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Personal Democracy Forum 2017

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Welcome to Civic Hall, a one-of-a-kind 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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  • September 22, 2017

    9:00am - 10:00am

    WeSparq [Members Only]

    Location: Orange Room

    Join a group of people committed to helping each other work independently and be more effective.

  • September 23, 2017

    9:00am - 6:30pm

    PARTNER EVENT: NYC 311 Data Jam – NYC’s National Day of Civic Hacking event

    Location: Rise New York 43 West 23rd Street 2nd Floor New York, NY 10010

    For 2017's National Day of Civic Hacking, we ask you to roll up your sleeves and data jam with us. Last year, we worked with NYC Parks to improve their TreesCount! Census data. This year, we will shine a light on NYC 311’s service requests and explore how to best use insights to improve community board decision making.

  • September 25, 2017

    4:30pm - 5:30pm

    New Member Orientation [Members Only]

    Location: Junior Board Room

    Join us for an informal session where you'll learn how to manage your membership, understand community guidelines and engage more fully in all that Civic Hall has to offer.

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Civic Tech News & Analysis

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    Citizens scientists turned digital humanitarians; building health into the OS of the world; and more.

  • Misguided

    How Apple could destroy years of govtech; Google's new Report for America initiative; and more.

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