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Code for America: Austin Meetup

Code for America

Friday, July 15, 2011 at 6:00 PM - Monday, August 15, 2011 at 8:00 PM (CDT)

Code for America: Austin Meetup

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“I think it would be good if Austin could work with Code for America fellows and create new applications for our community… I know Austin’s tech community will be very interested in the Fellowship program – it’s a great opportunity."
- Mayor Lee Leffingwell

Code for America is coming to Austin! On July 15, 2011, Come enjoy a drink and learn about what Code for America and the City of Austin are planning on making happen next year -- how we're trying to leverage technology to make the city more engaging and transparent -- and how you can be apart of it by applying to be a Code for America fellow

Happy hour at La Condesa
5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, July 15, 2011
400 W. Second St., Austin, Texas
Free valet parking with validation available.

You can learn more about the Austin project online:


The Code for America Fellowship

Code for America is now accepting applications for its 2012 fellowship. If you’re a developer, designer, researcher, or entrepreneur who wants to make a difference, this is your opportunity to build a new generation of Gov 2.0 apps to make city governments work better. CfA fellows get a crash course in how cities work, mentorship and networking with the top names in tech and government, and a platform to launch companies and careers that will bring long-term innovation to the public sector. They also get a living-wage stipend, travel expenses, and healthcare for the year. Most of all, they get the chance to be heroes.

Applications are due July 31, 2011. Apply now:


Area tech group or company willing to partner to help out or spread the word? Please get in touch:

Have questions about Code for America: Austin Meetup? Contact Code for America

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La Condesa
400 W. Second Street
Austin, TX 78701

Friday, July 15, 2011 at 6:00 PM - Monday, August 15, 2011 at 8:00 PM (CDT)

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Code for America

Founded in 2009, Code for America (CfA) is a national nonprofit that partners with local governments and citizens to foster civic innovation. By working to reinvigorate civic participation, accelerate the civic startup marketplace, facilitate collaboration between government leaders, and build new tools that enhance and strengthen communities, CfA is helping governments solve old problems in new ways. CfA is working towards a government by the people, for the people, that works in the 21st Century.

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