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Code for Durham: Civic Hacking- Group Check-In

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Tonight's Agenda: • 5:30 pm: Introductions • 5:45 pm: Guest Speaker + Q&A • 6:15 pm: Announcements + project updates • 6:30 pm: Break into groups + work on projects Code for Durham is a bi-weekly project night for technologists, designers, developers, data scientists, map makers, and activists who are working on "civic technology" projects. Consider this to be a study hall or office hours to improve the city. Bring your laptop, ideas, projects, maps, data, and questions. This group is for those who want to: • get work done on civic projects; • start a new project, or find one to join; • get feedback from technical, government, or community experts; and/or • learn about tools for local empowerment, open data, and smart and open government. For first timers trying to get the most out of the night, you should be prepared to talk about what you hope to gain from this experience, and what skills you want to flex. Prior to the Meetup, you can explore www.codefordurham.com to get familiar with projects and where you might want to plug in. You could also watch Civic Hacking 101 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wH6LnW_qjeI) or get inspired by some of the Code for America 2015 Summit videos (https://www.youtube.com/user/CodeforAmerica/playlists). Join our public Slack workspace (http://code-for-nc-slack-invitations.herokuapp.com/). Attendance implies consent to our Code of Conduct (https://github.com/codeforamerica/codeofconduct). Have fun! Do good!

Open Raleigh Brigade (virtual) Community Night

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Open Raleigh Brigade Community Night More details at: https://www.meetup.com/Triangle-Code-for-America/ This meetup will be virtual using Zoom conferencing. The Open Raleigh Brigade is holding a series of meetups to support project work from the civic tech community. Come out and see how you can help make a positive impact. Technologists, designers, developers, data scientists, map makers, project managers, etc are welcome. This week, we are pushing beyond our prototype to develop a full application for the Campaign Finance dashboard project (details below) | https://github.com/ncopenpass/CampaignFinance This meet-up will be virtual and you'll need to register in advance to get your sign-in credentials. We will start at approximately 6:05 pm. If Zoom is experiencing high loads, keep trying to join. Pre-meetup checklist: 1) Register to get your login details: https://codeforamerica.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIocOmtrTgpH9xURA3mlo7Tb08jeQpfc6Pe 2) Download the Zoom client – Make sure you have the Zoom client downloaded from https://zoom.us/download#client_4meeting After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Code for Chapel Hill

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Join Zoom Meeting https://unc.zoom.us/j/98460997862 Meeting ID:[masked] ** What we'll do: ** Looking for a meaningful volunteer opportunity? Help us improve the lives of residents of Chapel Hill and neighboring communities. We currently have two main projects (see What to Know for more), but new project ideas are always welcome! Storytellers, Marketers, Programers, Engineers, designers, web developers, IT Professionals, those curious about data, and lovers of Chapel Hill are all welcome! Even if you are not a tech type, there are plenty of opportunities to use your skills. ** What to Know ** • See the Code for Chapel Hill website (codeforchapelhill.com) for general information on projects. • See project Github pages for current issues and project goals. • Jump on the Slack page to see discussions on each project. Searching "-ch" will result in the channels related to the Code for Chapel Hill brigade. Slack Invite Link: https://join.slack.com/t/open-nc/shared_invite/zt-ggwi3ynm-f82eIgTN2_CUFxh_6t5hwQ ** What to bring ** • Project ideas! Review the ChapelHillOpenData.org site to review available datasets. Each meeting includes a pitch window for possible future projects. Your ideas could be our next project! ** Schedule ** - 6:00 - 6:10: Mix and mingle - 6:10 - 6:20: Introductions

Code for Durham: Civic Hacking- Group Check-In

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Tonight's Agenda: • 5:30 pm: Introductions • 5:45 pm: Guest Speaker + Q&A • 6:15 pm: Announcements + project updates • 6:30 pm: Break into groups + work on projects Code for Durham is a bi-weekly project night for technologists, designers, developers, data scientists, map makers, and activists who are working on "civic technology" projects. Consider this to be a study hall or office hours to improve the city. Bring your laptop, ideas, projects, maps, data, and questions. This group is for those who want to: • get work done on civic projects; • start a new project, or find one to join; • get feedback from technical, government, or community experts; and/or • learn about tools for local empowerment, open data, and smart and open government. For first timers trying to get the most out of the night, you should be prepared to talk about what you hope to gain from this experience, and what skills you want to flex. Prior to the Meetup, you can explore www.codefordurham.com to get familiar with projects and where you might want to plug in. You could also watch Civic Hacking 101 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wH6LnW_qjeI) or get inspired by some of the Code for America 2015 Summit videos (https://www.youtube.com/user/CodeforAmerica/playlists). Join our public Slack workspace (http://code-for-nc-slack-invitations.herokuapp.com/). Attendance implies consent to our Code of Conduct (https://github.com/codeforamerica/codeofconduct). Have fun! Do good!

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Code for America Brigade Congress

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