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Code & Coffee
Open Uptown's originally formed in Chicago as "Code & Coffee: Uptown Brigade." Our signature event involves code, co-working, and coffee every Thursday morning at Emerald City. Bring a laptop and come hang with your neighbors. • Join us on Slack ( • Bring your own projects to work on or share. • Work on one of our projects (build us a Twitter bot or improve our website). • 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. ------------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------------

Emerald City Coffee

1224 W Wilson Ave · Chicago, IL 60640, IL

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We are a Code for America ( brigade in Chicago. Open Uptown is committed to fostering an inclusive space for civic technologists and community members to collaborate. Slack, GitHub, etc. (

We have a Code of Conduct (, 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 (

• ChiPy ( and the phenomenal ChiPy Mentorship Program (

• Code & Coffee: Southside Edition (

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