Jessica Lord2012 Fellow

Jessica Lord is a designer who focuses on the visualization of built form, urban trends and on engaging citizens. Jessica received her BS in architecture from Georgia Tech, has worked in architecture and prior to CfA in urban design at the City of Boston.

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Open Source all the Things!

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I created my GitHub account last year during my first week – perhaps day – as a 2012 Code for America fellow. I had to do this in order to complete a challenge that would earn me the coveted CfA …

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Affordable Accountability

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  At the end of July voters in the Atlanta region sent an clear message when 63 percent voted against the city’s tax-to-fund transportation proposal (in Georgia these measures are called SPLOST – Special Purpose Local Sales Option, this transportation …

A Day in the Life of a CfA Fellow: Jessica Lord

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Each morning I hear an alarm. I turn it off and then sleep for another length of time that changes each morning. Pre-CfA I was a girl on a schedule and that included breakfast and coffee at home. Now I’m …

Open Government in Buenos Aires

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Recently myself and 2011 Code for America fellow, Max Ogden (@maxogden) were in Buenos Aires for JSConf Argentina. While in town we visited friends of Code for America, Buenos Aires’ Open Government and Web departments (@GCBAData, @GCBA). We met with …