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June 4 - 10am-4pm - National Civic Day of Hacking 
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Come jump in on tasks to advance projects to make our community better.


Saturday Schedule | June 4 |  10am-4pm

• 10-10:45am - Kickoff & Project Sprint Pitches: We will hear from the two existing, documented projects below, and then open the floor for other project ideas. The focus of the event is on advancing existing projects but we always encourage new projects and passions! If you'd like to pitch, please come a little early and try to document how people could help with your project before Saturday.

• 11am - 3:30pm - SPRINTS - AKA, Break out work groups. The Sprint Leads will get you going. Follow the project links below to the existing lists of tasks for each type of contributor: Citizen, Designer, Front End, Back End, Data Wrangler.   

• 11am - 12pm: Civic Hacking 101: For those new to this whole civic tech thing. Consider this an open meeting with Red Hat's Jason Hibbetts and City of Durham's Laura Beidiger. More background on Code for America, demos of some local civic apps created in the community. And sign up for a community app user testing group!  

• 12pm -  Catered Wraps from The Farmery in Durham ($5) [NC OpenPass Members - Free]

• 3:30pm - 4:00pm: Read out: Sprint Teams Demo and Report on progress and next steps

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Ways you can help

  • Citizen (Non-Tech) Opinions Needed : These tasks need non-technical, organization, brain-storming, contacting someone, some copy writing, or just help thinking about the task at hand. List of Opinion Tasks
  • Frontend: These tasks will require maybe a little HTML, some CSS, a maybe little Javascript. List of Frontend Tasks
  • Backend : The backend tasks will likely need help from someone with a little Ruby under their belt. List of Backend Tasks
  • Design : These tasks will need someone who can find or make icons, and is familiar with CSS and hex coloring, or confidence organizing page layout and making a mockup. List of Design Tasks
  • Data AnalysisList of Data Tasks

Ways you can help


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