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Feb. 11, 2020 11:50 am

Former Code for Philly leader Charlie Costanzo is running for Code for America’s National Advisory Council

Local brigade alumni currently hold two of the nine seats on the Council.

Dec. 19, 2019 1:44 pm

10 imagined futures: Philly’s tech community tells us what they envision for the next decade

What will this industry look like, locally, a decade from now? More diverse in its leadership, more eager to discuss its failures, less concerned about comparing itself to other cities and more.

Dec. 16, 2019 2:43 pm

The City is looking for private-sector tech proposals on how to reduce trash and waste

Want to help Philly reach zero waste by 2035? The Pitch & Pilot program has up to $34,000 to help you work on a tech solution.

Nov. 14, 2019 10:30 am

Knight Foundation has $1M to fund civic data projects. Here’s how to apply

The foundation is looking for projects that "explore how the widespread digital collection of data can be harnessed for greater civic engagement and stronger communities."

Oct. 4, 2019 2:30 pm

8 social good projects from Code for Philly’s monthlong ‘Phundamentals’ hackathon

Several of the civic tech projects focused on data transparency, solutions for citywide issues like the opioid crisis or mass incarceration, or creating a technology that helps undeserved populations.

Jun. 13, 2019 7:37 am

This apprenticeship program is opening the door for candidates with nontraditional backgrounds

Learn about Azavea’s hands-on strategy for expanding its applicant pool — no degree required.

May 14, 2019 7:22 am

You do everything else on your phone. Why not vote?

Blockchain technology can secure mobile voting, write politician Kahlil Williams and strategist Bradley Tusk. Is it the future for elections in Philly?

May 9, 2019 7:03 am

The Philly revenue department’s data-driven strategy to upend city bureaucracy

Behind the scenes of an ongoing — and largely successful — plan to reduce delinquency and increase community engagement.

Jan. 4, 2019 11:00 am

Civic technologists: Apply to speak at the 2019 Code for America Summit

From civic innovation to digital service delivery, you can make your case at the organization's annual summit. The event is happening May 29 to 31 in Oakland.

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