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Video: Robert Cheetham of Azavea on Open Data Philly people

Mar. 13, 2015 2:22 pm

Video: Robert Cheetham of Azavea on Open Data Philly

Each week, we'll be sharing a video from OpenAccessPHL's monthly convening.
Event: OpenAccessPHL January 2015 Convening – City of Philadelphia Edition people

Jan. 7, 2015 11:30 am

Event: OpenAccessPHL January 2015 Convening – City of Philadelphia Edition

January convening of OpenAccessPHL will be a City of Philadelphia edition featuring government employees.
Why the City of Philadelphia Should Invest in Skilled Labor Development people

Dec. 1, 2014 12:36 pm

Why the City of Philadelphia Should Invest in Skilled Labor Development

Short-term investments in low-cost skill certifications for those with the greatest need can quickly generate new sources of wage tax revenue (newly employed people).
Biz Journal: City launches platform matching STEM professionals with youth people

Sep. 22, 2014 11:52 am

Biz Journal: City launches platform matching STEM professionals with youth

This story was originally published in the Philadelphia Business Journal Philadelphia wants more STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) professionals mentoring youth – especially girls, low-income and minority students. [Last week], the city launched a new online STEM resource center, which will showcase STEM education programs on its “ asset map,” as well as host a volunteer […]
Philly ASAP’s After School Directory to Become a Philly 311 Widget people

Jul. 9, 2014 9:56 am

Philly ASAP’s After School Directory to Become a Philly 311 Widget

The After School Programs wiki Last summer, Philly 311 held a contest calling for civic developers and community activists to submit ideas for a new widget on the Philly311 mobile app, which provides a way for community members to report neighborhood issues directly into the city government work order systems from their smartphone. Chris Alfano, CTO […]
What Makes Philadelphia One of the Most Active Civic Hacking Communities in the Country method

Mar. 28, 2014 11:00 am

What Makes Philadelphia One of the Most Active Civic Hacking Communities in the Country

Part 3 in our series with TEDxPhiladelphia explores the many ways the region is leading the way in civic hacking and open data projects. Hacking and hackers have a bad reputation as people who break into computer security systems and steal information–but today, hacking is more and more frequently referred to as taking something that already exists […]

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