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Information for Code for Bloomington, a CfA Brigade

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Civic Hacking in Bloomington, Indiana

What is Civic Hacking? To paraphrase this article on opengovdata.io:

“Civic hackers are programmers, designers, data scientists, good communicators, civic organizers, entrepreneurs, government employees and anyone willing to get her hands dirty solving problems.”

We’re a Code for America Brigade.

Meeting schedule

Meetings happen on the second Thursday of every month. Tech skills aren’t necessary to participate, only a willingness to collaborate to make our community better.

Our scheduled meeting for 2018 are:

Thursday, September 13th at 5:30 p.m.
Location: Cowork Bloomington 213 South Rogers Street, Bloomington, IN.

Google Calendar

Meetup

Stay in the loop

There is a Slack group set up: https://bmghack.slack.com

Link to join

We’ve also configured a low volume Google Group so that everyone can stay connected: Google Group

Projects

Have an idea for a civic problem that needs a solution? Add it to the project page and find others interested in solving the problem.

http://brigade.codeforamerica.org/brigade/projects

More info & Supporting documents

About Code for America Brigades

Any materials that help with running the group can be collected in docs

Expand on the types of civic hacking groups (e.g. Code for America Brigade) and how they work.