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Code for Philly and Think Company took on this cancer data project for MLK Day method

Jan. 20, 2017 11:09 am

Code for Philly and Think Company took on this cancer data project for MLK Day

The combined coding teams joined up with Penn's genomics laboratory to work on Project Cognoma, an open source web app that analyzes cancer data.
The software piloted during Philly’s homelessness count last year is expanding method

Jan. 17, 2017 10:25 am

The software piloted during Philly’s homelessness count last year is expanding

Bristol-based software company Grassroots Unwired will pilot its canvassing app in "areas of California and Indianapolis" and continue to be used in Philly and Houston.
This website is helping people keep their neighborhoods clean purpose

Dec. 23, 2016 10:44 am

This website is helping people keep their neighborhoods clean

Not in Philly is a website that helps organize clean-up crews.
Use this map to find out which local impact organizations are using open data method

May 19, 2016 8:38 am

Use this map to find out which local impact organizations are using open data

Only organizations and businesses that submit themselves (and are approved) earn a spot on the map.
Why you should consider going to DemHack2016 even if you don’t code purpose

Mar. 15, 2016 9:21 am

Why you should consider going to DemHack2016 even if you don’t code

It takes a diverse team to create a successful civic tech project, said Code for Philly Executive Director Dawn McDougall. The democracy hackathon will be March 18 to 20.
These two Philly data companies are in on the White House Opportunity Project purpose

Mar. 9, 2016 12:10 pm

These two Philly data companies are in on the White House Opportunity Project

Reinvestment Fund's PolicyMap and GIS firm Azavea are two of 12 companies getting in on the federal initiative that hopes to create opportunity in underserved communities with open data.
7 social impact Meetup groups you should join purpose

Mar. 8, 2016 9:32 am

7 social impact Meetup groups you should join

Interested in nonprofit leadership development, civic tech or accessibility? Philly has something for you.
Meet the 20 year-old Philly civic tech company you didn’t really know existed purpose

Mar. 3, 2016 2:45 pm

Meet the 20 year-old Philly civic tech company you didn’t really know existed

Solutions for Progress has been broadening access to public benefits since its inception in 1992. They may not be flashy, but they've been able to scale their impact across the country.
A Philly civic tech project landed $35K from the Knight Prototype Fund funding

Feb. 25, 2016 10:52 am

A Philly civic tech project landed $35K from the Knight Prototype Fund

Visible Contracts builds interactive visualizations that make Philadelphia's procurement data more transparent and easily digestible.
How this West Philly startup drives change with video games method

Feb. 2, 2016 11:50 am

How this West Philly startup drives change with video games

Skyless Game Studios works with socially conscious businesses and nonprofits to make video games centered around philanthropy and civics.

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