010

5 U.S. mayors, 25 developers will make the Gov 2.0 American Dream Team

Publication: GovFresh

Tryouts for the Gov 2.0 American Dream Team are on. Alphagovs, alphageeks get ready to spec and code, because Code for America is recruiting 5 cities to take the lead in re-shaping the face of the American municipal IT department. […]

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What to Expect from Code for America in 2014

Publication: StateTech Magazine

Code for America’s impact on local government has been nothing short of revolutionary. Also know as the “Peace Corps for geeks," […]

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11 Creative Ways to Volunteer

Publication: Reader's Digest

Code for America: Dubbed the Peace Corps for Geeks, this group seeks techies who want to volunteer to help local communities. […]

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A Peace Corps for Civic-Minded Geeks

So-called Government 2.0, tapping online power to tackle offline problems from city hall on up, is an underappreciated, and still revolutionary, idea. […]

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