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June 2014 Civic Hacknight 2

6:00 - 6:30 Participants arrive and socialize. 

6:30 - 6:45 Group introductions and announcements from participants and organizers.

6:45 - 8:45 Hacking. Project teams break out to work.  New participants can join teams, circulate, or seek out the Co-Captains for orientation (Justin, Matt, or Leah).

~7:30 Food delivered. 

8:45 - 9:00 Everyone reconvenes and shares reactions to and progress made over the last two hours. Show and tell if time/resources allow it. Thank you and goodnight.

9:00 Sometimes an after party (Happy Hour)

Notes: 

• Text Matt[masked]; Leah[masked]; or Justin at[masked] if you have problems.

• Bring cash for food and drink! Pay what you can (but remember we only have a single sponsor that covers a small amount of our expenses: servers, food, etc)

• Bring a laptop (it’s ok if you can’t) and review list of active projects:http://bit.ly/codefordc

If you are new to Code for DC… 

• Please take a look at our website http://www.codefordc.org 

• Next take a look at our active projects http://bit.ly/codefordc

• Review the Code for DC Code of Conduct (draft)https://github.com/codefordc/code-of-conduct

• If you are relatively new to civic hacking check out the Code for DC Getting Started Guide https://github.com/codefordc/getting-started

• Start working on a project with someone or bring your own project

• Introduce yourself to others

• If you had a good time join Google Group and Meetup

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  • Sandra Moscoso M.

    miss everyone :( See you mid-July!

    June 24, 2014

  • Matt B.

    Woo! Can't wait to see everybody tonight.

    1 · June 24, 2014

  • Justin G.

    See tonight's agenda http://bit.ly/1lOoyJv

    Justin's Challenges of the Night!

    Challenge #1 Agency Performance Data (new data)

    Do something interesting with this data beyond this http://track.dc.gov/

    http://data.dc.gov/Metadata.aspx?id=3600

    Challenge #2 Community Garden Data (poorly used)

    Build an app that allows people to easily find information about community gardens in DC. You need to merge data sources together and build a simple front end.

    1 · June 24, 2014

  • Nick L.

    Sorry I can't make it tonight team.

    June 24, 2014

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