Civic Hack Night

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Join us for Civic Hack Night, where community members use their skills to make San José, and the South Bay, a better place.

*Agenda*

• 6:30 - 6:45 PM: Network & food
• 6:45 - 7:00 PM: Welcome & Speaker
• 7:00 - 8:45 PM: Group introductions and breakouts
• 8:45 - 9:00 PM: Wrap up, report back

*What is Code for San Jose?*
Code for San José is a volunteer organization made up of makers, designers, developers, and subject matter experts who come together to use tech to solve civic problems.

• Learn more about our current projects (http://www.codeforsanjose.com/docs/projects/).

• We are meeting at ActionSpot co-working studio and startup incubator https://www.myactionspot.com/membership.html

• Parking: There is a parking lot on the side and behind ActionSpot, as well as street parking all around the space.

We've found it helpful to be clear on what Code for San José is, and what it isn't:

*Code for San José is:*

• a place people gather to work on open-source projects that benefit our community

*Code for San José is not:*

• an organization that teaches people how to code

• always prepared to pair you with a project on day one. That said, it's a good idea to look through the open data (http://www.codeforsanjose.com/docs/data/) available to us and our projects (http://www.codeforsanjose.com/docs/projects/), and start thinking about a project you might find interesting to work on.

*If you are new to Code for San José, please:*

• Review the Code of Conduct ( http://www.codeforsanjose.com/codeofconduct.html ).

• Join the slack channel (https://slackin-c4sj.herokuapp.com/) and check out our github (http://github.com/codeforsanjose).

• Check out our updated list of projects (http://www.codeforsanjose.com/docs/projects/) and their needs.

• Want to start a new project? Check out our project playbook (https://docs.google.com/document/d/1_gxmGh0wC81HPYxgtWhFgTrwAA-OWQxEHxpWD1rQB1w/edit?usp=sharing)

• What to bring
- If you have a laptop, please bring it.
- Notebook
- Pen or pencil