Code for Los Angeles is the Los Angeles Code for America Brigade, a network of civic-minded technologists who contribute their skills toward using the web as a platform for local government and community service.

We connect the people in government to local hackers to solve real problems! It's fulfilling work that will lead you to meet some incredible people.

To get an idea of what we are all about, founder of Code for America, Jennifer Pahlka, talks at TED 2012 about her experiences and views on maintaining a better government through code.


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Write some code to help your fellow Angelenos!

Recent Meetups

  • March 24 · 7:00 PM

    Civic Hack Night

    30 Civic Hackers | 5.00

    Co-hosted with Hack for LA + The Hub LA! RSVP:[masked]
  • October 25, 2014 · 11:30 AM

    Beyond Hackathons: What's next for open data in Pasadena?

    16 Civic Hackers

    USC’s Open Data LA project ( and the City of Pasadena are teaming up to host a roundtable discussion on the future of Open Data and Civic... Learn more
  • June 18, 2014 · 7:00 PM

    DTLA City Data Breakdown

    49 Civic Hackers | 3.50

    The City of Los Angeles has released over 177 data sets. As civic hackers, we will first familiarize ourselves with how the city has organized the data, and then start... Learn more
  • May 31, 2014 · 9:00 AM

    Hack for LA

    40 Civic Hackers

    Hack for LA, like Code for LA, strives to improve civic technology and encourage civic engagement. Hack for LA hosted two great events in 2013, and each event gets... Learn more
  • May 22, 2014 · 12:30 PM

    SwitchPitch at UCLA

    15 Civic Hackers | 5.00

    SwitchPitch is a role-reversal event where established companies pitch funded innovation projects to startups and small businesses looking for great partners. On May 22,... Learn more
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