Introducing #OpenGov to President George HW Bush & Mrs. Bush. Working for better government serving the people is something we all have in common.
"Change happens by listening and then starting a dialogue with the people who are doing something you don’t believe is right." - Jane Goodall
Sporting our favorite #OpenGov tshirt today, courtesy of codeforamerica!
The power of decoded law comes to Washington, DC. How is DCdecoded.org helping citizens access their government and improve their community? Yesterday’s Kojo Nnamdi Show dove in to America Decoded. What do you think? More info below.
The Kojo Nnamdi Show: “D.C. Decoded: Open Data, Open Government?”
All D.C. residents are expected to abide by the D.C. Code, a compilation of all city laws and regulations. But until recently, most residents didn’t have easy online access to the code itself. A coalition of advocates and civic hackers recently released a new website, DCDecoded.org, which attempts to shed light on the inner workings of local government. Kojo talks with advocates inside and outside government about the promise and limitations of open government initiatives.
Executive Director & Co-Founder, OpenGov Foundation
"civic hacker" and founder, GovTrack.us
Director, DC Office of Open Government
V. David Zvenyach
General Counsel, D.C. Council
More info: http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2014-03-24/dc-decoded-open-data-open-government
VIDEO: start #SunshineWeek right w/ a quick lesson on the power of “open law” via AmericaDecoded.org
I still remember my first hackathon. It was a long time ago…
It is interesting to read the post by Matt Steinberg, opengovfoundation intern, about his first hackathon.
I feel that as a non-developer the biggest thing I contributed was a spirit of curiosity and learning. By asking the…
Remember YOUR first hackathon?