Code for Seattle
Developers, designers, data geeks, leaders, artists, and idea-makers who help Seattle government and civic organizations adopt open web technologies.
Our next event:
Join us at our weekly meetups!
We meet almost every Wednesday from 5:45 to 9 p.m. Sign up at Meetup.com.
Big thanks to Impact Hub Seattle for providing the meeting space!
What is civic hacking?
Civic hacking creates technology that increases civic engagement, builds tools for governments to share information, and allows citizens to hold governments accountable. Civic hackers solve problems with code.
Check out this great video from the Sunlight Foundation:
Want to help Seattle, WA? Good — we could use your help!
We are a Code for America Brigade, which means we're a group of Seattleites that contribute our talents towards improving the way our local governments and community organizations use the web. Brigade is about action and you're here because you are someone who takes action. See what kind of things brigades do, or watch this inspirational TED talk given by Jennifer Pahlka, the founder of Code for America.
Works in progress:
Here's some of our current projects:
Also check out the projects teams worked on at our June 1, 2013 hackathon.
We meet often. Come hack with us!
Visit our Meetup group online for our next meetup's location and time. We try to meet at least once or twice a month where we hack (develop) our projects, or brainstorm on current issues and activities around Seattle.