Code for America

Submitted by birdie on Thu, 09/17/2009 - 10:11

Code for America is a new idea that’s in the process of becoming a program and a non-profit organization.

Cities are under greater pressure than ever, struggling with budget cuts and outdated technology. What if, instead of cutting services or raising taxes, cities could leverage the power of the web to become more efficient and effective? What if interacting with your local government was more like using Facebook or Yelp? What if, instead of reinventing the wheel every time, cities shared technology resources?

We believe there is a wealth of talent in the web industry eager to contribute to the rebuilding of America. Learn more by subscribing at this link and identifying yourself as either a ~geek~ or a ~wonk~.