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How EvoXLabs is helping open up the city’s HIV data purpose

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.
Benefit Bank has helped provide over $2B in public benefits to low-income households results

Aug. 1, 2016 2:57 pm

Benefit Bank has helped provide over $2B in public benefits to low-income households

The milestone is a decade in the making for the social enterprise, which has served approximately 1 million people.
Civic tech competition American Experiments ended in a tie results

Jul. 29, 2016 12:32 pm

Civic tech competition American Experiments ended in a tie

Crowdpac and Democracy Works shared the first-place honor in a competition that pitted six civic tech companies — two from Philly — against each other.
Why is it so hard to get young people to vote? results

Jul. 27, 2016 12:42 pm

Why is it so hard to get young people to vote?

Millennials are always logged on and connected. Yet their mobility makes them harder to reach — especially when it's time to hit the polls.
16 civic tech orgs want to show you how they’re improving democracy during the DNC purpose

Jul. 5, 2016 10:15 am

16 civic tech orgs want to show you how they’re improving democracy during the DNC

With the nation's eyes on Philadelphia for the convention, American Experiments is an opportunity for the city to show off one of its greatest success stories — civic tech.
What Philadelphia can learn from its history of citizen-led park projects method

Jul. 5, 2016 9:15 am

What Philadelphia can learn from its history of citizen-led park projects

SPOKE and PlanPhilly explore the past and present struggles of getting resident-driven developments like the Schuylkill River Trail off the ground in the face of bureaucracy.
Majora Carter came to town to lend some advice to Philly’s civic spaces method

Jun. 10, 2016 11:15 am

Majora Carter came to town to lend some advice to Philly’s civic spaces

Community isn't just a place, Carter said at an Arts + Business Council and Chamber event. It's an activity, and people need a place to do it.
Camden youth and local civic hackers made these neat maps over the weekend results

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.
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.

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