San Francisco Open Legislation Civic Hack Night
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Introduction and Team Formation
9:00 pm Event Ends
While we do not know what specific uses or applications will be generated as a result of this effort, we anticipate the emergent technologies will increase overall accessibility of the administrative code and uncover new insights. Examples include visualizations of changes of the legal code over time, identification of arcane legislation that needs revision, identification of what the “hot” areas of legislative code (those that undergo constant revision ) are, etc.
When & Where
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.