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Personal Democracy Forum 2017

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Welcome to Civic Hall, a one-of-a-kind non-profit collaboration center for the world’s civic innovators. We are a community space where social entrepreneurs, change-makers, government employees, hackers, academics, journalists, and artists can share knowledge, build tools, and solve problems together. 

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  • May 7, 2018

    5/7/18, 4:30pm - 5/7/20, 5:30pm

    New Member Orientation

    Location: Jr. Board Room

    New to Civic Hall? Join us for new member orientation to get the most out of your membership.  No advanced registration required. 

  • June 12, 2018

    6/12/18, 5:00pm - 6/23/18, 7:00pm

    Introduction to Coding and APIs

    Location: Board Room

    RSVP for this event here: https://introapisch.eventbrite.com Presented by Elizabeth Ferraro of Women Who Code NYC Our end goal is to send a text message 24hours before it rains in New York City. First, we will work with the Twilio SMS API (https://www.twilio.com/docs/api/rest) and send a text message. We will learn how...

  • May 21, 2020

    4:30pm - 5:30pm

    New Member Orientation

    Location: Jr. Board Room

    New to Civic Hall? Join us for new member orientation to get the most out of your membership.  No advanced registration required. 

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  • Slips of Paper

    Why government websites are always such a mess; Microsoft responds to employees' concerns; and more.

  • Tender Age

    Horror after horror at the US-Mexico border; reflecting on #PDF18; and more.

  • Standing Up

    Tim Cook's tricky balancing act; doctors speak out against family separation; and more.

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