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CodeAcross is Here!

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It’s that time of year again: time to CodeAcross! On the weekend of February 21-23, Code for America, the Open Knowledge Foundation and the Sunlight Foundation will host 40+ events around the globe. The mission of these events is to …

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It’s time to CodeAcross

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Since 2012, each February, Code for America has gathered in communities across the country to Code Across America. This February, we’re doing it again, but this time, we’re going worldwide. Join your us, join your neighbors February 21-23 and together, …

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The Brigade Goes International

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There are currently 31 Code for America Brigades in the U.S. This morning at TEDxCity2.0, I announced that we’re expanding our program internationally — starting Brigades in Ireland, Japan, and Poland. These Brigades are all headed by volunteer Brigade Captains. …

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Update from the Caribbean

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Last Sunday, the New York Times published a piece about the rise of local agriculture in the Caribbean. Because of the volatility associated with dependence on food imports, Caribbean officials have made it an imperative to invest in local food …

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CfA’s First International Partnerships

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Over the past three years, as Code for America has grown, we have had the good fortune and deep pleasure of making friends with countless people from around the world who share our commitment to fostering more innovative government and …

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Catherine Bracy: Why I’m Coding for America

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To kick off the new year, I wrote a blog post about my frustration with the lack of interest the Silicon Valley/Bay Area tech community shows in government and democracy. I’ve gotten so much feedback, most of it positive. Others …

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