New Jersey civic hackers, rejoice: Code for Trenton is now a thing - Philly


Jan. 20, 2016 7:49 am

New Jersey civic hackers, rejoice: Code for Trenton is now a thing

Brought to you by a trio of Jersey-based civic hackers.

Open source as fuck.

(Photo by Flickr user Glenn Beltz, used under a Creative Commons license)

You know about Code for Philly, the civic hacking group that’s making its way from casual meetup to fully-fledged nonprofit.

Now meet Code for Trenton.

Code for Trenton

Trenton, NJ
34 Civic Hackers

We are a group of Trenton residents and students passionate about bettering our community by developing multimedia projects and encouraging a new generation of Trenton residen…

Check out this Meetup Group →

Code for Trenton is run by Kerrin McLaughlin, a design student at The College of New Jersey, Adam Porroni, a criminology master’s student at Penn, and Steve Chernoski, a teacher who wrote and directed a movie called New Jersey: The Movie.

Here’s a full map of Code for America brigades (both official and unofficial) in the U.S. and abroad.

Juliana Reyes

Juliana Reyes became's associate editor after reporting on the Philadelphia tech scene for four years. She's co-president of the Asian American Journalists Association Philadelphia chapter and a two-time Philadelphia News Award winner for "Community Reporting of the Year." The Bryn Mawr College grad lives in West Philly, likes her food spicy and wears jumpsuits often.


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