What we're about

We are a Code for America (https://codeforamerica.org/) brigade in Chicago. Code for Chicago is committed to fostering an inclusive space for civic technologists and community members to collaborate.

We have a Code of Conduct (https://github.com/Code-and-Coffee-Uptown-Brigade/codeofconduct), please read it. Let us know if there's a problem. This is a safe space for everyone

Some other technology groups in Chicago who inspire us and you should know about:

• Chi Hack Night (https://chihacknight.org/)

• ChiPy (http://www.chipy.org/) and the phenomenal ChiPy Mentorship Program (https://chipymentor.org/)

• Code & Coffee: Southside Edition (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/code-coffee-south-side-edition-tickets-35374464977)

Upcoming events (5+)

Code & Coffee

Emerald City Coffee

Open Uptown's originally formed in Chicago as "Code & Coffee: Uptown Brigade." Our signature event involves code, co-working, and coffee every Wednesday morning at Emerald City. Bring a laptop and come hang with your neighbors. • Join us on Slack (https://uptown-codes.herokuapp.com). • Bring your own projects to work on or share. • Get help or help others • Learn about Civic Technology project night, our other event. • C8H10N4O2 with your friends. ------------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------------ This meetup is hosted with lots of love for our community. We depend on the members we serve to continue engaging Uptown & Chicago with regular, civic technology meetups! Please make a tax deductible donation to Open Uptown (via Code for America) if you believe in what we're doing. ------------------------------------------------ https://secure.codeforamerica.org/page/contribute/default?source_codes=Brigade-page&brigade=Open%20Uptown ------------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------------

Civic Project Night!

Human Citizen

Join us as we plan out work for our recent community engagements. We'll also brainstorm projects for us to work on in house as well. All levels of experience and all skill sets welcome. Be a part of a community driven civic tech effort.

Code & Coffee

Emerald City Coffee

Open Uptown's originally formed in Chicago as "Code & Coffee: Uptown Brigade." Our signature event involves code, co-working, and coffee every Wednesday morning at Emerald City. Bring a laptop and come hang with your neighbors. • Join us on Slack (https://uptown-codes.herokuapp.com). • Bring your own projects to work on or share. • Get help or help others • Learn about Civic Technology project night, our other event. • C8H10N4O2 with your friends. ------------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------------ This meetup is hosted with lots of love for our community. We depend on the members we serve to continue engaging Uptown & Chicago with regular, civic technology meetups! Please make a tax deductible donation to Open Uptown (via Code for America) if you believe in what we're doing. ------------------------------------------------ https://secure.codeforamerica.org/page/contribute/default?source_codes=Brigade-page&brigade=Open%20Uptown ------------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------------

Civic Project Night!

Human Citizen

Join us as we plan out work for our recent community engagements. We'll also brainstorm projects for us to work on in house as well. All levels of experience and all skill sets welcome. Be a part of a community driven civic tech effort.

Past events (184)

Civic Project Night!

Human Citizen

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