Welcome to the Code for America Brigade in Oakland: OpenOakland.org

OpenOakland, a Code for America Brigade, is a civic innovation organization that brings together coders, designers, data geeks, journalists, and city staff to collaborate on solutions to improve how our local government serves all citizens of Oakland. We draw on our wide range of expertise and perspectives to build open-source applications and working relationships that promote civic innovation and open government in Oakland.

Our projects range from events like CityCamp and the Open Government Pledge, to a community-based open-data portal and OaklandWiki, to apps that help you chart crime trends, submit FOIA requests, or adopt your local storm drain.

Come join us and help make open government a reality in Oakland!

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  • 5 days ago · 6:30 PM

    OpenOakland Civic Hack Night

    19 civic innovators

    Update!  Please join us at our regular hack and community night tomorrow and be inspired by stories from the field! We'll have Sara Dean from Stamen Design who will talk... Learn more
  • August 18 · 6:30 PM

    OpenOakland Civic Hack Night

    9 civic innovators

    Join us for our weekly civic hack sessions inside City Hall. Brigade members and others interested in civic hacking welcome. We provide space, wi-fi, great peeps and... Learn more
  • August 11 · 6:30 PM

    OpenOakland Civic Hack Night

    6 civic innovators

    Join us for our weekly civic hack sessions inside City Hall. Brigade members and others interested in civic hacking welcome. We provide space, wi-fi, great peeps and... Learn more
  • August 4 · 6:30 PM

    OpenOakland Civic Hack Night

    9 civic innovators

    Join us for our weekly civic hack sessions inside City Hall. Brigade members and others interested in civic hacking welcome. We provide space, wi-fi, great peeps and... Learn more
  • July 28 · 6:30 PM

    OpenOakland Civic Hack Night

    10 civic innovators

    Join us for our weekly civic hack sessions inside City Hall. Brigade members and others interested in civic hacking welcome. We provide space, wi-fi, great peeps and... Learn more
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  • Code for America Brigade founded OpenOakland: The Code for America Brigade in Oakland

    on February 14

 

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I started the group because there wasn't any other type of group like this. I've met some great folks in the group who have become close friends and have also met some amazing business owners.

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