San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Civic Hall is a new home for civic technology in New York City that opened in February 2015. We are a beautiful, vibrant community center and event space where anyone interested in making the world a better place using technology and social innovation can come together to collaborate, connect and solve civic problems at scale. We seek to celebrate and elevate our growing community of change-makers, organizations, entrepreneurs, government employees, engineers, academics, journalists, hackers, organizers, artists and more...
We're thrilled feature the published authors in our community with our first BOOK DAY! Join us for an all day celebration.
CIVIC HALL BOOK DAY
8:30 AM - Breakfast with Susan Crawford, author of Captive Audience and The Responsive City
12:00 PM - Lunch with Astra Taylor, author of The People's Platform: Taking Back Power and Culture in the Digital Age
2:00 PM - Afternoon snack with featured authors
Bruce Kushnick author of The Book of Broken Promises: $400 Billion Broadband Scandal and Free the Net
Allison Fine author of Matterness: Fearless Leadership for a Social World
5:00 PM - Talk with Micah L. Sifry, author of The Big Disconnect, Why the Internet Hasn't Transformed Politics (Yet) discussing the how of writing a book.
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM - Poetry in the Cafe and Happy Hour featuring Alissa Quart, author of Monetized
CIVIC HALL BOOK DRIVE
Donate your civic tech and social innovation books to our Civic Hall Library. We are the place where great ideas - and books - have a home.
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A collaborative innovation center that advances the use of technology for the public good.
Built on the idea that together – technologists, government officials, community organizers, researchers, makers, social entrepreneurs, change-makers, hackers, academics, journalists, artists– we can organize to solve civic problems to scale.
We are a community of action-oriented, cross-sector professionals located in the heart of Manhattan, where we aim to better the world through civic tech.