Alan WilliamsAlan Joseph Williams

Alan is an urban planner turned product designer. Before joining Code for America, he lead the Community team at Neighborland, a civic ideation platform. He got his start working with the web at Civic Center, a New Orleans creative studio that blends art, education, and urban planning to help people navigate and improve their cities.

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Alan Joseph Williams: Why I’m Coding for America

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The failure of the federal levee system during Hurricane Katrina changed the way I think about the world around me. I was 20-years-old, but I understood for the first time that our cities are what we make them. They are …

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National Day of Civic Hacking: Strengthening Tradition in Akron

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In preserving the land for future generations, we will preserve something of ourselves. If we all have an interest in this land, then we all have a stake in its preservation. There is no more worthwhile cause.” — Congressman John …

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