Karla Macedo2011 Fellow

Karla Macedo is a graphic designer with a deep interest in design that helps create positive social impact. Karla is looking to refine her skills as she transitions to web work. During her time at Code for America she helped organize the Iconathon, a series of events that helped create the first-ever civic symbol suite. As a native Spanish speaker she understands the importance of bridging communication barriers through design. Karla also helped redesign and conceptualize the branding for Bostonavigator, Discover BPS, Wheres My School Bus, Building Boston, Boston Public Schools, and Boston Public Works. She hopes to continue to use design to bring communities together, tell stories, and inform.

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My Summit Experience: Karla Macedo

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Just over a week ago Code for America hosted its first-ever Summit at SPUR. We spent two days going over all that weai??i??ve learned and all that weai??i??ve built. Gov 2.0 buzz words such as platform, participatory, data-driven decision making, …

Civic Symbol Suite: 40 New Icons for the Public Domain!

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In late June, prompted by an idea from fellow Chach Sikes, Matt Lewis wrote a stirring love letter titled, “Code for America loves you!” This was directed to Noun Project, an online repository of public domain icons, because just about …

Reflecting on the Iconathons

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The EDU Iconathon: Boston

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Designers: Consider the Icon

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Happy Flag Day!

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Bostonavigator Redesign

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What I Learned from Urban Planners

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APA’s 2011 National Planning Conference drew more than 5,000 planners, officials, and citizens to Boston from April 9 – 12, 2011. The four-day conference addressed the many challenges cities across the United States are faced with today as well as …

Karla Macedo: Why Iai??i??m Coding for America

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