2012 fellows

ATXfloods: a Year Later

Posted on by Emily Wright Moore in 2012 fellows, Austin, News

With just over a year having passed since the humble beginning of ATXfloods in Austin, Texas it’s a good time to check back in with the team in Austin and see how it’s been going. ATXfloods is an interactive map …

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Wall Street to Main Street.

Posted on by Lauren Reid in 2012 fellows, Civic Startups, Commentary, Fellowship

Meet Amir. Amir was a 2012 CfA Fellow who left the world of Wall Street to serve the City of New Orleans for a year. During the 2012 Fellowship Amir and his teammates worked with the City and the community …

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CfA Fellows: Where Are They Now?

Posted on by Alex Tran in 2011 Fellows, 2012 fellows, Fellowship, News

In 2011, our inaugural class of fellows took a huge leap of faith in joining us. No one knew if the program would work, or if employers would want to hire fellows after their year of service. Now, with two classes under …

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Getting Jiggy With OpenStreetMap

Posted on by Michal Migurski in 2011 Fellows, 2012 fellows, 2013 Fellow, News

The OpenStreetMap U.S. Foundation held its annual State Of The Map (OSM) U.S. conference in San Francisco this past weekend, and Code for America was delighted to help and attend. Almost 400 participants in the globe-spanning, street-scale, wiki-style world map …

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San Francisco, a city that knows its faults

Posted on by Emily Wright Moore in 2012 fellows, Accelerator, Civic Startups, Data, San Francisco

Crossposted from: recovers.wordpress.com Low vacancy, numerous homeless people, elegant old buildings, shuttle buses to Silicon Valley… and warning, I’m going to talk about earthquakes. If it gets scary, stick with me: there’s good news at the end, ways to better …

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Open Source all the Things!

Posted on by Jessica Lord in 2012 fellows, News

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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Future Civic Technology: A Talk with Jeff Maki

Posted on by Alicia Rouault in 2012 fellows, News

Last month, OpenPlans and Living Cities published a brief but poignant field scan on the “State of Civic Technology” providing an overview on the industry Code for America and dozens other non-profits, startups and governments are growing. The report defines …

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Why I’m Coding for Recovers

Posted on by Emily Wright Moore in 2012 fellows, Accelerator, Coding for America, News

My year as a Code for America Fellow was a whirlwind. Last January, inspiring thought leaders explained local government, startup processes, and the art of negotiation. In February we had 100+ meetings about problems in our city, and a boatload …

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To the Women of City Hall: Detroit

Posted on by Alicia Rouault in 2012 City, 2012 fellows, Commentary, Detroit

It’s time to say thanks to the dedicated public servants that helped our Fellows navigate City Hall and champion our mission. And to the Cities that opened their doors, their minds, and their databases to the 2012 Fellows. In the …

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Love letter to Austin

Posted on by Emily Wright Moore in 2012 City, 2012 fellows, Austin, Commentary

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It’s time to say thanks to the dedicated public servants that helped our Fellows navigate City Hall and champion our mission. And to the Cities that opened their doors, their minds, and their databases to the 2012 Fellows. In the …

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