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Upcoming Events in the Civic Tech Space
Zack Quaintance writes about the following upcoming civic technology events for Government Technology:
Code for America, the nonprofit and nonpartisan group at the forefront of civic tech, is preparing for National Day of Civic Hacking 2019, which will take place on Sept. 21. …
[T]he 2019 National Day of Civic Hacking will coincide with National Expungement Week, which is an effort by community groups across the country to help those who are eligible start the process of clearing their criminal records. …
[T]he civic tech group and Code for America brigade in Philadelphia, Code for Philly, is preparing for its own annual month-long hackathon.
Dubbed Launchpad 2019: Phundamentals, this event will start in early September and span the entire month, as it has for the past two years as well. Launchpad is [a] hackathon composed of many different events, participated in by groups of multi-disciplinary volunteers.
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