Open House Happy Hour


Join us for an Open House Happy Hour(s)!

Come socialize with other members of Open Charlotte Brigade, meet some new people, and learn about leadership opportunities! This event is open to everyone - newcomers as well as veterans. Our Leadership Team members will be in attendance to answer any questions and make introductions! To make it easier to find us, we will be wearing Open Charlotte Brigade Stickers.

If you want to learn about civic hacking and Open Charlotte Brigade before coming out, check out our website for information and a list of active projects (, join the Slack team, or reach out to us at [masked].

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

• What do I need to know before showing up?

This is a casual event; you can come at any time. If you can only come for part of it, that’s okay! The night is what you make of it. You don’t need to bring anything, just show up, grab a name tag, and join a conversation.

• Who is this event for?

This event is for anyone looking to get involved in the civic tech space, applying their expertise to help solve social problems in Charlotte.

• Do I need to be a coder?

No! We welcome civic hackers of all varieties. This is a social hour, we encourage newcomers to talk with people and explore where they can contribute their skills. Researchers, analysts, practitioners, designers, writers, photographers, have all contributed to Open Charlotte Brigade projects and organization.

Are you interested in sponsoring an Open Charlotte Brigade event? We're actively looking for organizations to partner with for our events! Email us at [masked].

As with all our events, we require attendees to follow our Code of Conduct (