Nov. 7, 2016 7:35 am
Think Code for Philly isn’t for you? Think again
If you care about making the city a better place, then this civic hacking org will welcome you with open arms, ED Dawn McDougall told us in her "Around the Corner" interview.
Sep. 1, 2016 12:07 pm
Azavea is trying to decide whether or not it should launch a nonprofit
The social enterprise needs a way to raise funds for community-facing initiatives such as OpenDataPhilly. Founder Robert Cheetham has some reservations about adding another nonprofit to a saturated sector.
Aug. 24, 2016 2:22 pm
How EvoXLabs is helping open up the city’s HIV data
The city's Office of HIV Planning keeps data in a 400-page PDF document. EvoXLabs is helping make it accessible for civic hackers.
Jun. 7, 2016 3:18 pm
Camden youth and local civic hackers made these neat maps over the weekend
Youth and staff at nonprofit Hopeworks 'N Camden worked with corporate partners and state and federal officials for the National Day of Civic Hacking.
Apr. 19, 2016 10:51 am
12 social impact-themed Philly Tech Week events to check out
PTW2016 starts next week. Here's what we think should be on your radar (including something called #Failfest.)
Jul. 7, 2015 2:36 pm
Meet Code for Philly’s first executive leadership team
Current members Corey Acri, Ben Novack and Dawn McDougall have been named to the team
Feb. 13, 2015 1:09 pm
February Convening of OpenAccessPHL Featured How Organizations Are Making Themselves Innovative
A mix of nonprofits and for-profits presented at the February OAP meet-up.
Jun. 26, 2014 11:44 am
Why the Civic Hacking Community Needs Non-Coders
Mark Headd giving a presentation about open source program GitHub at CityCoHo Corey Acri wasn’t sure if Code for Philly was right for him. The local chapter of the civic hacking group Code for America was filled with talented talented coders and technologists, and Acri had very little coding skills beyond the basics he learned in […]