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Nov. 21, 2011 4:38 pm

City of Philadelphia, Code for America publicly launch Change by Us

The Philadelphia iteration of Change by Us, a web tool to crowdsource civic action to improve communities, was unveiled publicly this afternoon.

 

The Philadelphia iteration of Change by Us, a web tool to crowdsource civic action to improve communities, was unveiled publicly this afternoon.

The project, launched locally by the Code for America fellows, was launched in beta in October, as Technically Philly reported.

Visit the site to suggest ways to improve your neighborhood and find partners here.

At public launch, the project has more than 150 users, 23 active projects and 145 ideas, says Jeff Friedman, the Manager of Civic Innovation & Participation in the Mayor’s office.

Watch below a video PSA from PhillyCAM.

The project received funding from the Knight Foundation, which covered the launch here. Find NBC 10 coverage here, and Civic Commons coverage here. Find the press release here.

See a PSA from CFA fellow Anna Bloom (who started with Seattle then moved to the Philly team) below.

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