Code for Hoboken Kickoff Meeting: Welcome All Civic Hackers

This will be the first meeting of the Code for America Brigade in Hoboken. Code for America Brigade is a nation-wide group of folks who are interested in using civic tech to make our community better.  Developers, community organizers, government officials, designers...all improvers welcome. 

Our first meeting will be a planning kickoff--and to get a great window into what's next for Hoboken: we have invited Juan Melli, the City of Hoboken's Communications Manager, to talk to us about what Hoboken's city directors have identified as their top needs.

We will also have an update from Anna, the co-founder of the Jersey City brigade, Open JC, about what they're up to.

Want more information about Code for America Brigade? Check it out here

Brand new to civic hacking? Not sure what it looks like? Here's a primer to get you started. "All hacking is--is tinkering." 


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wH6LnW_qjeI&feature=share




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  • Lawrence Y.

    Canceling due Chinese New Year family thing 恭喜發財

    1 · January 30

    • Martha G.

      Hope to see you next time. Happy New Year!

      January 31

  • Martha G.

    Hey folks--we are looking forward to this first meeting.
    In order to make it even more festive, I will be bringing soda and chips and PIZZA. Does anyone on this list have any dietary restrictions? Or any other questions? If you aren't able to come, please do remember to change your RSVP. Our hopes are to have at least one meeting a month, or, likely, two. Thanks!

    3 · January 27

  • Dominique T.

    Great - smart people with smart ideas for improving our city.

    1 · January 31

  • Bill H.

    I had to change my rsvp because of a conflict. :(
    Will this be videotaped and posted on YouTube or Vimeo?

    January 30

  • andy

    Crisis mapper from Brooklyn

    1 · January 30

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