During the weekend of Feb. 20-22, we're celebrating International Data Day in Cleveland.
What's Code Across ?
A weekend of civic events across the country where technologists and community partners connect to tackle local challenges by adapting existing solutions and building new ones with technology and open data.
• See a live demonstration of largelots, (https://github.com/opencleveland/large-lots)a website for people to find and buy City-owned vacant lot, streamlining the process.
new projects like:
• Local Digital Services Census (https://service-census.herokuapp.com/): Survey the quality and usability of the 10 most-searched for digital services in Cleveland.
• creating a searchable index of Cleveland City Council's legislation and updates;
• Your own idea!
What's open data and civic hacking all about?
Is Open Cleveland for you?
If you have an idea of a project that can help improve a local government or have developed a civic app?
If you're a local govt official or employee, share your experiences with data sharing in your workplace and find out how you can share the data that's available to you and promote open data policies there can help lower costs, streamline citizens' public requests, and more.
So, come join developers, designers, data geeks, civic leaders, organizers, idea-makers, and anyone else who is interested to learn about our brigade.
Programming experience is not necessary!
A laptop is encouraged but not required.
Open Cleveland is a Code For America Brigade. To learn more about us, visit http://www.opencleveland.org
To learn more about Code For America and Brigades, visit http://www.codeforamerica.org/brigade/about
All Open Cleveland events are under our Code of Conduct (https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Efp-sZpmiuscsTtxeCjkHk5X5JUpF93G1cf0vrvMFxI/edit?usp=sharing).