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Code for Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh region's Code for America Brigade, makes the Pittsburgh region a better place through the use of information and technology. Code for Pittsburgh is a grass-roots organization inclusive of different interests, skill-sets, and works to establish connections will all types of communities. Our members use projects, events, and advocacy to improve communities in a fun atmosphere. One key role of Code for Pittsburgh involves being a relationship-builder. We foster inclusive connections between government, nonprofit, academic, for profit communities, residents, civic technologists, analysts, designers, and many others.

Upcoming events (5)

Virtual Work Night: PFPC Food Access!

Online event

Join us for a bi-weekly work night featuring Pittsburgh Food Policy Council's Food Access Tool! Seasoned team members and newcomers are welcome. We will work on adapting the locally-renowned Pittsburgh Fish Fry map for this project (https://codeforpittsburgh.github.io/fishfrymap/). ** Due to the spread of coronavirus and some schedule changes, future Work Nights will be held virtually biweekly on Tuesday evenings from 6:00-8:00pm. ❗ If you're new, please submit an invite request to our Slack workspace: https://join.slack.com/t/pghfoodhackathon2019/shared_invite/zt-cncrlzkx-TGvT5mwzmz_~SdP9LmAyJA This project's goal is to create an internal and public-facing resource (e.g. an interactive map) for people looking to find healthy, affordable food (ie. where can I buy produce with SNAP?). - PFPC Presentation: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1hk3n8cwbKtqxZjHni3JJlvjSSUeCv4dbVIdjq3FiTp8/edit?usp=sharing - Documentation: https://drive.google.com/drive/u/0/folders/1h7dhbuKbQuYOL3Gsg2Fce-IdVm-sAfy_ - Github (data processing): https://github.com/CodeForPittsburgh/food-access-map-data

(Virtual) City Scrapers Hack Night: Sourcing Gov't Meetings with Python

-- Note: We're meeting on Gather Town now! Link: https://gather.town/app/P1KBATEM9IPaCT41/CityScrapersPitt Slack: citybureau.slack.com/ Slack Signup: https://tinyurl.com/slackcity --- The City Bureau City Scrapers open source project supports the Documenters program for documenting public events, such as school board meetings, City Hall meetings, police board meetings, etc. We are building a community in Pittsburgh that can start building and supporting scrapers within the platform for the Pennsylvania region. You can see the calendar we are building here: https://pgh-public-meetings.github.io/events/ City Scrapers is meant to be a risk-free python/Git learning environment, a way to build a platform for public engagement in Pittsburgh, and an environment designed to prioritize a more diverse coding space than most civic tech groups. If you have any questions or are interested, please feel free to email at [masked]. For more info on the Documenters program or the coding project, see below! Repository on Github: https://github.com/pgh-public-meetings/city-scrapers-pitt Documentation: https://pgh-public-meetings.github.io/city-scrapers-pitt/ Calendar: https://pgh-public-meetings.github.io/events/

Virtual Work Night: PFPC Food Access!

Online event

Join us for a bi-weekly work night featuring Pittsburgh Food Policy Council's Food Access Tool! Seasoned team members and newcomers are welcome. We will work on adapting the locally-renowned Pittsburgh Fish Fry map for this project (https://codeforpittsburgh.github.io/fishfrymap/). ** Due to the spread of coronavirus and some schedule changes, future Work Nights will be held virtually biweekly on Tuesday evenings from 6:00-8:00pm. ❗ If you're new, please submit an invite request to our Slack workspace: https://join.slack.com/t/pghfoodhackathon2019/shared_invite/zt-cncrlzkx-TGvT5mwzmz_~SdP9LmAyJA This project's goal is to create an internal and public-facing resource (e.g. an interactive map) for people looking to find healthy, affordable food (ie. where can I buy produce with SNAP?). - PFPC Presentation: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1hk3n8cwbKtqxZjHni3JJlvjSSUeCv4dbVIdjq3FiTp8/edit?usp=sharing - Documentation: https://drive.google.com/drive/u/0/folders/1h7dhbuKbQuYOL3Gsg2Fce-IdVm-sAfy_ - Github (data processing): https://github.com/CodeForPittsburgh/food-access-map-data

(Virtual) City Scrapers Hack Night: Sourcing Gov't Meetings with Python

-- Note: We're meeting on Gather Town now! Link: https://gather.town/app/P1KBATEM9IPaCT41/CityScrapersPitt Slack: citybureau.slack.com/ Slack Signup: https://tinyurl.com/slackcity --- The City Bureau City Scrapers open source project supports the Documenters program for documenting public events, such as school board meetings, City Hall meetings, police board meetings, etc. We are building a community in Pittsburgh that can start building and supporting scrapers within the platform for the Pennsylvania region. You can see the calendar we are building here: https://pgh-public-meetings.github.io/events/ City Scrapers is meant to be a risk-free python/Git learning environment, a way to build a platform for public engagement in Pittsburgh, and an environment designed to prioritize a more diverse coding space than most civic tech groups. If you have any questions or are interested, please feel free to email at [masked]. For more info on the Documenters program or the coding project, see below! Repository on Github: https://github.com/pgh-public-meetings/city-scrapers-pitt Documentation: https://pgh-public-meetings.github.io/city-scrapers-pitt/ Calendar: https://pgh-public-meetings.github.io/events/

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