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These are the 14 people you need to know in Philly civic tech: The realLIST people

Dec. 20, 2017 12:51 pm

These are the 14 people you need to know in Philly civic tech: The realLIST

The city staffers, open data geeks and civic engagement pros who shaped the scene.
What does ‘civic tech’ really mean? Philly technologists weigh in people

Dec. 7, 2017 1:41 pm

What does ‘civic tech’ really mean? Philly technologists weigh in

Who's in the tent, according to Azavea's Robert Cheetham, Fixlist's Stacey Mosley and Mjumbe Poe, and Protocol Labs' Michelle Lee in honor of Code for Philly's fifth anniversary.
Baltimore’s mayor might be crushing on Philly’s newest anti-litter startup method

Jan. 10, 2017 4:25 pm

Baltimore’s mayor might be crushing on Philly’s newest anti-litter startup

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh was briefed on Not In Philly, Dave Brindley and Yury Korzun's anti-litter project.
Azavea is trying to decide whether or not it should launch a nonprofit funding

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.
Surprise! Philly is not a very healthy city results

Aug. 15, 2016 3:17 pm

Surprise! Philly is not a very healthy city

The City's Community Health Explorer compares public health indicators in Philadelphia with other major U.S. cities and highlights racial disparities, among other features.
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.
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.
Knight Foundation granted Temple and PhillyCAM $35K each to prototype libraries of the future funding

Jun. 29, 2016 12:31 pm

Knight Foundation granted Temple and PhillyCAM $35K each to prototype libraries of the future

Preserving open civic data and providing community media centers are two visions of how libraries could best operate in the 21st century.

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