Fellowship

800 Interviews.

Posted on by Bob Sofman in #meta, Commentary, Fellowship

Spending a week living on a $32.17 food budget. Shadowing a homeless shelter caseworker. Riding shotgun on a midnight police patrol. Hiking portions of a 110 mile canal trail. Spending time in jail (just visiting). Jogging through the city with …

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50 Applications for 2014

Posted on by Luke Norris in CfA Staff, Fellowship, News

March 31 marked the deadline for local governments to apply for the 2014 Fellowship. It also highlighted the incredible interest in Code for America and the work of our fellows; 49 local governments and one state applied for a coveted …

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Watch this Video

Posted on by Luke Norris in Fellowship, News

March marks and exciting month for Code for America for two reasons.  First, it marks the return of our 2013 Fellows – they have just returned to San Francisco from their month-long residency in their respective cities and counties.  Secondly, …

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Submit Your Applications, Now.

Posted on by Abhi Nemani in Accelerator, Fellowship, News

From the stage of  SXSW, Jennifer Pahlka (CfA’s fearless leader) announced to the crowd of would-be geeks, that we’re now accepting applications for our 2013 Accelerator and 2014 Fellowship. (If you missed Jen’s SXSW keynote last year, you can listen …

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2013 Fellowship Product Advisory Board Class

Posted on by Aakash Desai in CfA Staff, Fellowship

Code for America’s 2013 Fellows are getting a little extra help this year in the development of web applications to service city needs. They’ll have leaders in product design, delivery, and measurement providing guidance and feedback to the them during …

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Thank You, Knight

Posted on by Jennifer Pahlka in CfA Staff, Fellowship, News

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Today we are very pleased to announce that Code for America has been granted $5 million by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation as part of a larger Knight effort to revitalize democracy through civic technology and engagement. …

Not Another Hackathon?

Posted on by Hannah Young in CfA Staff, Fellowship, News

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“Not another hackathon!” Heard this lately? We have and we’d like to amend it: “Not another MEDIOCRE hackathon.” As hack events become more popular across the country (and ubiquitous in places with thriving tech communities) organizing one can seem daunting. But if …

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Meeting Cities

Posted on by Anselm Bradford in 2013, Fellowship, San Francisco

Truth be told, it’s safe to say what we’ll be doing in February is a bit of a mystery to us all. What will our schedule be? Where will we live? How do we need to plan? For the uninitiated, …

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The Energy in the Room

Posted on by Bob Sofman in #meta, CfA Staff, Fellowship

9:00 a.m., January 3, 2013 —  Breakfast awaits 28 civically committed fellows. Twenty eight individuals who have decided to devote the next 11 months to Code for America — to serving our governments. Coming from 15 different states with rich …

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Point Bonita

Posted on by Andrew Hyder in 2013, CfA Training, Fellowship, San Francisco

For the second day of the 2013 Fellowship, we were treated to an incredible trip to the Point Bonita YMCA in the Marin Headlands. We fellows got to know each other a little better and hype each other up as we …

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