10 Ways Civic Hacking Can Benefit Your Community

Code for America is planning a National Day of Civic Hacking next month to "promote transparency, participation and collaboration between governments and citizens." In advance of the event, they've explained how cities can benefit from civic hacking.
May 15, 2013, 12pm PDT | Jonathan Nettler | @nettsj
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To be held over the first weekend in June in cities across the United States, the National Day of Civic Hacking, "will bring together citizens, software developers, and entrepreneurs from all over the nation to collaboratively create, build, and invent new solutions using publicly-released data, code and technology to solve challenges relevant to our neighborhoods, our cities, our states and our country."

In advance of the event, Hannah Young has outlined 10 ways that civic hacking can benefit cities: from spurring economic opportunity to bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences, and skill sets.  

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Published on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 in Code for America
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